News and Events - Projects

Reconnecting landscapes on the Mornington Peninsula

28 November 2019

The Mornington Peninsula is home to many important and vulnerable species, such as the Powerful owls and Swamp Skint. However, weed invasion, predation by feral cats foxes and vegetation clearing threatens...

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Protecting threatened species from the Peaks to the Plains

17 November 2019

The granitic peaks of the You Yang Ranges and surrounding low lying grasslands of the Werribee Plains are some of Victoria’s most ecologically significant landscapes. The continual impacts of invasive...

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Greening the West partnerd accepting award

Premier’s Sustainability Award for Greening the West – 1 Million Trees Project

16 October 2019

On Thursday 10 October 2019, the Greening the West – 1 Million Trees project was awarded a Victorian Premier's Sustainability Award 2019 for its ambitious efforts to plant more than one million trees...

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Distinctive Options lends a hand

10 September 2019

We were stoked to have local disability services provider, Distinctive Options, lend us and the Friends of Emu Bottom Wetlands Reserve a hand with some plantings recently. Their enthusiastic volunteers...

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Award nominations for the Greening the West – 1 Million Trees project

9 September 2019

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA are excited to announce that the Greening the West – 1 Million Trees Project has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards in the...

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1 million trees planted for Greening the West

19 October 2018

In May 2015, Greg Hunt MP planted the first tree of the Greening the West - 1 Million Trees Project along the lower Kororoit Creek in Altona. The project's goal was ambitious - to create sustainable,...

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Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat Biolink project springs ahead

10 October 2018

The Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat project has used the warmer spring weather as an opportunity to jump into action and undertake some key actions. The project, being delivered by the Mornington Peninsula...

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