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West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority

The West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) is responsible for waterway and catchment management across the south-east corner of Victoria, Australia.

Environmental planning and on-ground works are undertaken in a socially...

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Secrets of Successful Boards Workshop

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West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority WGCMA

To recieve our Catchment Snapshot newsletter, visit our website www/wgcma.vic.gov.au and follow to the link from the home page.

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New Guidelines available for development in flood prone areas: Find them with Works On Waterways Application Forms, Flood Advice Request Forms and more. Read more here: http://www.wgcma.vic.gov.au/index.php/floodplain.html

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Lyrebird Awards worthy winners:
The Yarram Yarram Landcare Group, Yarragon South’s John Poppins and Archie’s Creek’s Paul Spiers have been awarded the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority's Lyrebird Awards. The Lyrebird Awards occur every three years and acknowledge the significant contribution volunteers make to natural resource management and catchment health. Read more here http://www.wgcma.vic.gov.au/index.php/the-news/announcements/389-lyrebird-awards-worthy-winners.html

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

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Lyrebird Awards

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Lyrebird Awards

Event updated by Tammy Logan. 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821, Thursday the 5th of December, 2013

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Lyrebird Awards

Event updated by Tammy Logan. 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821, Thursday the 5th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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What lives in Waterhole Creek

Event updated by Tammy Logan. Morwell Civic Gardens, Saturday the 7th of December, 2013

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Lyrebird Awards

Event updated by Tammy Logan. 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821, Thursday the 5th of December, 2013

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Lyrebird Awards

Event updated by Tammy Logan. 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821, Thursday the 5th of December, 2013

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Lyrebird Awards

Event updated by Tammy Logan. 79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821, Thursday the 5th of December, 2013

5 years ago · 2 group leaders attending
Lyrebird Awards

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Prom Country Cheese, Healthy Soils Sustainable Farms Field Day Prom Country Cheese, Healthy Soils Sustainable Farms Field Day

Join the Bass Coast Landcare Network for this field day. Come and meet the owners of Prom Country Cheese, Burke and Bronwyn Brandon and hear their land management story. This field day will discuss how soil management planning has benefited their sheep operation. Senior Scientist Declan McDonald will be present to discuss the finer points of soil health and how sustainable management can benefit production and reduce costs. A tour of the property will also look at other innovations and the cheese making operation. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Joel Geohegan at Bass Coast Landcare Network on 0409 705 652 or email joel.geohegan@basscoastlandcare.org.au by Monday 11 July.

275 Andersons Inlet Road, Moyarra, Victoria, 3951, Australia · 2 group leaders · 2 years ago
Secrets of Successful Boards Workshop Secrets of Successful Boards Workshop

Help your Landcare Network by becoming an effective board member.

Are you on a Landcare Board? Make the most of your time and become the most effective board member you can be. Strong board members create strong networks.

This short workshop will run through governance in a community context, how to meet the roles and responsibilities of being a board member and much more. This workshop is open to anyone in the West Gippsland community.

Please be aware that both Google Maps and Apple Maps do not include this exact location in their systems. Traralgon Vineyard is located on Burnets Road which is accessed by turning off the highway at the Traralgon-Maffra Road (turn off opposite Bunnings) and then drive 2.4km before making a right onto Burnets Road.

RSVP essential: call Kathleen Bartlett on 1300 094 262 or email kathleenb@wgcma.vic.gov.au by January 23rd. Lunch will be provided and places are limited.

Traralgon Vineyard · 2 group leaders · 4 years ago
Tarwin Estuary Fish Habitat Hotspot Tarwin Estuary Fish Habitat Hotspot

Find out what is fish habitat and why it is important. Learn about activities to improve the tarwin estuary. Get invovled in the project.

SPEAKERS: Renae Ayres from the Arthur Rylah Institute will talk about fundamentals of fish habitat and why more habitat equals more fish.

