News - Wetlands & Lakes

“Boosting Recreational Water Use Initiative” for the Barwon River through Geelong

21 August 2020

Canoe landing at Balyang Sanctuary The Corangamite CMA is the land and waterway manager for the Barwon River through Geelong/ This entails approximately a 10km stretch of river corridor reserves from...

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Weed works commence along the upper Barwon River in Birregurra

26 March 2019

Work has begun to remove non-native willows, poplars, cherry plum and blackberry from the banks of the Barwon River, upstream of the Birregurra-Deans Marsh Road bridge in Birregurra. After herbicide...

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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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Curdies and Gellibrand Estuary Management Plans

11 December 2017

The Corangamite CMA has prepared Estuary Management Plans (EMPs) for two iconic estuaries in the region’s southwest - the Curdies and Gellibrand. Through a collaborative process and with the...

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We want YOUR feedback!

1 November 2017

Are you interested in flooding? Have YOUR say on the Draft Regional Flood Strategy!The Corangamite Catchment Regional Management Strategy is now out for public consultation. The draft Strategy...

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Farmer to custodian

30 October 2017

Bob Swinburn, a farmer on the shoreline of the Ramsar listed Lake Connewarre, born on a place with international significance, has created an oasis for the plants and animals over his lifetime. In this...

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Fishing festival at Lake Wendouree

10 October 2017

Harry identifies waterbugs at the Waterwatch display on Lake Wendouree. The opening of the 2017 trout fishing season was celebrated with free family friendly event in Ballarat on Saturday 2nd of September. On...

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Western District Lakes adaptation pathways

18 September 2017

The Western District Lakes are an iconic feature of the region’s landscape. They define what we visualise when we think about the Victorian Volcanic Plains, they have highly significant cultural...

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Victorian Volcanic Plains Biodiversity Grants

5 September 2017

 The Corangamite CMA Victorian Volcanic Plains Biodiversity Grants have funded many interesting projects over the last two years. One recent example is the Beeac Primary School who developed the...

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Same, same, but different. . . The tale of one creek and its many faces

21 August 2017

Have you visited the ever-changing landscape of Painkalac Creek in Aireys Inlet?During the summer-time, Painkalac Creek will greet you as a dried up trickle flanked by bronzed, thirsty shrub land....

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