Community Groups

Getting involved in your local community is one of the best ways you can help keep the Gippsland Lakes healthy. There are numerous networks, groups and individuals out in your local community who are eager to hear from new and interested members.  The groups below provide you with a guide on how you can become involved.

Friends of the Gippsland Lakes Parks and Reserves

The Friends of the Gippsland Lakes provides an avenue for interested persons to participate in projects and activities to enhance the environment, amenity and facilities within the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, Lakes National Park, Blond Bay Reserve, Gippsland Lakes Reserve and crown land frontages abutting the Gippsland Lakes, Victoria, Australia.

Web: http://fogl.org.au


This long-standing and well-known national organisation work with landholders of all types – from rural farmers, to urban dwellers. There is a Landcare network near your and here’s how to get in touch with them:

East Gippsland Landcare Network
Network Coordinator: Natalie Jenkins
Tel: 03 5152 0612
Email: natalie.jenkins@dpi.vic.gov.au
Web: http://egln.org.au

Latrobe Catchment Landcare Network
Network Coordinator: John Crosby
Tel: 03 5175 7878
Email: johnc@wgcma.vic.gov.au

Maffra & District Landcare Network
Network Coordinator: Darren Williams
Tel: 03 5175 7877
Email: darrenw@wgcma.vic.gov.au

Other Groups

Waterwatch Victoria
Trust for Nature
Gippsland Plains Conservation Management Network
East Gippsland Rainforest Conservation Management Network
Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Birdlife Australia