2022 VICTORIAN LANDCARE GRANTS NOW OPEN

Supporting Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks across Victoria. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio has opened the latest round of the Victorian Landcare Grants, with $3.35 million funding available to Landcare...

MATTHEW EVANS DISHES THE DIRT ON HIS LATEST NEW BOOK SOIL AT A SMALL PRODUCERS LAUNCH EVENT

Matthew Evans, aka the Gourmet Farmer, was a special guest presenter at the Small Blocks Big Dreams- Small Producers Launch Event last week to dish out the latest dirt on his new book: Soil which has taken the agriculture industry by storm. Matthew Evans new book Soil...

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT?

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority are looking for passionate locals to join their Community Engagement Network (CEN) who want to learn about and get involved in natural resource management in the Corangamite region. The Corangamite Catchment Management...
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LEADING CHARGE TO PROTECT COASTAL DUNES

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LEADING CHARGE TO PROTECT COASTAL DUNES

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority’s ‘Dunecare Secondary Schools Program’ has partnered with local secondary schools to promote coastal environmental education, with a central focus on dune ecosystems. Schools involved include St Ignatius College, Oberon...

RAMPING UP RIVER ACCESS

RAMPING UP RIVER ACCESS

From left to right: Lisa Neville MP, Member for Geelong Christine Couzens MP, Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman MP and Fiona Cumming Acting CCMA Chair. This week Minister for Water Lisa Neville MP announced the opening of four new multi-use & accessible...

THE HUNT IS ON FOR THREATENED MAMMALS IN THE OTWAYS

THE HUNT IS ON FOR THREATENED MAMMALS IN THE OTWAYS

As part of the Wild Otways Initiative, Dr Barbara Wilson and her team are tracking down areas in the Otways that act as refuges for threatened mammal species. Colleagues at Parks Victoria have joined the hunt!   The Barbara Wilson Pty Ld and Parks Vic teams...

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE OUTBREAK

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE OUTBREAK

Tests have confirmed a toxic blue-green algae bloom is affecting Lake Bullen Merri near Camperdown. Blue-green algae may cause harm to humans and animals. Warning signs have been installed around Lake Bullen Merri.People should avoid any direct contact with the water,...