Monthly Archives: November 2017

Deb sullivan Birdlife

Foxes on the run

As a ground nesting and feeding bird there are enough dangers in life already without the threat of a fox eating your eggs, your babies or even you. To have survived pressures such as habitat loss and native predators only to have a newly hatched baby bird run down by a fox is a pressure

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Ron Paynter

Taking the long view

WHEN Ron Paynter throws a line into the Gippsland Lakes, he wants to know that he hasn’t done anything to harm the world-renowned aquatic ecosystem. With decades of memories from holidays around the Lakes, Ron has an emotional connection that makes his geographic link all the more important. Little Moe River and Bear Creek run

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Perry Bridge wetland (located between the Lower Avon and Perry Rivers).

Benefits to flow downstream

A range of projects in the Perry River Catchment are underway to reduce nutrients and sediments flowing downstream; helping improve water quality in the Gippsland Lakes. The Maffra and District Landcare Network received Gippsland Lakes Community Grant funding to work with landholders on fencing, revegetation and weed control as well as addressing erosion hot spots

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