News - Citizen Science

Bugs and beetles

3 May 2018

The Corangamite CMA together with entomologists Dr Paul Horne and Jessica Page from IPM Technologies Pty Ltd are developing a field guide to the invertebrates (bugs and beetles) found...

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Coast to Coast 2018

24 April 2018

View of the Derwent River Estuary from MONAArt installation on the Derwent River Estuary.Meeting staff from the Nyrstar zinc works on the Derwent River Estuary.EstuaryWatch Victoria Coordinator Rose Herben...

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Farewell to a much loved Waterwatcher

20 April 2018

It is with much sadness that we farewell Laura Bocker a Waterwatch champion, who passed away earlier this year. Carlisle River was Laura’s passion and we are forever in her debt for the lead role...

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Zappy happy at Carlisle River

17 April 2018

Dr Ty Matthews shows some of the younger participants the morning catch Last Friday (13th April) farmers and community members from along the Gellibrand River are being treated to an electrofishing...

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Out and about with Geelong Field Naturalists Club

9 March 2018

As part of our Plains Tender Program we have been conducting fauna surveys with the help of the Geelong Field Naturalists Club (GFNC) over the past two years. Juvenile Eastern Brown Snake - Sheoaks,...

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Victoria leads the way in supporting citizen scientists

26 February 2018

Waterwatch and EstuaryWatch are leading the way in supporting citizen scientists to participate in monitoring of their local waterways.The Waterwatch and EstuaryWatch programs recently published their...

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VVP in colour

9 February 2018

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! The Victorian Volcanic Plains come to life in spring and to show how amazing the wildflowers, plants and animals are on the basalt plains, the Corangamite CMA is running...

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Fish find a way….. back home.

10 January 2018

Thousands of migrating fish are making their way through the Barwon River's lower tidal barrage fishway.  As part of the statewide VEFMAP program looking at the responses of aquatic systems in response...

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Funding boost for Corangamite Landcare Groups

16 December 2017

Corangamite environment groups will receive $191,000 in funding as part of the Victorian Government’s $1.93 million Landcare Grants program. The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority distribute...

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Surfing chicks!

27 November 2017

Recently, Meg Cullen from BirdLife Australia’s Beach Nesting Bird team held an informative workshop all about Hooded Plovers for an enthusiastic group of 13th Beach Boardriders Club members. They...

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