Farmers and landholders in the Goulburn Broken Catchment wanting to know more about the Australian Government's Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) can now access the latest information through a new series of on-line videos.
Goulburn Broken CMA is proud to support this year's Community Natural Resource Management Awards to be held on June 14. The categories are: Sustainable Farming; Community Group/Community Network; Community Education and the Hubert Miller Memorial Prize. Winners of the regional awards will be eligible for the State awards to be held later in the year. Nominations close May 1.
The Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network's annual fox bait pick up day will see 400 baits placed across the district this autumn.
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 worksho...
Thursday 14 February 2013
The 2012 shallow watertable map, recently completed for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), shows groundwater levels are rising.