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Buchan Primary School Students release native fish into their local river

16 April 2024

Buchan Primary School students understand the vital role their local river plays, including supporting a diverse range of plants and animals including fish. Recently, these students participated in...

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Victoria’s CMAs win prestigious National Banksia Award

11 April 2024

Vic Catchments, the peak body for Victoria’s ten Catchment Management Authorities, including East Gippsland, has won the Nature Positive category of the 35th National Banksia Sustainability Awards.The...

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Cann do – environmental work on the river

4 April 2024

Several environmental projects are complete, enhancing the Cann River’s ecosystems and improving the health of the floodplain. Maintenance work has involved ongoing weed control, revegetation, and...

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Video celebrates Alpine Peatlands protection

21 August 2023

East Gippsland is home to some of Victoria's 2000 hectares of Alpine Peatlands. Alpine peatlands, or Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens, are a nationally threatened ecological system found...

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Sowing the Gap – Prepare for Drought

10 August 2023

Pictured: Trevor Caithness, CEO Gippsland Agriculture Group with Bec Hemming, CEO East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority partnered with East Gippsland...

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Forge Creek

2 June 2023

EGCMA Staff and Alluvium consultants at Forge Creek On a day out with Alluvium consultants to better understand fluvial geomorphology or, in simpler terms, the study of how streams function and the...

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Shellfish Reef Restoration Project in the Gippsland Lakes

1 June 2023

Oyster Gardener volunteer measuring a baby native flat oyster The local community has been integral to the Shellfish Reef Restoration Project in the Gippsland Lakes.The Gippsland Lakes Shellfish Reef...

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Genoa River Fishing

14 September 2022

EGCMA and ARI Staff undertaking fish surveys in the Genoa River The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority recently teamed up with Arthur Rylah Institute on a very chilly day to do some backpack...

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How to make a Frog Hotel

14 August 2022

Are you interested in creating habitat for frogs in your own backyard? Watch this video where Bryce from the EGCMA shows you how. Bryce from the EGCMA will show you how to build a frog hotel in this...

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Drought Employment Program

5 March 2020

The Drought Employment Program provided temporary employment for individuals in East Gippsland and Wellington Shires who had been impacted by drought. This included farmers, farm workers, suppliers and...

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past and present.