Local Impact Stories
Below are just some of the local impact stories from Into Our Hands Foundation grant recipients.
Mudgegonga & District Landcare identified the Whole of Community Landscape Project as an important step to linking the natural environment, practical farming practices, community gathering spaces, social connection and creativity to develop a more fire safe and resilient community. The community was very keen to restore the land, address environmental issues and leave a legacy within the landscape. They nominated protection of the remnant trees and their provenance to maintain the last living links with their early heritage, documentation of Aboriginal and European settlement of the district, a memorial trail and the design and building of a more ecologically functional and fire safe landscape. They developed a group has developed a Community Landscape Master Plan, and various groups set about implementing various aspects of it. The Landscape Committee planted of over 500 deciduous and native trees across the fire affected communities.Others removed old trees at the Bruarong Hall, Upper Gundowring Hall and [...]