Orange-bellied Parrots return to the Bellarine

22 May 2020

In exciting news for twitchers (bird watchers) everywhere, an Orange-bellied Parrot was sighted last month on the Bellarine Peninsula. The critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot is one of only...

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Government agencies open Curdies estuary

8 May 2020

The Curdies River estuary was opened on Tuesday 5 May due to recent rainfall and increasing water levels. Parks Victoria used earth moving equipment to remove a large natural sand berm that had been...

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Important notice – coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 March 2020

In light of the current and rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we will be continuing the operation of our services and delivery of our programs where possible however will be restricting...

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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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Recycled timber creates new reel estate for fish

28 February 2020

Fish populations in the Barwon River through Geelong have new underwater habitat thanks to the creative repurposing of timber saved from road construction projects. A dozen root-balls, or snags...

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Barwon River through Geelong re-opened after blue-green algae outbreak

7 February 2020

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority has re-opened the Barwon River in Geelong for in-water activities following a blue-green algae outbreak last week. The Barwon River was closed last Friday...

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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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