News - Community Events

Colac locals learn how to be Pesticide Detectives

28 February 2020

Corangamite CMA welcomed community members from Colac and District to join Kavitha Chinathamby from RMIT to demonstrate how citizen scientists are sampling for pesticides in waterways. There was strong...

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Recycled timber creates new reel estate for fish

28 February 2020

Fish populations in the Barwon River through Geelong have new underwater habitat thanks to the creative repurposing of timber saved from road construction projects. A dozen root-balls, or snags...

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Local volunteers help monitor platypus numbers

12 December 2019

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority has partnered with the Australian Platypus Conservancy to launch an innovative new program for citizen scientists to keep track of platypus numbers. ...

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3,000 trees give Curdies fish a helping hand

30 September 2019

Over 30 recreational anglers enjoyed a cool but sunny Sunday morning planting thousands of trees along the lower Curdies River at Curdievale.The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) hosted...

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Locals recognised at Victorian Landcare Awards

6 September 2019

Nominees from Landcare groups across the Corangamite region were recognised at the 2019 Victorian Landcare Awards at Government House. The awards are held every two years to acknowledge the success...

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Thompson Creek estuary community information day

29 August 2019

Over 50 members of the Breamlea community attended an open forum on Wednesday, 24 July to learn about natural estuary processes, citizen science and the collaborative role of agencies in estuary management. Darren...

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Thompson Creek estuary information session well attended by Breamlea community

12 August 2019

Over 50 members of the Breamlea community attended an open forum on Wednesday, 24 July to learn about natural estuary processes, citizen science and the collaborative role of agencies in estuary management. The...

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Funding available to restore waterway frontage burnt in St Patrick’s Day fires

3 June 2019

Betty Russell in front of Yellow-bellied glider habitat on her Scotts Creek property, which has been rehabilitated after the 2018 St Patrick’s Day fires with funding from the Victorian government. A...

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Corangamite CMA says “thank you” to citizen science volunteers

27 May 2019

At a National Volunteer Week event, the Corangamite CMA said “thank you” to environmental volunteers who work with them in Citizen Science programs across the region. Over 25 Volunteers came...

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Celebrating Water and Culture on the Moorabool

17 May 2019

On a beautiful Autumn day at Dog Rocks on the Morrabul Yaluk, Wadawurrung Traditional Owners joined community and agency with a love for the Moorabool River to celebrate Water and Culture and the recognition...

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