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Upcoming Events

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Grey Box communities

Thursday 21 February 2019
Location: Glenoura
Glenaroua Land Management Group proudly present Dr Peter Mitchell talking about the Grey Box tree community.

Great Goulburn Broken platypus search

Friday 22 February 2019-Saturday 2 March 2019
Location: Benalla, Alexandra, Yea and Seymour
The platypus is a popular Australian icon. However, very little is known about how this unique mammal is faring across much of Victoria. A major study is now being launched to monitor platypus in rivers in the Goulburn Broken Catchment and the good news is that local residents can play a key role in keeping track of this fascinating monotreme.

Successful soil management 1

Monday 4 March 2019
Location: Kyabram
This Successful Soil Management workshop is designed to provide you with an opportunity to discuss options for soil management to get the best from your autumn pastures or crops, including remediation of potential issues.

Latest Media Releases

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Sunny outlook for native fish habitat

Friday 15 February 2019
Large grey-box stumps removed during Downer’s construction of Neoen’s Numurkah Solar Farm are now providing habitat for native fish in the Nine Mile Creek west of Numurkah.

Native fish seek refuge during dry conditions

Wednesday 13 February 2019
Recent monitoring in the Seven and Hughes creeks shows native fish including threatened trout cod and Macquarie perch have moved to sections of the creek with deeper pools.

Arrowhead removal on target

Goulburn Broken CMA’s annual waterway arrowhead spraying program will once again focus on the Broken-Boosey creeks between Katamatite and Barmah.

Help spot platypus in rivers across the Goulburn Broken Catchment

Thursday 7 February 2019
A call is going out for people to get involved in a citizen science project to keep track of platypus numbers in rivers across the Goulburn Broken Catchment.

Recreational fishers help monitor creeks

Thursday 31 January 2019
Representatives from Australian Trout Foundation, VR Fish and local fly fishing groups are liaising with North East and Goulburn Broken CMAs to monitor trout populations in creeks across the north-east and high country.

Dry and heat affect creeks

Friday 25 January 2019
Ongoing hot dry weather is taking its toll on a number of creeks across the Goulburn Broken catchment.

Grants for landholders to protect grey box grassy woodlands

Thursday 24 January 2019
Grants are available for landholders to carry out works to improve and protect grey box grassy woodlands on their properties through the Linking Landscapes and Communities project.

2019- The Year of the Paddock Tree

Tuesday 15 January 2019
An alarming decline in the number of paddock trees across the Goulburn Murray region has prompted a campaign to protect as many of the district’s scattered trees as possible.

Board appointments - get involved

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is seeking promoting CMA and water authority board opportunities to talented candidates from all walks of life, including farmers, small business owners, project managers and other professionals.

Check if permit is needed before clearing native vegetation on private land

Wednesday 2 January 2019
Goulburn Broken CMA is reminding people that accepting offers from businesses advertising “cheap block clearing” without the correct permits can lead to prosecution and hefty fines.

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