Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Silt jetties get a helping hand

The Mitchell River Silt Jetties are an important and prominent feature of the Gippsland Lakes. The jetties, created by silt deposits over thousands of years, form a barrier to Jones Bay helping protect it from wave energy. According to Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee Co-Chair, Dr Peter Veenker, this makes it attractive to nesting birds as

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Get in quick! Registrations close for the count soon

Registrations for the first ever Gippsland Lakes Pelican Count close on Sunday, 25 March. Deb Sullivan, Birdlife Australia Project Officer in East Gippsland, said she was excited about the number of registrations received so far. “We’ve had quite a few registrations already– but there are so many sites available we are still looking for more

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Gippsland Lakes Conversations

Are you interested in discovering the projects that are currently happening in and around the Gippsland Lakes and having the chance to speak one-on-one with the people who are on the ground making these things happen? Gippsland Lakes Conversations – a gathering of people and ideas, will be held on Tuesday, 3 April at Forestec

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Join us for Gippsland Lakes Conversations

Gippsland Lakes Conversations – a gathering of people and ideas, will be held on Tuesday, 3 April at Forestec between 9am and 3pm followed by a boat trip on the Gippsland Lakes. This is your chance to learn more about projects at the Gippsland Lakes and the science behind how they are managed. The day will

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