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Upcoming Events

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Centre Pivot/Lateral Move - two-day training course

Tuesday 2 July 2019-Wednesday 3 July 2019
Location: Tatura
Centre pivots and lateral moves (CPLM) have the potential to offer greater control and flexibility of irrigation management.

Floodplain ecology course

Monday 14 October 2019-Friday 18 October 2019
Location: Barmah
Join us for the 10th year of this fantastic course

Latest Media Releases

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Protecting paddock trees while burning off

Wednesday 5 June 2019
With fire restrictions now lifted across the region, authorities have come together to urge landholders to be vigilant about protecting their paddock trees during the stubble burning season.

Broken River’s platypus and native fish benefit from water for the environment

Tuesday 4 June 2019
Platypus and native fish including Murray cod will benefit from the delivery of water for the environment along the Broken River downstream of Lake Nillahcootie.

Travelling workers build new homes for turquoise parrots

Wednesday 1 May 2019
One hundred and eighty new homes were built for threatened turquoise parrots by members of the Victorian Mobile Landcare Group at the weekend.

Platypus rescue attempt has a silver lining

Friday 26 April 2019
Four healthy platypus were recorded during a recent attempt to rescue a fifth platypus tangled in litter in the King Parrot Creek.

Barmah plan a boost for fragile forest

Thursday 11 April 2019
Controlling feral animals in Barmah National Park is critical to the long-term health of the park’s internationally recognised wetlands says Goulburn Broken CMA CEO Chris Norman.

Helping save threatened species from extinction

Thursday 4 April 2019
Scientists have avoided local extinction of an endangered native fish from creeks in the Strathbogie Ranges.

Persistence pays off

Water-logged paddocks and ruined pastures will cease to be problems for a group of Naring farmers, after work started on their new community irrigation drain.

Silver lining for Broken River

Friday 29 March 2019
Native fish, including threatened silver perch, are thriving in the Broken River despite the lower flows.

Incentives to protect paddock trees

Wednesday 20 March 2019
In what has been declared the official Year of the Paddock Tree, funds have been made available to farmers to protect scattered trees.

Scholarship winner - Fairley Leadership Program

Wednesday 20 March 2019
Dairy research scientist Yvette Williams has been named the recipient of the Ken Sampson Fairley Leadership Memorial Scholarship.

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