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Draft Regional Catchment Strategy submitted for government consideration and approval

20 December 2021

The new Port Phillip & Western Port Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) has recently been submitted to the Victorian Minister for Water for Government consideration. The PPWCMA is very proud...

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Improving fisheries habitat across Western Port

6 December 2021

The only species of mangrove found in Victoria, the White Mangrove (Avicennia marina), plays an important role for juvenile fish species by providing food and shelter. Mangroves also help to protect the...

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Zero Emissions Farming: Towards 2050 Resources

17 November 2021

This one day conference held on Wednesday 17 November 2021 explored the benefits of zero-emission farming, showcasing the latest research and technology information, and industry progress towards...

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Victorian Landcare Grants 2021 support environmental volunteering

8 November 2021

The Victorian Government provides funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education, and capacity building projects that protect, enhance, and...

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Improving hydrology at The Spit Nature Conservation Reserve

24 August 2021

The Spit Nature Conservation Reserve is a 678 hectare reserve managed by Parks Victoria. It is home to one of the most important areas of saltmarsh vegetation in Victoria. The site also lies within the...

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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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