The December edition of Catchment Snapshot is now available.
Christmas tends to be a time of excess and over consumption, but if you’re keen to break the Christmas consumption cycle, these tips from our staff might be a great place to start.
We recently worked with Southern Rural Water, DEPI, the EPA, GLMAC and local irrigators in a submission to the Premier’s Sustainability Awards to celebrate the collaborative work done in the Macalister Irrigation District. The submission highlighted the work done to reduce nutrients leaving farms and improve the health of the Gippsland Lakes.
Alpine Peatlands are listed under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999 as a threatened ecological community. These communities contain Sphagnum moss and have a fragmented distribution across the alpine and subalpine landscape. Some are protected through the Ramsar Convention as they provide internationally significant habitat for migratory birds.
We are proud to publish the first state-wide CMA Actions and Achievements report. The report highlights the practical actions delivered with Victorian Government funding in partnership between catchment management authorities, the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Parks Victoria, water authorities, regional communities, local government, businesses and landholders.
A review of actions in the West Gippsland Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) has found that in the last year, implementation began on 78% of the management measures.