Torquay & District Landcare Group

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Our purpose

Group established 1982

The Torquay Landcare Group is committed to sustainable management of local natural resource assets. We have an emphasis on protecting catchments, streams and remnant vegetation to ensure the associated wildlife corridors maintain a diverse and healthy environment.

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Our committee

Caitlin Ovens
Lesley Evans


Lesley Evans
0400 947 819

Landcare Facilitator Contact

Murray Johns
Landcare Facilitator
0455 500 542

Regions we're part of

Region 1

Upcoming events

Statewide event 14 Jun 2024

Unruly Renegades

Join Alison Pouliot in exploring the Fungi of the Surf Coast shire.

Group event 15 Jun 2024

Fostering Fungi

Join Alison Pouliot in Fungus Discovery Workshop.

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Past events

Group event Event ended 21 Apr 2024


In 1881 Charles Darwin wrote: "It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...

Group event Event ended 23 Mar 2024

'An Underground Odyssey – Exploring the life in your soil’

Who are your ‘underground livestock’? Why are they so important?.

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Group news and project updates

News, 12 Jun 2019,

Fungi seminar and workshops with Alison Pouliot

Report on the recent Fungi seminar and workshops presented by Alison Pouliot.

News, 9 Jan 2019,

An Introduction to the Fungi of the Forest and Farm

Fungi, a world of kingdoms, ecosystems, landscapes, underworlds, fear and joy!.

News, 9 Jan 2019,

Moriac Primary School planting at Greenfield Reserve

400 seedlings, mulching, and cleaning up last years work, all to be completed in a few hours!.

News, 9 Jan 2019,

2018 Quiksilver Foundation and Torquay Landcare back to Spring Creek

The team is back to Spring Creek filling in the gaps and tidying up previous years plantings.

News, 13 Oct 2017,

2017 Spring Creek revitalised

The Quiksilver Foundation and Torquay Landcare Group celebrate a 10 year relationship, with another planting along Spring Creek.

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