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Local school embrace local farms

5 November 2020

Since August 2020, the Farms2Schools program has delivered 102 online incursions to 5,586 students all across the region. They've learnt about the many aspects of agriculture, including production, farm...

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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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Supporting future NRM leaders

16 March 2020

As a small conservation organisation we understand the value of providing these meaningful opportunities to students of natural resource management. It not only give the students a real taste for...

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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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Working together to protect Phillip Island’s wetlands

11 December 2019

As part of the new Two Great Ramsar Wetlands project, the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA will soon be partnering with Phillip Island Nature Parks to help protect and enhance the ecological values...

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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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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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Landcare facilitators learning together

27 November 2019

This week the Port Phillip and Westernport CMA delivered two days of training in the Moorabool and Werribee catchments for the region's Landcare facilitators, as part of a series of training events supported...

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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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