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Dolphin calves

Citizen science

A little citizen science has helped identify rarely seen male dolphins in the Gippsland Lakes. Dr Kate Charlton-Robb and her team from the Marine Mammal Foundation (MMF) visit the area every season as part of ongoing research and monitoring of the dolphin population in the Lakes system. “The Gippsland Lakes support a resident population of

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Burrunan Dolphins

Dolphins on the move

An influx in dolphins to the Gippsland Lakes over winter might give the impression that ‘they’re everywhere’ but there is only a resident population of 63 Burrunan dolphins in the Gippsland Lakes. Dr Kate Charlton-Robb, and her team from the Marine Mammal Foundation (MMF), visit the Gippsland Lakes for a 10-day period once a season

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Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan

The Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan was approved by the Victorian Government in January 2016. The Plan will now be submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval and then presented to the International Ramsar Convention for final approval. The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority was responsible for developing the Plan on behalf of the

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Knowledge Exchange Forum for the Gippsland Lakes

A knowledge exchange forum about the Gippsland Lakes was held on 10 December 2015. This forum presented an opportunity to learn more about the Lakes and the current scientific research that is occurring. Papers and presentations from the forum are being posted on Scientific Reports as they become available. Click on the tabs to find articles

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Location: Australia, Victoria, Gippsland, . Survey: GLB 2014 , Field No.

Meet Philip the Frog Prince!

He has been widely published in newspapers and magazines around the region and is expected to appear at Nyerimilang and Log Crossing on the weekend with Museum Victoria. Even if he doesn’t turn up, a team of up to 25 Museum Victoria scientists will uncover and show you, up close and personal, things you have

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