Re-snagging the Goulburn to increase native fish habitat and improve recreational fishing opportunities between Seymour and Nagambie.
It is said that some people would attend the opening of an envelope.
Friday, December 23, 2011
With funding from the Fire Recovery Program, the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has undertaken two very successful seasons of weed control works along waterways burnt in the 2009 fires. The time is right now for landholders to continue to manage these weeds.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and the Benalla Rural City Council (BRCC) are encouraging the local community and visitors to the region to prevent the spread of one of the most invasive aquatic weeds in Australia.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has received a boost to its Flood Recovery Program with the allocation of additional funding from the State Government.
The Shepparton Irrigation Region was showcased recently on the international stage by several local irrigation industry members. The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) co-ordinated a team of water experts in putting together a special showcase around water management in Australia at the recent 21st International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) held in the capital of Iran, Tehran.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Stories about people and their rivers
Chief Executive Officer of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), Mr Chris Norman, today announced that environmental water will be released down the Goulburn River during November and December in line with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder’s (VEWH) Seasonal Watering Plan.
This year’s Native Fish Awareness Week is going online with its “Habitat makes fish happen!” theme in a new strategy aimed at reaching around half a million recreational fishing buffs in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is offering a unique opportunity for farmers that own a wetland (swamp, bog, billabong or marsh) in the plains of the Goulburn Broken Catchment.The Goulburn Broken CMA is calling for Expressions of Interest for the Plains Wetland Tender from private landholders that think they may have a wetland within the designated project area.
The Farm Water Program led by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) will receive $43.7 million as part of the on-farm irrigation efficiency program announced this week by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. This was part of the agreement between these Governments to deliver the nation's largest irrigation infrastructure renewal project.The irrigation efficiency project will generate 20 GL of water savings by investing in on-farm irrigation infrastructure upgrades for surface and pressurised systems. 10 gigalitres (GL) of the water savings will be consolidated and transferred to the Commonwealth for the environment. The remaining 10 GL will be allocated to irrigators participating in the project who will also contribute $4.9 million.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA ) is pleased to welcome six new Board members, following the recent joint announcement by the Hon. Peter Walsh MP, Minister for Agriculture and Food Security and Minister for Water with the Hon. Ryan Smith MP, Minister for Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Youth Affairs.Goulburn Broken CMA Chair, Mr. Peter Ryan was delighted with the announcement and believes the six new members will make a valuable contribution to the Goulburn Broken CMA.
The Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) has been very busy lately, with the production and installation of the signage at Doctors Swamp, near Murchison, as well as a successful bird observing walk.The Doctors Swamp signage, funded through a 'Healthy Parks Healthy People' grant, displays some wonderful photographs of the flora and fauna of the region, as well as information on ways to help look after the reserve. Working with Parks Victoria to provide the signage has been a positive partnership.