Kate Williams from West gippsland Catchment Management Authority will give an overview of the Tarwin estuary and upcoming onground works to improve its environmental and recreational values.

This is a free event. Please RSVP that you're attending to the Arthur Rylah Institue 03 9450 8600 (BH) or ari.reception@depi.vic.gov.au

Tarwin Lower Mechanics Institue Hall, 27 River Drive, Tarwin Lower VIC 3956, Australia · 2 group leaders · 4 years ago
What's limiting beef production in South Gippsland? Examining the role of pasture species. What's limiting beef production in South Gippsland? Examining the role of pasture species.

Afternoon tea provided. Bought to you through the Healthy Soils Sustainable Farms project. Enquiries and RSVP by Thursday 22 May 2014 to Jenny O’Sullivan at the South Gippsland Landcare Network on T: 5662 5759 M: 0419 153 377 or email sgln@landcare.net

640 Meeniyan-Promontory Road, Buffalo, Victoria, Australia · 2 group leaders · 4 years ago
"Estuaries Unmasked" Powlett River Tour: What lurks beneath the surface of the Powlett? "Estuaries Unmasked" Powlett River Tour: What lurks beneath the surface of the Powlett?

This will be a very enjoyable and interesting tour of the Powlett River Catchment, in search of fish and other weird and wonderful aquatic creatures, using electrofishing and specialised netting equipment (please note: no fish will be harmed).

This event will begin at the mouth of the Powlett River Estuary, then by bus, we will travel upstream into the Bass Hills to continue our search.

On the tour you may witness where different fish and aquatic creatures live and migrate between the catchment and coast. You will also see first-hand some of the valuable work completed by local landholders, in an effort to protect and improve fish habitat and waterway health.

Please refer to the attached flyer for more details, and to register for this event. Please also forward this on through your networks. I hope to see you there!

Powlett River, Victoria, Australia · 2 group leaders · 4 years ago
What lives in Waterhole Creek

Waterhole Creek is a great place to run, walk and ride, but did you know that it also provides a home and food to fish, frogs, birds and other animals. Come along to see what we can catch during an electrofishing demonstration, check out some bugs with BugBlitz and learn more about water quality right here at Waterhole Creek. For more information or to register visit www.wgcma.vic.gov.au and follow the links from our home page or call us on 1300 094 262. Registrations are essential.

Morwell Civic Gardens · 2 group leaders · 5 years ago
Lyrebird Awards Lyrebird Awards

The WGCMA Lyrebird Awards are for significant contribution to natural resource management in the West Gippsland region. In addition to recognising significant achievements and contribution by individuals and community groups to protecting and enhancing the region’s natural resources the Lyrebird Awards aim to: - raise the profile of current NRM issues facing West Gippsland; - provide motivation and examples for others to emulate; - share the knowledge and energy for driving enduring change; - provide a mechanism for networking and making contact with others in NRM; - allow others to highlight their commitment to the environment; and - allow others to use the award to further market their activities.

Three winners of the Lyrebird Award will be announced at an event to be held on International Volunteer Day.

79 Princes Highway, Yarragon 3821 · 2 group leaders · 5 years ago
Group location
16 Hotham Street, Traralgon, Victoria, 3844
Group Website
http://www.wgcma.vic.gov.au/

The West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) is responsible for waterway and catchment management across the south-east corner of Victoria, Australia.

Environmental planning and on-ground works are undertaken in a socially responsive, environmentally sensitive manner in compliance with relevant Victorian legislation and in consultation with stakeholders.

The West Gippsland Region provides 95% of Victoria’s electricity, 60% of Melbourne’s water storage capacity, and 20% of Australia’s milk production.

Community, industry and government are working together to restore the health of the Thomson and Macalister Rivers and, ultimately, that of the Gippsland Lakes.

The region’s catchments drain south to Anderson and Corner Inlets, and east to the Gippsland Lakes. Activities within the catchments alter water flows and quality, affecting the health of rivers and these internationally important wetlands.