Tag Archives: Water

Harriet Shing MP visits East Gippsland

Harriet Shing MP recently took the chance for a first-hand look at some of the great environmental work being done along the Mitchell River and on the Gippsland Lakes. Along with staff from the East Gippsland CMA, Ms Shing’s first stop was with the Eastwood Landcare group on the edge of Bairnsdale.    The group showcased

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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 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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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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Lakes Entrance on Sunrise

This morning Lakes Entrance was on show on Channel 7 Sunrise. Our own Martin Richardson was there to talk about the Lakes with weather presenter Edwina Bartholomew. Check out this little clip…

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