Leigh & Murdeduke
The Leigh and Murdeduke landscape zone.
Landcare networks in this area:
The Leigh Catchment Group is a Landcare Network with 8 Landcare Groups. These are: Ross Creek Landcare Group, Upper Williamson's Creek Landcare Group, Garibaldi Environment Group, Grenville Landcare Group, Bamganie/Meredith Landcare Group, Leigh Districts Landcare Group and WattleFlat/Pootilla Landcare Group The group covers the Yarrowee River/ Leigh River catchment from Ballarat to Inverleigh. It also covers the subcatchments of the Native Hut Creekand Bruce's Creek around Teesdale and Bannockburn. The other subcatchments covered are the Mia Mia Creek and Warrambine Creek around Mt Mercer and Wingeel.
Landcare groups in this area:
Garibaldi Environment Group covers the area south of Buninyong including Garibaldi and Durham Lead
Hasties Creek Landcare Group
The Leigh Districts Landcare Group is centred around the Leigh River and includes Shelford, Inverleigh, Teesdale, Bannockburn, and Wingeel.
The Napoleons/Enfield Landcare Group is based around Cambrian Hill, Napoleons and Enfield just south of Ballarat. This is a brief outline of the group.
The Upper Williamson's Creek Landcare Group is centred around the Williamson's Creek catchment and includes Clarendon, Scotsburn, Buninyong and Durham Lead areas.
We are family-based group, who hold regular events aimed at improving and protecting our natural environment and having fun, on public land, urban blocks, acreages and farms around Brown Hill, Glen Park, Wattle Flat, Pootilla and Dean. New members are always welcome.