Ongoing hot dry weather is taking its toll on a number of creeks across the Goulburn Broken catchment.
Grants are available for landholders to carry out works to improve and protect grey box grassy woodlands on their properties through the Linking Landscapes and Communities project.
An alarming decline in the number of paddock trees across the Goulburn Murray region has prompted a campaign to protect as many of the district’s scattered trees as possible.
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is seeking promoting CMA and water authority board opportunities to talented candidates from all walks of life, including farmers, small business owners, project managers and other professionals.
Goulburn Broken CMA is reminding people that accepting offers from businesses advertising “cheap block clearing” without the correct permits can lead to prosecution and hefty fines.
Wednesday 12 December 2018
Goulburn Broken CMA is recommending that planned summer water transfers to meet downstream demand are delivered as a series of pulses through the lower Goulburn River, rather than a steady flow, to help minimise damage to the river bank.
Australian scientists, land managers and partner agencies are actively working together to prevent extinction of the endangered mountain pygmy possum from the rocky slopes of one of the country’s most popular ski resorts.
Strathmerton region residents are encouraged to share sightings of endangered bird species such as superb parrots, grey-crowned babblers and bush-stone curlews as part of the Goulburn Broken CMA’s Linking Lower Goulburn project.
Goulburn Broken CMA staff are liaising with partner agencies to monitor water quality in creeks, rivers and wetlands across the catchment after two months of average to below-average rainfall and run-off.
Farmers and other agricultural sector workers interested in being part of the new Goulburn Broken Sustainable Agriculture Advisory Group are encouraged to submit an EOI by November 22.
Promoting the health and wellbeing benefits of spending time enjoying nature is the focus of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between GV Health and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority recently.
It’s a sobering statistic but one that required prompt and decisive action, according to Greater Shepparton City Council CEO Peter Harriott.
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Harston landholders are invited to a community information session next week to provide feedback on a new drainage proposal for the area.
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Water for the environment has been delivered to Numurkah’s popular tourist and recreational site Kinnaird’s Wetland
Last month Agriculture Victoria and Plan2Farm ran a series of free workshops providing the latest on seasonal settings and outlooks.