Tag Archives: Gippsland Lakes

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Harriet Shing MP visits East Gippsland

Harriet Shing MP recently took the chance for a first-hand look at some of the great environmental work being done along the Mitchell River and on the Gippsland Lakes. Along with staff from the East Gippsland CMA, Ms Shing’s first stop was with the Eastwood Landcare group on the edge of Bairnsdale.    The group showcased

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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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Sand nourishment work at Pelican Island

Sand nourishment work to improve the habitat values for migratory birds and mitigate erosion on Pelican (Baxter) Island (south of Nungurner) and at Crescent Island (Bunga Arm) have now been completed. Both Pelican and Crescent Islands had experienced a loss on beach areas over the past decade and the sand nourishment work will increase the

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Video – Gippsland Lakes from the air

The Gippsland Lakes are precious and many farmers, volunteers, land managers, community groups, researchers and government agencies are working hard to protect them for the future. Enjoy the view! Special thanks to Darryl Whitaker. For more videos please check out

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Video – Gippsland Lakes Burrunan Dolphins

Dr Kate Charlton-Robb from the Marine Mammal Foundation takes us out on the Gippsland Lakes to see and learn about our beautiful and unique Burrunan dolphins. Footage taken under research permit conditions. For more videos please check out

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