Wednesday 31 October 2012
'Greater than Gold' is a farmer-led Landcare project working towards improved soil health in the Graytown-Costerfield region. The area is predominantly sheep grazing, with few cattle and some opportunity cropping.
Australians have a great affinity with their backyards – both their own backyard and the bigger landscape – the landscape that makes Australia so unique.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Environmental flows have started to be delivered in the lower Goulburn River.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Seventy people attended an exciting and educational 'Walk and Squawk', a bird watching day at Yourang Reserve on the Broken Creek, which was sponsored by the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN).
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) as the peak natural resource body in the Goulburn Broken Catchment proudly supports the success of the drumMUSTER initiative and congratulates the drumMUSTER Program on more than a decade of service and reaching the collection of their 20 millionth drum.
The Frogs and Farm Dams Project, a collaborative project between the Longwood East Landcare Group and the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), has begun for 2012. The project includes planting in and around dams to increase frog and tadpole habitat, and recording which types of frogs are using the farm dams.Frogs identified from the acoustic recorders placed near seven dams include the Plains Froglet, Common Froglet, Plains Brown Froglet, Spotted Marsh Frog, Perons Tree Frog and some growling Pobblebonks.
The Annual Yorta Yorta Youth Journey commences across country at Murchison next week on the 15th October.
Hollands Creek Demonstration Reach will benefit from further funding, from the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), to continue works to protect the endangered Macquarie perch and enhance stream health.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is running an incentive program for wetland and remnant protection on private land in the northern plains of the Goulburn Broken Catchment. Incentives are available for fencing and alternative watering points, including dams and troughs, where stock had previously used the protected area as a source of water.
Applications for the 2013 Fairley Leadership Program close 19th October 2013. If you are wanting to be a Fairley participant in 2013 and would like to be supported to do this by the Ken Sampson Memorial Fairley Leadership Program Scholarship then please read on.
Thousands of hectares of land have been upgraded and 18 gigalitres of water saved as a result of Round 1 Farm Water Program projects.
Fifty-five people attended the Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) 'Plant Plonk' planting day held at Costerfield, which was initiated to help restore a degraded bush site. Three hundred and forty shrubs and grasses were planted, supplied by A&B Trees in Heathcote. Local mining company Mandalay Resources donated $500 towards the purchase of the plants, guards and stakes.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has been leading the renewal of the Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) since December 2011. As they approach the deadline for submission and endorsement by the Victorian Government, the Goulburn Broken CMA wishes to thank the community for their input to date.
Thursday 6 September 2012
The annual Biodiversity Month celebration, across the northern Victoria, just got even bigger.