News - Education

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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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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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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Wadawurrung celebration of Water and Culture at Dog Rocks, Batesford

3 May 2019

To combat dry conditions and improve river health and habitat for native fish platypus and other species, Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation (Wadawurrung) and Corangamite Catchment Management Authority...

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Local rural women connect at inaugural forum

18 March 2019

Over 100 local women were inspired to learn, share and connect with each other at the inaugural Corangamite Rural Women’s Forum on Friday 15 March at the heritage listed Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea. The...

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Women on Farms workshops for rural women

16 January 2019

If you look around at agricultural field days, you’ll be most likely met by a sea of men and very few women. This is despite the fact that 50 per cent of the population is female and women often...

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How can we help you?

21 November 2018

I recently had the pleasure of joining one of our fantastic staff, Jess Lill, on a farm visit that highlighted just how the CCMA works with farmers in our region to help them to look after their land...

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Water fun and learning in the swamp!

30 October 2018

National Water Week (21-27 Oct 2018) was celebrated in the field by our Lady Star of the Sea, St Francis Xavier Primary School students and the Corangamite CMA At Connewarre Wetland Centre,...

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Saving water with compost and wine

29 October 2018

The Corangamite CMA is working with Bannockburn Vineyards to apply compost under vine in a 5 Acre Shiraz block and 50% of a 3 Acre Sauvignon Blanc block in mid Spring 2018. Soil moisture probes/sensors...

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