Ludlow, Western Australia

Our objective is to restore and protect the iconic Ludlow Tuart Forest, and the historic Ludlow settlement for the benefit of future generations, biodiversity, tourism, education and research.

Coming events

Every Wednesday (Ludlow utilities group)
Every Wednesday morning, a number of dedicated members (some would say with too much time on their hands!), spend the morning repairing and upgrading essential utilities at the Ludlow site. If you have some trade skills, or just handy with a hammer or a shovel, come along and join us.

Friday 3 May 2019 (FIFWA field trip)
Forest Industries Federation WA members only are invited to attend a tuart forest field trip and presentation on Friday, 3 May 2019, informing industry of the community support for the restoration of the Ludlow State tuart forest and the historic Ludlow forest settlement. See event details here

Sunday 5 May 2019 (Ludlow Busy bee)
Busy bees are held on the first Sunday of each month at the Ludlow mill, commencing at 8am. Bring along morning tea and socialise with some wonderful people. More info to follow in due course. Bet you can't wait!

Monday 6 May 2019 (Committee meeting)
The next committee meeting will be meeting will be held at the Capel Senior Citizens Centre, Roe Rd, Capel commencing 5pm. All members are welcome to attend committee meetings as observers. The agenda will be posted a couple of days prior to the meeting.

Saturday 15 June 2019 (Tuart seedling planting begins - yay)
The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group will commence a planting programme of 30 hectares of former tuart forest in what is known as the `Lockhart Block`, off Tuart Drive, Ludlow from Saturday 15th June 2019 for a period of ten days. 

FIFWA field trip

Forest Industries Federation WA members are invited to attend a tuart forest field trip and presentation on Friday, 3 May 2019, informing industry of the community support for the restoration of theRead more

Caretakers wanted

The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group is seeking expressions of interest from people to act as short term caretakers at the Ludlow mill and settlement.  Register your interest here Read more

Look at them now!

Here is a recent photo showing the progress of our tuart seedlings at the Boyanup Botanical Nursery. It is a pretty sight. Planting will commence mid year so there is plenty of time to sponsor aRead more

Call the Police

Today, we erected around 60 signs at the Ludlow mill and settlement site to encourage the public to call the Police if they see any suspicious behaviour. Hopefully the signs will also discourageRead more

Sponsor a seedling

Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group now have this special opportunity for the public to sponsor tuart seedlings. In 2018, Cristal Mining donated 30,000 tuart seeds to our Group and a subsequentRead more

Annual Report

The 2018 Annual report of the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group was released today. Read the full report here.Read more

Diane Evers visit

Last Friday our President and Vice President met with the Hon. Diane Evers MLC for South West to show her over the site where 30,000 tuart seedlings will be planted next year. She was very interestedRead more

Busy, Busy bee

It was terrific to see so may members at Ludlow on Saturday. The main task was to clean up around the mill buildings to reduce the fire risk. We loaded building materials, rubbish and scrap metalRead more

Ludlow water supply

We are holding a busy bee this Saturday, 1 December commencing at 8am. The focus will be on fire prevention and a general clean up around the mill buildings. If you can spare the morning, or just aRead more

Some good news!

Boyanup Botanical Nursery have been contracted to provide our group with 30,000 tuart seedlings for our first planting in the Ludlow Lockhart block in 2019. Here is a recent photo of some seedlings.Read more

Vandals hit Ludlow

Vandals and thieves are a major problem at the Ludlow settlement. Our Vice President, Des Donnelly was interviewed by the media this week. See the West Australian article Vandals hit Ludlow villageRead more

Stolen hand press

This hand arbor press was taken from the Ludlow mill workshop recently. The photo was taken in late July by photographer, Laurie Davies and the disappearance discovered late September. If anyoneRead more
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