Farmers who attended Beyond SoilCare events had a greater understanding of soil management practices, increased confidence to implement change and were more likely to discuss soil matters with neighbours or friends, according to a recent participant survey.Beyond SoilCare, funded through the Commonwealth Government's Caring for Our Country (CfOC) initiative and delivered by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), aims to improve landholders' knowledge and skills in soil management, as well as promote the importance of healthy soils and the work farmers do to the wider community.
Farmers interested in learning more about the potential benefits of environmental plantings to carbon sequestration on their properties are invited to attend one of two free workshop hosted by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on Wednesday, July 24 at the Tatura DEPI office.
Yea River users are encouraged to help shape the future management of the river by completing a short survey.
Fish within the mid Broken River system will soon benefit through the modification of a number of in-stream barriers on the Broken River, upstream and downstream of Benalla and Hollands Creek, at Emu Bridge, over the next few months.
Between 20 and 40 workers affected by SPC-Ardmona's announcement it will cut its fruit intake are expected to be employed through the Fruit Industry Employment Program.
Groups and individuals improving environmental health in the Goulburn Broken Catchment were recognised at the 2013 Goulburn Broken Natural Resource Management Awards on June 14.
Barwite farmer Jill Breadon has been appointed to the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's (CMA's) Regional Waterway Management Strategy Community Agency Reference Group.
Eleven projects in the Goulburn Broken Catchment have received Community Landcare Grants to run programs to tackle weeds, improve soil, manage erosion and improve landholders’ skills.
The opportunity to present Wilmot Road Primary School’s Civic and Citizenship Awards was a rewarding and inspiring experience, says Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Sustainable Irrigation Manager Carl Walters.
Time spent by Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) staff with Wilmot Rd Primary School students each week at the Thursday after-school Learning Club is proving to be a win-win for the school and the CMA.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) CEO Chris Norman today thanked Shepparton Men’s Shed participants for building more than 80 nesting boxes for native animals and birds in the past year.
Strong partnerships and building the resilience of the Goulburn Broken Catchment's people and natural resources in the face of changes in land-use, climate, water policy and farm production are Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) priorities.
Robyn Rattray-Wood believes a healthy environment and quality of life go hand in hand.
Bob Jenkins is keen to get the next generation as interested in preserving the environment as he is.
Kevin Turnbull reckons one of the best things about volunteering at the Euroa Arboretum is the opportunity to enjoy the surroundings.