Another milestone has been reached as part of a project to improve habitat for the threatened turquoise parrot in the Warby Ranges, with the 200th nest box installed at an orchard last week.
It comes as no surprise to know some farmers across the region are doing it tough.
Expressions of interest are now open for managers of mixed farming operations to take part in a short course run by pasture cropping pioneer Colin Seis and beef cattle farmer and Stipa Native Grasses Association CEO Graeme Hand.
Funding is available to irrigators to develop a new, or update an existing, whole farm plan.
Thursday 16 February 2017
Providing plants on the banks of the lower Goulburn River a well-needed late summer drink could also encourage golden perch to migrate from the Murray River to the Goulburn.
Wednesday 15 February 2017
Rufous night-heron (Nankeen night-heron) and great and intermediate egrets are now completing their breeding in Barmah Forest.
A series of community 'drop in' sessions will be held during February to capture local flood knowledge.
Keen to know what native plants to plant on your property?
Blackwater from the Goulburn River is now entering the Murray River.
Dissolved oxygen levels in the lower Goulburn River should continue to improve as the environmental water delivered since Sunday from Goulburn Weir and via channels mixes with the blackwater.
Blackwater in the Goulburn River has moved past McCoy’s Bridge and should reach the Murray River in a couple of days.
Blackwater moving along the Goulburn River is expected to reach McCoy’s Bridge late today/overnight
Additional water is being released from Goulburn Weir to help dilute debris-rich run-off from local creeks that has discoloured the Goulburn River downstream of Shepparton during the past couple of days.
Birds, fish and so much more feature in this month's newsletter.
Minor flooding in rivers and creeks across the Goulburn Broken catchment have triggered a native fish breeding frenzy.