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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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Plantation partnership to improve Gellibrand River health

11 December 2019

The planting site upstream of the Gellibrand River, showing healthy regrowth of native reeds. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority has partnered with Midway Plantations to improve the health...

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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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Grants boost Corangamite Landcare projects

20 September 2019

Corangamite Landcare groups have been boosted by the announcement of over $230,000 worth of funding for local projects through the Victorian Landcare Grants Program. Last week, Minister for Energy,...

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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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John Riddiford to lead Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

3 September 2019

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Riddiford as Chief Executive Officer. Corangamite CMA Chair Alice Knight believes the appointment...

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Thompson Creek estuary community information day

29 August 2019

Darren Cheeseman MP opening the information session Over 50 members of the Breamlea community attended an open forum on Wednesday, 24 July to learn about natural estuary processes, citizen science...

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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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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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Board tour of the upper Barwon catchment

26 July 2019

On Thursday, 25 July 2019 the Corangamite CMA Board toured two revegetation sites in the upper Barwon catchment with staff from the CMA, Barwon Water and the Upper Barwon Landcare Network. Dewing Creek...

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