Scotsburn Fire Recovery

Scotsburn Phoenix Project - Expressions of Interest

This is an opportunity for landholders affected by the December 2015 Scotsburn Fire to access funding to complete on-ground works to retore, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environmental burnt by the fire. Examples of activiites that will be considered for funding are revegetation of indigenous plants, protection of waterways, weed spraying, protection of remnant vegetation and erosion control.

Due to privacy law constraints The Leigh Catchment Group are not aware of all landholders affected by the fire. If you are intersted in completing works and being involved in this project we require you to complete and return the expression of interest form (available below) back to us as soon as possible, so we can commence the project.

pdfScotsburn Phoenix Project Expression of Interest Form580.3 KB19/08/2017, 13:31

For more information please click on the flyer below:

pdfScotsburn Phoenix Project Information Flyer3.63 MB


National Landcare Conference

To access the Climate Impact and Responses Presentation, please click on link below:

pdfThe role of Landcare in Fire Recovery, Preparing for Natural Disasters. Author Andrea Mason.1.69 MB19/08/2017, 13:31

Bushfire Information

The Leigh Catchment Group (LCG) is keen to help property owners affected by the recent Scotsburn Fire.

Advice and information is available to fire affected landholders under the following five categories:


2. Native plants and animals

3. Pest plant and animals

4. Agriculture (soils, pastures, stock)

5. River health and water quality

Click on a category for information, suggested actions and links to more detailed reports.

If you are interested in being a part of a future project such as revegetation, fencing, whole farm planning, monitoring, setting up nest boxes or anything else, please complete an LCG Expression of Interest Form.