Wednesday 23 January 2013
Coping with natural disasters is a way of life for south-east Asian farmers, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Landcare Corporate Partnerships Facilitator Karen Brisbane learned during a recent trip to Thailand.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Chief Executive Officer Chris Norman today congratulated the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) on winning the 2013 Moira Shire Australia Day Environment Project of the Year Award for its Woodland Bird Project.
More than 1000 people have downloaded the free iSpy Frogs app since it was launched by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) three months ago.
Increased numbers of Murray Cod and Golden Perch and declines in introduced Redfin Perch compared to 20 years ago, are just two of the findings of a recently completed study of fish populations in the lower Goulburn River.
Early summer is the best time for landholders to start tackling weeds, according to Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority River Health Officer Kirsten Roszak.
Work to eradicate Cabomba is about to start around Jaycee Island, Lake Benalla, as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's and Benalla Rural City Council's (RCC) efforts to control the weed.
A protected trout cod population at Gooram Falls near Euroa was threatened after a pollutant, believed to have been detergent, was added to the water.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Chairman Peter Ryan said the Farm Water Program consortium was very disappointed for regional irrigators that it had not secured in-principle funding through Round 3 of the Australian Government’s On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program.
Wednesday 5 December 2012
Twenty-seven people enjoyed a fabulous and informative day recently in the Heathcote-Graytown National Park with presenter David Meagher who is a lecturer on the social and natural environment at the annual Box Ironbark Ecology Course.
It's that time of year again when the Macquarie Perch enjoy the warmer waters and start their spawning cycle. Each year between October and December, when water temperatures exceed 16°C, the Macquarie Perch lay their eggs in riffles and runs of rocky streams. The eggs then drift downstream and lodge amongst the cobble and will stay there until they hatch 10-11 days later.
The Expression of Interest for Natural Resource Management Projects in the Goulburn Broken Catchment in 2013-14 is now open. The regional community, agencies and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for projects that address priorities of the catchment community.
More than 75 per cent of the 148 projects funded through Round 1 of the Farm Water Program have now been completed.
A second spring flow fresh is to be released through the lower Goulburn River below Goulburn Weir in November.
Wednesday 7 November 2012
Winter salt disposal from Public Groundwater Pumps in the Shepparton Irrigation Region has recently been completed. This is the first time in over a decade that winter salt disposal has occurred.
Wednesday 31 October 2012