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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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Kids tackle a messy earth

Kids tackle a messy earth

More than 300 children attended the Sustainable Schools’ Expo in Sale recently learning how to live in a more sustainable way. Ash Hall from DELWP said the children, from 13 local primary schools, participated in a range of activities. “The kids built bee boxes, learnt about composting, renewable energy, indigenous foods and a lot more,”

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Paynesville students @ book launch

Kids excited over published books

Did you ever think that seagrass was awesome? How many interesting things can you recall about a platypus? You can find out all the facts with the latest books published through the Love Our Lakes Enviro-Stories program. Paynesville year 6 students were given the opportunity to be mentored by Nagle College’s year 9 EcoWarriors. They

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Video – Gippsland Grammar ‘Love Our Lakes Enviro-Stories’ Launch

The students of Gippsland Grammar (Bairnsdale Campus) have produced a book about “A Trip Down the Mitchell River”, launched by the Minister for Environment, Ryan Smith. For more videos please check out

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Lakes Entrance students

Young authors love our dolphins!

Lakes Entrance Primary School students have showcased their writing and illustrating talents in the latest addition to the “Love Our Lakes” Enviro-Stories library. Laura Barton and the Year 3/4C class from Lakes Entrance Primary School have written and illustrated a remarkable book about “Jimmy Four-Nicks the Burrunan Dolphin” and his quest to find out why

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