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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

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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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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Planting trees to give Barwon River fish a helping hand

15 July 2019

Over 40 local recreational anglers braved wet and windy conditions last Saturday to help revegetate the Barwon River. Thousands of native trees, shrubs and grasses were planted on the banks of the lower...

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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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Managing pests to help Orange-bellied Parrots on the Bellarine Peninsula

3 June 2019

The critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot will have improved winter feeding grounds on the Bellarine Peninsula and Avalon Foreshore this year, thanks to a pest control project supported by Corangamite...

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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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