The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water is seeking expressions of interest for appointment of up to 45 members to the 10 Catchment Management Authority (CMA) boards and for the Chair of the Glenelg Hopkins CMA board from 1 October 2015.
The Goulburn Broken Catchement Management Authority, Gecko CLaN and Goulburn Murray Landcare Network are pleased to offer local landholders the opportunity to attend field days run by renowned grazing management educator Dick Richardson at Warrenbayne and Naring.
After sell-out presentations in Sydney and Melbourne in February, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm is coming back to the Goulburn Broken Catchment to present two seminars in Seymour.
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.