The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is currently undertaking assessments of past projects undertaken with landholder's to assess damage from recent flooding.
The local Tatong Community and Hollands Creek will benefit from the recent announcement of further funding to continue works to protect the endangered Macquarie perch and enhance stream health.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and the Benalla Rural City Council (BRCC) are encouraging the local community and visitors to assist in the identification of Cabomba populations and report back to the agencies.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's (CMA) Regional Landcare Facilitator Steering Committee for Sustainable Farming toured Ian Dickson's Biodiesel farm plant in Longwood recently.
A series of significant rainfall events in late 2010, early 2011 and more recently in late February 2012 led to extensive and prolonged flooding across parts of Victoria. The Corop Lakes area was one of the regions to experience flooding during these periods.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's (CMA) Flood Employment Program (FEP) continues to deliver outstanding results, benefitting local rivers and wetlands now and into the future.
Irrigators and land managers from the Macalister Irrigation District in West Gippsland were recently hosted by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) in a tour of northern Victoria to gain a better understanding of irrigation, drainage and salinity control methods in the region.
On Saturday 31st March 2012, 50 farmers toured two local and iconic farms, 'Kulaba West', Seymour, and 'Habbies Howe', Highlands. The farm tour was organised by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) through the 'Beyond SoilCare' project with terrific support from the Burnt Creek and Hughes Creek Landcare Groups.
Modernisation of the irrigation network and funding for on-farm efficiency works are a "blessing" for Goulburn-Murray farmers, according to Katunga's Bill Gread.Mr Gread received funding through Round 1 of the On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program (OFIEP) to carry out laser grading, fast flow and automation works on 18.2 hectares of land at his 172 hectare Katunga cropping operation.
More than 150 on-farm irrigation projects have been given the green light through Round 2 of the Farm Water Program.
Local farmers are continuing to seek and share information on ways to improve soil condition through trialing and adopting soil and grazing management practices. To help achieve this knowledge gathering and sharing, the Burnt Creek and Hughes Creek Landcare Groups, together with the Ruffy Grazing Group are visiting two local iconic properties, Kulaba and Habbies Howe.
The Regent Honeyeater Habitat Restoration Project is a landscape-scale community effort to protect and restore all significant remnants of native woodland habitat in the agricultural district of the Lurg Hills, near Benalla, Victoria.
‘Take the focus off the cattle and put it on the soil and pasture.’ This was the best advice Mick and Rowena Ellis received when they moved on to their lifestyle farm in Mansfield. The couple has worked hard to understand their soils and have used agronomists to support them in making changes to their paddocks.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is working with the Strathbogie Shire to address the rehabilitation of a section of the Castle Creek in Euroa following recent earthworks.