The Strathbogie Ranges Wetland Tender is now open and creates a great opportunity for Landholders to manage these unique and important wetlands in a sustainable way through financial assistance.
Thursday 16 September 2010
The recent flooding of the Goulburn and Broken river systems has brought back a wealth of life to the catchment and major gains to river and floodplain environments. "While the farmers have praised the rain and some communities have battled with its impacts, waterways and floodplains throughout the region will benefit immensely from the floods of recent weeks," said the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority CEO Chris Norman this week.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is urging landholders seeking to undertake works on flood affected waterways to seek advice from the CMA prior to commencing work.
Thursday 9 September 2010
The Community Education Grants 2010-11 Round is now open. Community groups and schools are encouraged to apply for funds to support projects that provide environmental education opportunities and materials that promote a healthy environment.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) initiated its Flood Response Action Plan on Saturday to support the Victorian State Emergency Service (SES) crews with critical flood level forecasting in the Goulburn Broken region.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is holding a field day on Friday August 13 2010 for local landholders and interested others at Ruffy focusing on spring soak and peatland wetlands.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), with the help of local landholders, is targeting one of Australia's Weeds of National Significance - the willow, in our local waterway.
Two special community events were held recently to celebrate the achievements of the wonderful partnerships between public and private land managers in the Broken Boosey and Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) areas over the past 12 months.
"Rebada" is one very lucky Squirrel Glider. Cut from a barbed wire fence next to the Goulburn Broken CMA office, the adventurous little glider is now well on the way to making a speedy recovery with thanks to help from Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) staff member Keith Ward and local wildlife rescuer Katherine Lohse.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority was recently recognised for excellence in Annual Reporting by being awarded a silver medal from the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) for the Goulburn Broken CMA 2008-09 Annual Report.
Recent rainfalls have seen an increase in the amount of rubbish flowing through the Stormwater systems into the local waterways around Shepparton raising concerns for river health. Rubbish enters the stormwater system when it left on the ground and washed into storm water drains during rain events
Following the receipt of Expressions of Intent (EOIs) for the region's $25.8 million Farm Water Program, projects have been selected for inclusion into a Business Plan to be submitted to the Australian Government for assessment.
Chris Doyle a key leader in the area of community engagement and involvement in river improvement, and later broad scale catchment management has been recognised by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) for his contributions at a retirement dinner recently.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) is continuing to rehabilitate and protect streams impacted by 2009 fires.
It's on again, the annual Photo Competition to gather photos for the 2011 calendar. Held each year, the photo competition is a fantastic way for local people in the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (BB CMN) region to showcase their photographic skills.