Gippslandscapes

Gippslandscapes is an occasional podcast, highlighting the many people doing great things caring for the environment and improving the landscapes of our region.  Whether they are farmers, “townies” involved in Landcare, or just someone with a passion to make the region a better place.

Each episode will feature one person or group and they are available by clicking on the links below and are searchable wherever you get your podcasts.

Episode 1: Introduction – an interview with WGCMA CEO Martin Fuller.


Episode 2:
A passionate heart – an interview with Gary Howard from Field and Game Australia about the Heart Morass.


Episode 3:
The past, present and future for farming in the Macalister Irrigation District – interviews with veteran dairy farmer Graeme Anderson and long time MID agronomist Gavan Lamb.


Episode 4:
Regenerative Agriculture in Gippsland – interviews with farmer David Read and cover crop agronomist Jade Killoran.


Episode 5:
Dairying with a view to sustainability – interview with Newry dairy farmer Kate Mirams.

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Episode 6: Farming for the Future – interview with Tarwin based vegetable farmer Adam Schreur.


Episode 7:  The importance of birdlife as indicator of overall environmental health – interview with Deb Sullivan from BirdLife Australia.


Episode 8:  Understanding the dolphins of the Gippsland Lakes – interview with Kate Charlton-Robb from the Marine Mammal Foundation.


Episode 9:  Protecting the Gippsland Lakes from the Shady Creek – interview with organic dairy farmer Lara Naus about the creek protection work being done on her farm.


Episode 10:  Gippsland’s unique Chain of Ponds – interview with landholder John Boyd about the Chain of Ponds and the work that has been done to protect them.


Episode 11:  Enthusiasm, wetlands and Bell Frogs – interview with Marty Potts from Greening Australia about all things wetlands in and around the Gippsland Lakes.


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Episode 14: National Landcare Smart Farms, Small Grants program : Multi-species crop cover, Soil Health, Sea Grasses and inventive local contractors leading the world!


Episode 15: Landcare but on the water! Sea grass and fish, a whole of catchment approach to making things a whole lot better.


Episode 16: Building carbon, healthy soils and better product – Regen Agriculture using Soil Kee renovator


Episode 17: Meet the man who has planted 5000 trees a year for 25 years! Bass Coast’s Darryl Hook.


Episode 18: Blue Carbon – how wetlands and coastal fringes could save the planet. Oh and how the tea bag is doing its bit too!


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Episode 20: It’s celebration time as we pause to acknowledge those magnificent things we call trees! 🎉

Irrigation in the Macalister Irrigation District, photo credit Craig Moodie and DELWP
Irrigation in the Macalister Irrigation District at the Clyne property
Kate Mirams (left) with agronomist Alexis Killoran - Episode 3 and 4.
Kate Mirams (left) with agronomist Alexis Killoran - Episode 3 and 4.
Dr Kate Charlton-Robb - Marine Mammal Foundation - Episode 7.
Dr Kate Charlton-Robb - Marine Mammal Foundation - Episode 7.
Gary Howard (Pud) and Geoff Glass (Pa) at the Heart Morass near Sale
Gary Howard (Pud) & Geoff Glass (Pa) - Heart Morass nr Sale Episode 1.
Adam Schreur - Episode 5.
Adam Schreur - Episode 5.
Lara Naus from Neerim South - Episode 8.
Lara Naus from Neerim South - Episode 8.
Regen Ag proponent David Read at his property at Perry Bridge - Episode 3.
Regen Ag proponent David Read at his property at Perry Bridge - Episode 3.
Deb Sullivan Birdlife Australia - Episode 6.
Deb Sullivan Birdlife Australia - Episode 6.
Greening Australia's Martin Potts Episode 11
Greening Australia's Martin Potts Episode 11