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Untold story of Pelican and Crescent islands

This is a story of how speaking up, making yourself heard, being patient and persistent can get things done. The story begins back in 2008 with long term Gippsland Lakes resident Mr Peter Bury. Peter has lived and worked for 92 years on the edge of the Gippsland Lakes. Nungurner Landcare Group member, Heather Oke,

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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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Video – Gippsland Lakes Fisherman

Robert Morecroft knows the Gippsland Lakes. As a commercial fisherman based in Paynesville, he sees the Lakes at times and in conditions that most of us don’t experience. Join Robert on the Lakes and hear what he has to say about the fishing, the weather and a typical day at the office – on the beautiful Gippsland

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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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