Residents should not be concerned by the recent change in the colour of water in Seven Creeks and the Goulburn River, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Strategic River Health Co-ordinator Simon Casanelia said today.
Revegetation and rehabilitation work undertaken along the upper Broken River over the past decade have helped reduce the effects of weather extremes.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, in partnership with Murray Darling Basin Authority, Office of Environment and Heritage, Parks Victoria and Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Corporation, is holding a research conference to bring together a broad range of researchers who have been involved with research and monitoring projects in the Barmah-Millewa Forests.
More than 100 people learnt more about the ecological importance of bats at two events held during the long weekend.
More than 500 ha of weeds, including willow and blackberry, have been treated in Barmah National Park.
Protecting two natural wetlands on his Nathalia sheep grazing property will preserve its unique features for future generations to enjoy, says Geoff Carland.
Sediment levels in Honeysuckle Creek have increased as a result of last week's heavy rainfall in the fire-affected Violet Town-Boho area.
Residents in Shepparton East and surrounds are encouraged to contact the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) with information about the amount of rain that fell on their properties on February 27 and 28.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Learn to identify weeds such as cabomba.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and Benalla Rural City Council are hosting a workshop in March to help the community identify aquatic weeds.
Goulburn Broken CMA Environmental Water Project Officer Jo Wood said the workshop would help participants identify invasive weed species such as Cabomba and Arrowhead, and increase their understanding of weeds' impact on the environment.
"The skills and knowledge gained from the...
Thursday 14 February 2013
The 2012 shallow watertable map, recently completed for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), shows groundwater levels are rising.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
A visiting USA Professor specialising in environmental and natural resources planning says she is impressed by the variety and success of Landcare projects under taken in the Goulburn Broken catchment.
Wednesday 6 February 2013
Two free events organised by the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) will be held in March to celebrate Australasian Bat Night, an initiative of the Australasian Bat Association.
Wednesday 30 January 2013