Tag Archives: Projects

Crescent Island

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 Funding Announcement

The Victorian Government provides funding through the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund to look after the Lakes. Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith visited recently to announce the latest projects and enjoy the scenery. For more videos please check out

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Nagle College (left) and Paynesville Primary School (right) students

Students teaching students to ‘Love our Lakes’

An innovative program of learning for local students has been launched in a partnership between seven local schools as part of the ‘Love our Lakes’ campaign. The first project of its kind will see students from the Nagle College Year 9 “Eco-Warriors” as young mentors, where they pass their environmental knowledge to younger students from

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Expressions of Interest – “Sharing knowledge of the Gippsland Lakes”

The Gippsland Lakes Environmental Strategy supports actions that inform and inspire the community to love and protect the Lakes for the future. Do you have an idea for a project to help to increase community awareness and appreciation of the Gippsland Lakes environment? We are seeking expressions of interest or ideas from agencies, groups and

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Coastcare Grants Available

Victorian communities and volunteers play a key role in the ongoing protection and conservation of our coastal landscapes. To support these community groups and their activities, funding is provided through the Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program. Grants of up to $20,000 will be provided to successful applicants to take practical local action to protect and

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