Landcare Victoria oversees 10 divisions within the state of Victoria. One of these Divisions is West Gippsland. West Gippsland oversees 5 District Landcare Networks. One of these districts is the Yarram Yarram Landcare Network.
The Yarram Yarram Landcare Network (YYLN) was established in 1995 and covers a diverse area of approximately 218,800 hectares. YYLN stretches from the temperate rainforests of the Strzelecki Ranges to the Ramsar listed wetlands of Corner Inlet and Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park, encompassing the Giffard Plain, along the Ninety Mile Beach to Seaspray.
The YYLN is the umbrella organisation for thirteen Landcare Groups, providing support and strategic direction across the YYLN area. The groups are made up of volunteers from the local area. Members are involved in a range of activities and events including
The Landcare Groups provide a framework for locals to get together.
The YYLN is a not-for profit, incorporated association, managed by a volunteer board (made up of local people) who ensure the organisation is well governed, provide strategic direction for the region and representative of the local groups.
The YYLN employ staff who manage the day to day running of the organisation and delivery of multiple on ground sustainable agricultural and environmental stewardship projects. Staff play a vital role in coordinating on ground works, developing funding submissions, providing group support, partnership development and responding to community needs.
For more comprehensive details refer to the following pages.
Current and Past Projects