National Landcare Programme Community Grants 2016-2018
Applications are currenty being considered from eligible groups, including Landcare groups and networks, and community-based groups who have proposed a range of projects that help protect the local environment and deliver more sustainable agriculture. Successful applicants will be informed by November.
Our Catchments, Our Communities
'Our Catchments, Our Communities' is the first statewide strategy for integrated catchment management in Victoria. The strategy has been developed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) together with catchment management authorities (CMAs).
Celebrate! 30 years of Landcare
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Landcare in Victoria. As part of the festivities the East Gippsland Landcare Network Inc., Far East Victorian Landcare Inc., the Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee and Landcare Victoria have joined forces to celebrate and share their stories. They held a celebration dinner on Saturday 10 September at Lakes Entrance, and announced the winners of the Short Video Competition. More
Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan
The Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan was approved by the Victorian Government in January 2016. The Plan will now be submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval and then presented to the International Ramsar Convention for final approval.