Flows in the Broken River below Lake Nillahcootie are due to increase for a short period of time this month to improve habitat for native fish, aquatic plants and water bugs.
Gaynor Swamp will receive water for the environment over the coming weeks to maintain the health of the wetland’s vegetation and provide habitat for a variety of frogs and waterbirds including brolga.
Visitors to local waterways can get involved in a citizen science project to help track changes in stream flows and vegetation thanks to a new app launched on March 14 at the Seven Creeks at Euroa.
Wednesday 28 February 2018
Landholders living by the Congupna and Guilfus creeks are invited to a community information session at the Congupna Public Hall on Wednesday March 14 to provide feedback on a new drainage proposal for the area.
People living in rural areas on the floodplains of the Goulburn River between Eildon and Toolamba and the Broken River between Lake Nillahcootie to East Goulburn Main Channel are invited to share their knowledge of large floods at a series of drop-in sessions being held next week.
People are being urged to keep their pets on a leash while walking around Lake Benalla to protect any wildlife that may be stranded in pools during the current drawdown.
A degraded former mine at Costerfield, in central Victoria, was replanted with native trees and plants five years ago. Today, there's cause for celebration because native animals such as sugar gliders and birds have returned to the area.
Students and visitors get to enjoy Tatura's Cussen Park by way of an innovative soundwalk. The guided tour shows you all the sights and sounds of the park's flora and fauna. The soundwalk is the initiative of the 2017 cohort of the Fairley Leadership Program.
Members of the public are invited to come along to a free talk on platypus ecology at 3pm on Wednesday January 24 at the Sir Edward Weary Dunlop Learning Centre.
A review into Victorian Government investment into Whole Farm Plans found they remained a worthwhile use of funds.
We are pleased to offer sponsorship for women working in agriculture in the Goulburn Broken
Catchment to attend the ‘Thriving Women 2018’ conference in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia (19-20 February 2018)
or the ‘Women On Farms Gathering 2018’ in Rosebud, Victoria (16-18 March 2018).
The water level in Lake Benalla will start to be drawn down during the last week of January to help get rid of the aquatic weed cabomba.
A small amount of additional water is being released from Goulburn Weir over the next couple of days to improve water quality in the lower Goulburn River.
Are some eucalyptus more vulnerable to climate change than others? That’s a question the community could help answer, Professor Stefan Arndt from the University of Melbourne’s Ecosystem and Forest Science School said at the launch of the Tree Storey project at the Euroa Arboretum on Friday (November 24).
Thursday 16 November 2017
Elder Aunty Bernadette Franklin provided the Welcome to Country to guests attending the launch of the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation’s (TCAC) Country Plan and the official opening of the Badji Baanang Indigenous Garden at the Y Wetlands Discovery Centre at Yea on Friday, November 10.