The importance of different types and ages of vegetation and trees in supporting the region’s native wildlife was highlighted at a Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) field day at One Eye Forest near Heathcote recently.
Environmental watering has triggered fish spawning, improved water quality and helped wetlands recover
from fires in the Goulburn-Broken catchment, a new report has shown.
Anglers are being urged to report sightings of the pest fish Oriental Weatherloach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) after reports of increased numbers within the Goulburn River around Seymour.
A recently completed environmental flow, and previous years’ environmental deliveries, will help the Goulburn River environment cope with forecast dry conditions.
Landholders interested in grants to protect sand ridge woodlands species, such as silver banksia, white cypress, sweet bursaria and yellow box, on their property are invited to lodge an Expression of Interest with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) by November 30.
Join in a farm tour of the Tolmie region investigating different farming enterprises and business models.
More than 1600 aquatic plants will be planted at three wetlands in the region next week to boost wetland biodiversity and provide valuable shelter and food for wildlife.
Around 300 people enjoyed Goulburn Broken CMA’s Fish Circus in Avenel on Saturday, September 12, which aimed to raise awareness of threats to the endangered Macquarie perch population in Hughes Creek.
This year’s spring environmental flow release from Goulburn Weir near Nagambie is due to begin Monday, September 28.
Spotted Jezebel butterflies are hatching on southern sandalwood (Santalum leptocladum) trees on a property on the Richardson’s Lagoon sand hills near Torrumbarry.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is taking part in the Granite Creeks Flood Study in partnership with Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, VICSES, Strathbogie Shire Council, City of Greater Shepparton and Benalla Rural City Council.
The Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) held a bus trip and field day on Sunday 23rd August for the ‘Blueprint for Woodland Birds in the Broken Boosey’ project.
Whole farm planning incentives are now available to land managers with properties in the Shepparton Irrigation Region, comprising of Central Goulburn, Murray Valley, Shepparton and Rochester irrigation areas only.
A recent nest box building workshop held in Rushworth resulted in the construction and installation of 40 nest boxes, which will provide much needed habitat for endangered box ironbark forest marsupials.
A free family fun day on Saturday 12th September in Avenel