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.
Richard and Zoe Baillie(VIC)
Zoe and Richard Baillie were foundation members of Jindanook Landcare group, which formed in 1988. Richard served as president and Zoe as equipment officer during their time with the group. The Jindanook LC group planted 25,000 trees a year during this time, many as part of the group’s Green Web project which aimed to establish bio-links between river reserves, remnant bush and community plantings. Richard was responsible for the coordinating the group’s ragwort aerial spraying program and the FoxOff fox control program as well as a dung beetle project. Zoe and Richard are active members and involved in all Landcare activities that Nerrena holds.