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Victorian Landcare Grants 2019-20 now open

3 May 2019

Volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment can now apply for a funding boost through the Victorian Landcare Grants 2019-20. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate...

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Peaks to Plains project in full swing

1 May 2019

The PPWCMA is currently delivering a three-year project funded by the Victorian Government, in partnership with Parks Victoria and Greater Geelong Council that aims to protect threatened flora and fauna...

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Our City in Nature: exploring Melbourne’s relationship with its flora and fauna

12 April 2019

Will our great grandchildren get to experience great wildlife in and around Melbourne? What does the future hold for our native habitat? What is being done to boost the number of parks and help connect...

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Managing feral pigs on Quail Island

9 April 2019

Feral pigs are a major environmental pest species that wreak havoc on Australia’s fragile landscapes.  Last week, PPWCMA's Environmental Projects Coordinator, Andrew Morrison, visited Quail Island near...

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Bushfire recovery resources – Bunyip State Park fires

1 April 2019

As we move into the recovery phase following the Bunyip State Park bushfires in February, there’s a lot of useful information relating to land management recovery. The links below contain a number...

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Adopting variable fertiliser rates in grain production

30 March 2019

The PPWCMA, Precision Agriculture and Balliang Food and Fibre Group recently ran a field day for cereal growers in the west of the Port Phillip and Western Port region. The focus of the event was the results...

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Strawberry Springs wins National Biosecurity Award

6 March 2019

Last night, Yarra Valley strawberry grower, Luciano Corallo, from Strawberry Springs in Millgrove, was the recipient of the National Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year Award, presented at the 2019 Australian...

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PPWCMA and Mornington Peninsula Landcare network sign partnership agreement

1 March 2019

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA was excited to sign a formal partnership agreement with the Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network in late February. The agreement outines both organisations'...

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Vigilance encouraged as Queensland Fruit Fly season hits

16 January 2019

Queensland Fruit Fly season is upon us so it’s important that all of us, from tourist to home gardener to commercial producer, are vigilant about our fruit handling to prevent an outbreak. If you...

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Partnership agreement signed with Bunurong Land Council

20 December 2018

The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is proud to have recently signed a formal partnership agreement with the Bunurong Land Council. PPWCMA Board and staff joined Bunurong Land Council CEO Dan Turnbull...

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