NAME CHANGE: KING ISLAND LANDCARE GROUP (KILG) has had a name change in 2021. It was formerly known as King Island Natural Resource Management Group (KINRM), formed in 1996.
MEET OUR STAFF:
Weed Crew- Planting native tree seedlings continues at Currie wharf, and council projects. Weed eradication continues at Boggy Creek, Currie wharf, private properties and Pegarah Reserve. The weed crew are able to do private works under a fee for service arrangement and spray equipment is available for hire.
Michelle Mauric and Lee Jefferies, KIRDO Office Administrators – Michelle and Lee support us though their positions at KIRDO, so information on KILG activities and projects is available during KIRDO opening hours. Phone 03 6462 1778.
Bird Surveys - Volunteers needed NOW for Spring bird surveys, no prior experience needed, follow this link for more information, 2021 Wings on King Bird Surveys, 22 October - 22 November. Registrations by October 20th, please.
Geology of King Island - These two wonderful publications are available for purchase from KIRDO, 5 George Street:
• A Guide to the Geology of King Island Part 1, 2016 by Clive Calver
• Geology of King Island Part 2 - Excursions, 2016 by Clive Calver
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in doing a project on your property to improve and protect your vegetation, soil, water quality, to look after threatened species or just find out about what is on your property, contact us. We can help with information, project planning, applying for funding, or point you in the right direction for further support.