Tag Archives: Gippsland Lakes

Video – Gippsland Lakes are precious and important

The Gippsland Lakes are recognised and protected internationally under the Ramsar Convention, mainly for their importance to migratory waterbirds, but also for many other environmental features. This video explains the importance of the Gippsland Lakes and why we value them so much. For more videos please check out

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Lakes Entrance students

Young authors love our dolphins!

Lakes Entrance Primary School students have showcased their writing and illustrating talents in the latest addition to the “Love Our Lakes” Enviro-Stories library. Laura Barton and the Year 3/4C class from Lakes Entrance Primary School have written and illustrated a remarkable book about “Jimmy Four-Nicks the Burrunan Dolphin” and his quest to find out why

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Video – Counting Fish for the Future

“Electro-fishing” is being trialled on the Gippsland Lakes as a method of assessing fish populations and to help manage the fishery for the future. No fish were harmed in the making of this video! For more videos please check out

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Video – Gippsland Lakes Water Quality

Algae, fish, birds, dolphins, humans – we all rely on water quality.  Here is some interesting information about the water in the Gippsland Lakes. Featuring: Perran Cook – Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry @ Monash University Ryan Woodland – Research Scientist, School of Chemistry @ Monash University 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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