Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Welcoming migratory birds – and a funding announcement!

Harriet Shing, Labour’s Member for Eastern Victoria, took the opportunity to confirm $10 million in funding for the Gippsland Lakes at yesterday’s Welcome Back the Birds event at Eagle Point. Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee co-chair, Angus Hume, said this was an exciting boost for the health of the Gippsland Lakes. “The $10 million grant will

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Aussie Bird Count

No matter where you are, there are birds all around you. Whether you’re in the bush, on a farm, in the mountains, on the beach or even in city streets, there are birds, and they’re just waiting for you to see them. And no matter where you are, BirdLife Australia wants you to join in

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Help protect our shorebirds

Every year shorebirds nest at the Gippsland Lakes as part of their lifecycle, unfortunately shorebird numbers are decreasing and some species are faced with the threat of extinction. Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee co-chair, Angus Hume, said waterbird abundance and diversity is one of the most important aspects of the Gippsland Lakes. “The Gippsland Lakes provide

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