Joel Salatin returns to the Goulburn Broken Catchment for 2 seminars on Friday 24 April.
A large band of lightning caused 3 significant fires in Creighton’s Creek (5,000 hectares), Stewarton (3,000 hectares) and Boweya (5,750 hectares) in the Goulburn Broken Catchment on December 15th 2014.
Fish surveys have recently been undertaken in the Delatite and Rubicon rivers by scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute as part of a study funded by the Victorian Government using Recreational Fishing Licence fees, to assess the benefits of habitat restoration on fish populations.
A study is underway in the King Parrot Creek to track the movement of Macquarie perch and identify breeding sites and potential barriers to fish migration.
Works to rehabilitate instream habitat for endangered Macquarie perch in the Hughes Creek are being planned by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA).
Flowerdale’s Kate Hawkins passion for the natural environment and climate change made her a fitting recipient of the 2015 Ken Sampson Memorial Fairley Leadership Scholarship, Goulburn Broken CMA Chair Murray Chapman said at a presentation last Thursday.
Researchers have commenced a program to monitor bank erosion along the lower Goulburn River.
The Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) has won the 2015 Cobram (Moira Shire) Environment Project of the Year Australia Day Award, and received a Special Mention at the Moira Shire Council ceremony on the following Thursday.
Financial incentives are available for eligible landholders to protect and improve the quality of remnant vegetation and wetlands on their properties through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA’s) Nationally Significant Wetland and Woodland Ecosystem Conservation Project.
An outbreak of Cabomba, a highly invasive aquatic weed, has been largely controlled in the Broken River in and upstream of Lake Benalla after almost 6 years of effort.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), Goulburn-Murray Water (G-MW), the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Landcare Networks and the community are working together to implement a variety of measures to monitor and manage water quality in areas recently affected by fire.
Research from the Arthur Rylah Institute has shed significant new light on the importance of environmental flows for native fish.
Northern Victorian irrigators need to ensure they are ready for the release of funding under Tranche 2 of the Victorian Government’s Victorian Farm Modernisation Project (VFMP).
Community groups with innovative ideas on ways to protect and improve the Goulburn Broken Catchment’s natural resources are invited to apply for funding through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) annual Expression of Interest (EOI) process
Monitoring has shown the second of two spring environmental flow releases in the lower Goulburn River triggered hundreds of Golden perch (Yellow belly) to spawn from Murchison to the Murray.