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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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Protecting Victoria’s Ramsar Wetlands

25 October 2019

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA’s Ramsar Protection Program Coordinator, Andrew Morrison, recently attended a statewide Ramsar site coordinators meeting in Bairnsdale. Hosted by East Gippsland...

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Port Phillip & Westernport CMA Annual Report 2018-19

21 October 2019

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is pleased to present the its Annual Report for 2018-19. The report was presented to the Hon. Lisa Neville, Minister for Water on Friday 30 August 2019, in...

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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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Preying on pasture pest insects the IPM way

14 October 2019

On Wednesday 9th October 2019, the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA and Western Port Catchment Landcare Network ran an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) introductory workshop for local grazing farmers...

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Pier Fishing at the San Remo Fishing Festival 2019

Encouraging responsible fishing and boating on our Ramsar wetlands

16 September 2019

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, along with Western Port Biosphere Reserve Foundation and Parks Victoria, attended the San Remo Fishing Festival over the weekend. They were there to promote...

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Vineyard with compost mulch underneath the vines

Compost under vine trial begins in the Macedon Ranges

16 September 2019

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

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Congratulations to the 2019-20 Victorian Landcare Grants recipients

13 September 2019

On Thursday 12 September, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D'Ambrosio, announced the successful recipients of the Victorian Landcare Grants 2019-20. In 2019-20, the Victorian...

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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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