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3 Apr 2017

A small plant with a big message

Scurf pea on a leaf

There are lots of things that impact on the health of our rivers and wetlands, and it may be surprising to learn that land-based animals are high on the list.

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2 Apr 2017

Flow delivers boost for native fish

Big fish

Native fish recovery works in the Gunbower and lower Loddon are set to deliver healthier habitats for iconic species like the Murray cod and silver and golden perch.

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22 Mar 2017

Creating a honeypot for the region

Waterbirds on Lake Cullen

Every now and then an opportunity comes along that is too good to miss, an opportunity that can make such a big difference and have long-term impacts for an entire region.

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17 Mar 2017

Red gums lovin’ it at McDonalds

McDonalds Swamp from a distance with old trees

We are accustomed to thinking that dry is bad, that drying out means death. However, when it comes to wetlands, the opposite can be true – drying out can mean life.  

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13 Feb 2017

Stepping out into the natural spotlight

Little pied cormorant nest in Reed Bed Swamp

When it comes to the environmental spotlight, Guttrum and Benwell state forests are usually hidden in the shadows cast by the neighbouring Gunbower Forest, but not this summer.   

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6 Feb 2017

Help us Clean up the Creek

Gunbower Creek from the bank with tree stumps and grass

The North Central Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has been working with the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now

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1 Feb 2017

A $200,000 community boost

Malsbury Landcare groups members near their viaduct project

Local Landcare groups have shared in more than $204,000 to carry out environmental projects that improve biodiversity and land health across the catchment.   

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20 Jan 2017

Invader under attack

Gunbower Creek near the Murray River is one of the catchment’s most important waterways, but the quality of its water is one of the worst in the region.   

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