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2011 Qld Landcare Awards, Individual Landcarer – Mr Glen Baker
8 Sep 2011
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Mr Glen Baker, president of the North Burnett Landcare Group, won the award 2011 QLD Landcare Award for Australian Government Individual Landcarer.  Nominated by the Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG), Mr Bakers award was deserved recognition for the progress he has made in coordinating Landcare projects in the North Burnett Region.

Mr Danny Green, General Manager of BMRG said ‘His enthusiasm and  energy has achieved many significant outcomes within his local area, including; development of the Monto botanic gardens concept and, with funding through BMRG’s  Better Catchments program, implemented the rehabilitation of two environmentally significant wetland areas adjacent to the Monto township.  We are proud to have nominated him and very excited by his win’.

Mr Baker volunteers much of his time and is committed to Land Care principles and the promotion of sustainable practices to a broad and diverse audience, from school children through Children’s Landcare Day, to workshops involving local landowners.

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Community Education Environment 2011 Awards Biodiversity BMRG Botanic Burnett Conservation Gardens Glenn_Baker Landcare Monto North NRM President QLD Volunteer Wetland Wetlands
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