Skip to main content
Locate usPhone:
Logon
Financial adviceFuneral Bonds
Bendigo Bank
Personal homeFinancial adviceFuneral Bonds

Koala Corridor receives Community Bank grant

1 June 2021 |Community news

The Mardan Mirboo North Landcare Group Inc. (MMNLG) received a grant from the Community Bank Mirboo North & District’s Community Investment Program this year.

Our aim is to create as many interconnected habitat corridors as possible across the landscape. We aim to support and enhance the population of Strzelecki Koalas. While building community awareness of this endangered species and participation in restoring habitat.

As part of the program, seven properties will be receiving koala friendly native indigenous trees. We've placed our tubestock orders with Strzelecki Plant Farm. These trees will be ready for planting by late autumn/winter.

The MMNLG members have been planting koala corridors for many years. Each property owner decides the number of trees they can plant and fence, to protect each piece of this ‘jigsaw puzzle’. A puzzle that’s slowly being crafted into a viable network of ‘koala highways.’

Our ‘Tree bees’ are extremely popular, and it helps to get larger amounts of trees in the ground quickly. We usually gather on a Sunday morning and plant for 2 hours (we’ve been known to plant over 1000 trees in this time), followed by a shared BBQ lunch. Working with like-minded people creates a time for conversations. Helpful information can be shared on all sorts of subjects.

If you’re interested in lending our koalas a helping hand, send an email to the
Mardan Mirboo North Landcare Group Inc. Strzelecki Koala Corridor Project Extension.

Related Topics

Bendigo Bank
Connect with us

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL / Australian Credit Licence 237879. Any advice provided on this website is of a general nature only and does not take into account your personal needs, objectives and financial circumstances. You should consider whether it is appropriate for your situation. Please read the applicable Disclosure Documents before acquiring any product described on this website. Please also review our Financial Services Guide (FSG) before accessing information on this website. Information on this page can change without notice to you.

© Copyright 2021 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank