Connecting classrooms to the catchment

13 December 2023

Nothing sparks curiosity and understanding in children quite like the touch and feel of real wildlife. Last week, the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) teamed up with Black Snake...

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Joey Scouts make a leap for nature

24 November 2023

Bairnsdale Joey Scouts combined fun and conservation in an exciting activity to support local frog species. The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority visited the Joey Scouts group to show them...

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Seagrass Trials

22 November 2023

Whilst many are busy with veggies this time of year, we are planting seagrass! Zostera mulleri is the species we are trialling in an underwater garden patch in the Gippsland Lakes.Harvesting rhizomes...

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Unlocking Water Wisdom

10 November 2023

EGCMA Staff Kim Allan, Bridget Potts and Bryce Watts-Parker at the Beechworth Three East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) staff travelled over the mountain to attend the 23rd Wise Waterways...

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Bushfire Recovery Projects So Far

25 October 2023

Significant efforts have been invested in bushfire recovery over the past three years, and more work is being done. The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) continues to invest in...

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Landcare Report Card 2022

18 October 2023

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Just keep swimming – threatened fish species uses the fishway

9 October 2023

A threatened native fish species, an Australian grayling, has been found at the top of the newly constructed fishway in the Buchan River. The Buchan River rock ramp fishway was built to address...

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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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Backyard Biodiversity Detectives

20 July 2023

Learning just got a whole lot wilder in classrooms across East Gippsland. Our young environmentalists got up close and personal with some Australian native animals to help them discover the importance...

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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.