Covenantor stories

View our covenantor stories to get a better understanding of the journey that LCV members have been on and what they’ve learned along the way.
‘Morwell’ in the Northern Grampians

‘Morwell’ in the Northern Grampians

Catherine and Clive Carlyle are managing a 145-hectare property abutting the Grampians National Park. Morwell is home to rare flora and fauna species and has a High Landscape connectivity score.

‘Raakajlim’ in the Mallee

‘Raakajlim’ in the Mallee

Mallee Conservation is restoring habitat on Raakajlim and building awareness and appreciation of the plants, animals and habitat of the Mallee in northwest Victoria.

EcoGipps biolinks Gippsland

EcoGipps biolinks Gippsland

EcoGipps consists of four diverse properties, covering 1,000 acres in the Gippsland region. There is a large program of work underway to restore the landscape and share scientific and Indigenous knowledge.

St Arnaud and Slaty Creek carbon sequestration

St Arnaud and Slaty Creek carbon sequestration

We get great pleasure from our covenanted land. Land management activities bring us into contact with neighbours and the southeast Wimmera community and association with natural landscapes is good for one’s health – physical, mental and spiritual.

Seawalls Edge Nature Reserve, Toora, South Gippsland

In 2008 we purchased 15ha of farmland on Corner Inlet, Gippsland, overlooking Wilsons Promontory. Over 30,000 plants covering 450 species of plants have been planted. The growth and variety of plants everywhere have been heart-warming.

Aumann ‘Bush Paddock’, Wimmera region, Vic

Aumann ‘Bush Paddock’, Wimmera region, Vic

In setting aside this parcel of land for its environmental value I estimate that I have sacrificed hundreds of thousands of dollars over my lifetime. However, it is worth it to save rare and endangered species, including Buloke woodlands.