Colbinabbin district residents John Avard and Shane Ryan have long recognised the link between natural resource management and sustainable agriculture practice.
The impact on the Yea and Acheron rivers from land management practices, bank erosion and willow invasion will be investigated as part of a geomorphic study being undertaken by consultants Moroka on behalf of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA).
Endangered native fauna, such as the brush-tailed phascogale as well as sugar and squirrel gliders will benefit from nest boxes built at the Marsupial Mansions Field Day held at Heathcote Community House on Sunday (May 5).
A decision to plastic line a 1.23km channel that flood irrigates 40ha and supplies water for a linear traveller that irrigates another 40ha has saved Kaarimba cropper Nick James at least five hours of labour and 2ML of water each time he irrigates.
Gourmet food, a guided forest walk, child care and nest-box building will all be part of the fun at the free family-friendly Marsupial Mansion Field Day to be held at the Heathcote Community House on Sunday, May 5.
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.