The Landcare Hero Honour Roll
The Landcare Hero Honour Roll seeks to promote, acknowledge and celebrate the considerable contributions of those who have been involved in Landcare for 25 years or more. If you would like to share your experiences or know someone who deserves to be celebrated, make your nomination today.
Peter and Wilma McKay(VIC)
Peter and Wilma have been a pioneer and driving force of Landcare in the district. They were the co-founders of the Triholm Landcare group in 1991, with the first meeting being held on their property. Wilma has been secretary/treasurer since 1995 and Peter president for many years. Their enthusiasm and dedication to the group has ensured the successful continuation of the group in the area. Additionally, Wilma and Peter have also been a driving force of environmental programs and policy. Wilma is a current member of the South Gippsland Community Weed Taskforce and has been a representative of the Slow the Flow program and a board member of the Sustainable Strzelecki’s group. Wilma and Peter have also greatly implemented sustainable practice on their own dairy farm in Poowong, planting around 15,000 trees and actively applying best practice environmental management. They are both very involved with the local Dairy Industry.