Timber salvaged after the Wunghnu-Numurkah fires in February will be used to provide nest boxes for the threatened Turquoise Parrots in the Warby Ranges.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), in consultation with Goulburn Murray Water (GMW), the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) and the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), has cancelled a winter fresh (increased flow) proposed for the Goulburn River this month.
Devenish prime lamb producers and Clydesdale breeders Graeme and Bev Trewin always knew there was something special about the trees on a rise on their property locals called ‘Quandong Hill’.
An outbreak of Cabomba, a highly invasive aquatic weed, has been largely controlled in the Broken River in and upstream of Lake Benalla.
Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation CEO Damian Morgan-Bulled says natural and cultural resources across the Goulburn Broken Catchment and along the Murray River corridor will benefit from the actions and activities detailed in the Yorta Yorta Whole of Country Action Plan 2012-17.
By resolution of 26 June 2014 the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority under section 287ZC of the Water Act 1989 made By-law No. 3 Waterways Protection 2014.
Groups and individuals improving environmental health in the Goulburn Broken Catchment were recognised at the 2014 Goulburn Broken Natural Resource Management Awards held at Swanpool on June 27.
A recent fish survey of the Goulburn River between Yea and Mangalore by scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute on behalf of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has confirmed the presence of threatened Macquarie perch.
Plants grown from Silver Banksia seeds collected by Euroa Arboretum members in the late 1990s are being used to help boost the species’ population across the Agricultural Floodplains in the north of the Goulburn Broken Catchment.
Nest boxes for the brush-tailed phascogales, pardalotes, gliders and owls have been installed in Box Ironbark forests in the western part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment, thanks to a $1300 City of Greater Bendigo community grant.
The findings of a flow study for the Goulburn River downstream of Lake Eildon to Nagambie will help identify opportunities for flows to benefit the river’s environmental, social and economic values.
Two of the six newest Fruit Industry Employment Program (FIEP) participants are helping with the fire recovery effort at Kinnairds Wetland near Numurkah.
Environmental water delivered to Moodies Swamp later this month (May) aims to promote breeding habitat for waterbirds and protect nationally threatened plants.
Community and landholder involvement would be critical to improving and protecting habitat for the threatened Turquoise Parrot, Member for Benalla Dr Bill Sykes said the launch of the Practical Parrot Action Project at Glenrowan on Sunday, May 4.
Landholders keen to learn how to manage native grasses more effectively are invited to attend a free workshop in Benalla on May 8 featuring two speakers who are experts in the field on how Aborigines used fire to manage and shape the Australian landscape.