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Bright future for Port Phillip Bay’s wetlands

14 July 2021

There are 64 wetland sites across Australia listed as internationally-significant under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. These wetlands support native plants and animals of very high conservation significance...

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Have your say on the Regional Catchment Strategy

5 July 2021

.ugb-75d4f32 > .ugb-inner-block > .ugb-block-content > .ugb-columns__item{grid-template-columns:1.26fr 0.74fr !important} The Port Phillip and Western Port region supports many diverse and unique ecosystems...

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2021 Victorian Landcare Grants now open

3 May 2021

The Victorian Government is providing $2.55 million funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education, and capacity building projects that protect,...

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Farms2Schools officers reflect on their experiences

23 December 2020

From July - December 2020, the PPWCMA worked with local farmers and schools to deliver Farms2Schools. This agricultural education program connected primary and secondary students with...

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Feral cat trapping on French Island yields promising results

1 May 2020

Things are looking promising for threatened species on French Island after the eight-week feral cat cage trapping program undertaken by French Island Landcare has yielded positive results. A network...

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Compost under vine trial continues in the Macedon Ranges

20 March 2020

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, in partnership with Macedon Ranges Vignerons Association, AORA, GrapeLinks and Veolia, is undertaking a three-year trial into the financial and environmental benefits...

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Partnership agreement signed with Nillumbik Landcare Network

3 March 2020

Landcare groups are the heart of our community, working to protect the natural assets on their properties and in their local district, and Landcare networks help nearby groups learn from and support each...

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PPWCMA partnership agreement signing with Middle Yarra Landcare Network

Partnership agreement signed with Middle Yarra Landcare Network

9 December 2019

Landcare groups are the heart of our community, working to protect the natural assets on their properties and in their local district, and Landcare networks help nearby groups learn from and support each...

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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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The PPWCMA helps kids teach kids

29 October 2019

The 2019 Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids conference kicked off today and the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is proud to support two schools - Point Cook P-9 College and St...

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