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Actions and achievements of Victoria’s CMAs on show in new report

8 December 2017

Victoria’s CMAs have showcased the role they play in protecting and enhancing the state’s land, water and biodiversity through the release of their 2016-17 Actions and Achievements Report. The Victorian...

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Pasture Cropping Field Day

7 December 2017

On Wednesday 6th December 2017 a field day was held at Rowsley, west of Melbourne, to explore the outcomes of a pasture cropping trial that has been running in the area since 2015. The trial has been...

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New Landcare group created in Little River

26 November 2017

After many years of great work, Corio Landcare Group and the Little River Improvement Group have decided to combine their efforts and become the Little River Community Landcare Group. Both organisations...

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$421,000 in community grants awards to Landcare and community groups

24 November 2017

78 Landcare groups and networks and community organisations have received a share of $421,000 in funding undertake vital environmental projects in the Port Phillip and Western Port region. The funding...

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Indigenous Conservation Training wraps up for 2017

17 November 2017

The Port Phillip and Westernport CMA has delivered another highly successful Indigenous Wetland and Shorebird Conservation training program. Delivered in partnership BirdLife Australia, the three-day...

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Women come together for National Agriculture Day

12 November 2017

Women from across Mornington Peninsula’s agricultural industries came together today to celebrate Australia’s first National Agriculture and Related Industries Day (AgDay). AgDay is a national day...

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Ballan Farmer Discussion Group explores new grazing techniques

1 November 2017

On Saturday 28th October, the Ballan Farmer Discussion Group met to discuss the use of pasture squares to assess the impact of grazing on pasture composition, biomass and cover. Participants learnt...

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Trial into native grasses as ground cover on orchard mid-rows continues

30 October 2017

As part of a number of ongoing trials around improving farm management practices, Port Phillip and Westernport CMA's Regional Landcare Facilitator, Karen Thomas, has been working with Red Hill Cherry Farm...

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New interpretive signage at The Spit Wildlife Reserve

23 October 2017

As part of the Ramsar Protection Program, we recently teamed up Parks Victoria, Melbourne Water and the Department of Land, Water and Planning to install new interpretive signage at The Spit Wildlife...

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Plans underway for traditional burn at the Sunbury Rings

20 October 2017

Earlier this week, the Wurundjeri Council, Hume City Council and the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority completed a pre-burn site assessment at the significant Aboriginal heritage...

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