Wednesday 6 September 2006
Anglers will have better access to their favourite fishing spots in the Murray Valley under a project announced today (Wednesday) by The Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier the Hon Kaye Darveniza.
Wednesday 6 September 2006
Kaye Darveniza MLC, Lower House Member for Melbourne West Province and Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, for Multicultural Affairs, visited Mansfield last week to announce funding for habitat works on the Delatite River.
The Drought Employment Program has received positive media attention both locally and nationally. View the ABC television news coverage of the GB CMA Drought Employment Program featuring Shepparton applicant Ewan Mclean.ABC Television - 28 November 2006
Numurkah Dairy farmer Stephen Mills was recently reappointed Chair of the GB CMA Board. New GB CMA Board appointees announced by the Minister for Environment and Water John Thwaites were Neville Barwick, Peter Fitzgerald, Anne McCamish and Nick Roberts.
September is biodiversity month and is being celebrated in the Goulburn Broken Catchment with lots of community activities. Biodiversity month will be celebrated with a community day in the Broken Boosey State Park near Numurkah in September.Download the program of events and activities being held for biodiversity month PDF Format (167 KB)
Waterwatch facilitator Glenda Woods, has recently completed a comprehensive book for identifying macroinvertebrates (water bugs).
Applications are now being taken for the Shepparton Irrigation Region Catchment Education and Awareness Grants. Formerly known as Community Salinity Grants, the grants were first established in 1986 to help raise awareness and understanding of salinity.This year, the grants program has been expanded to include projects relating to biodiversity, water quality, pest plants & animals as well as salinity.
The Bracks Government will put $6 million into sustainable irrigation projects as part of a $13.9 million environmental package just approved for the Goulburn Broken region for 2006/07.
A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed today (Friday) by the major partners in the delivery of natural resource management in the Goulburn Broken Catchment.
Stephen Mills was recently reappointed Chair of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Board for a further three year term.
A fact sheet is now available providing information on river flow regimes expected to follow the decommissioning of Lake Mokoan.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is urging Goulburn Valley residents to replace plastic shopping bags with use re-useable bags.
A free exhibition of Environmental programs and materials suitable for the classroom will be held this month in Acheron.
Residents of the Goulburn Broken region are being invited to nominate weeds they believe pose a threat to the catchment for inclusion on the revised Noxious Weeds List.
Nominations are currently being sought for two high profile awards in the Upper Goulburn catchment.