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Site visit 2: Managing grasslands

December 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


These site visits to the Western Grassland Reserve and online forums are a collaboration between the Melbourne Strategic Assessment team at DELWP and the Grassy Plains Network.

Site visit 2: Managing grasslands

Join this tour with grassland experts and visit recoverable grassland blocks in the southern section of the Western Grassland Reserve.

  • Find out how we can begin to restore these recoverable blocks and discuss the management practices needed to achieve this goal
  • Take a look at a weed-dominated block to consider what management and restoration is feasible
  • Visit grassland blocks which have been managed for several years by Parks Victoria
  • Finish at Little River Mechanics Institute Hall for a light lunch. Join a discussion about management challenges and how we can work together to achieve good conservation outcomes.

Who should attend?

Our second site visit is more technical and suited to those with an in-depth interest in grassland management issues. For important background information, please attend online forums 2 and 3 or view the recorded versions (at https://grassyplains.net.au/wgr-management-and-vision/) before this event.

When: 9:30am to 3pm, Sunday 4 December

Where: Little River Mechanics Institute Hall, 8 Rothwell Rd, Little River VIC 3211

Cost: Free, but bookings essential: https://events.humanitix.com/wgr-site-visit-2-technical-audience-management-options

What to bring: Closed walking boots (the ground gets rocky and boggy), sun protection, something to drink. Be prepared for the weather!

For further information, contact:

Julie Power, Partnerships and Reporting Coordinator, Melbourne Strategic Assessment, DELWP


0412 989 822

Adrian Marshall, Facilitator, Grassy Plains Network


0413 757 173

Or visit the WGR Management and Vision page at https://grassyplains.net.au/wgr-management-and-vision/


December 4, 2022
9:30 am - 3:00 pm