The Goulburn Broken Regional Floodplain Management Strategy is now out for public comment and feedback.
Golden and silver perch will benefit from environmental flows due to be delivered along the lower Goulburn River later this month.
A leading Goulburn Valley fruit grower has urged the Victorian Government to explore irrigation efficiency programs which do not involve water transfers.
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Hundreds of aspiring anglers enjoyed the brilliant sunshine at Victoria Park Lake on National Gone Fishing Day.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and its consortium partners were announced the winner of a prestigious water saving award at a ceremony in Mexico City.
The community is invited to grab their fishing rods and join the Goulburn Broken CMA’s Gone Fishing Day at
Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton on Sunday October 15.
A specially designed amphibious vehicle from Australian Aquatic Services was used to help move azolla along the lower Broken Creek downstream of Nathalia to improve flows for irrigators and native fish last week.
More than 95 per cent of plant pest honeysuckle on the Yea River between the Yea township and the Yea Wetlands has now been controlled thanks to efforts by the community, volunteers and the Green Army.
River Redgum saplings are being removed from Barmah Forest to protect the site's international environmental significance.
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Local knowledge about native fauna and flora in the Broken and Boosey creeks area is playing an important role in helping prioritise management activities at smaller public reserves.
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Chris Norman has been re-appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) for another three years.
New drone technology was used to resume work on the Stanhope primary drain, 20 years after it stalled due to a lack of funds.
The results from a trial of the eshepherd experimental prototype have been collated and the findings are extremely encouraging.
The findings from the trial, conducted on a beef cattle farm in southern NSW, revealed that the virtual fence was effective 99.7 per cent of the time it was turned on.
For the first time in Victoria a privately owned wetland has been flooded using water donated by an investment fund.
The purposeful flooding is part of a scheme supported by the Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund, a body which seeks to tackle water scarcity in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Communities, Traditional Owners, farmers and wildlife will all benefit from an environmental flow along the Goulburn River between Goulburn Weir and the Murray River due to be delivered from mid-September.