News - Research

Landholder survey report now available

26 June 2020

Thank you to the more than 600 landholders who filled in and returned the Corangamite CMA's 2019 Social Benchmarking Survey. This feedback provides valuable insight and allows the Corangamite CMA to...

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Estuary research on the Otway coast

26 July 2019

Scientists from the University of Melbourne and the Australian Rivers Institute are conducting research on artificial estuary openings in the Corangamite region. The estuaries found along the coastline...

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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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Water smart pig farming

27 September 2018

The Protecting the Environment via On-farm Water Efficiency Project, delivers a number of on-farm pilot activities testing the viability and effectiveness of modernised on- farm water capture technologies...

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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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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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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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Sutherlands Creek from the air

2 November 2017

With the coming of spring and the onset of some warmer, calmer weather,  it's a good time to take to the skies and conduct some monitoring. Sutherlands Creek revegetation - native vegetation is...

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