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GLCC members at Sale Common using their phone apps

We’re not chasing Pokemon

At first glance, it might look like a group of people congregating to catch Pokemon, but they are actually in search of something a little more real. Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee co-chair, Peter Veenker, and his committee colleagues are using the Museum Victoria and Parks Victoria app Wildlife Field Guide to the Gippsland Lakes at

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Godwits in flight

World Migratory Bird Day

Every year more than 20 species of migratory waterbirds visit the Gippsland Lakes as part of their breeding and lifecycle. Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee co-chair, Angus Hume, said waterbird abundance and diversity is one of the most important aspects of the Gippsland Lakes. “These amazing migratory birds that visit the Gippsland Lakes are part of

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Meet Philip the Frog Prince!

He has been widely published in newspapers and magazines around the region and is expected to appear at Nyerimilang and Log Crossing on the weekend with Museum Victoria. Even if he doesn’t turn up, a team of up to 25 Museum Victoria scientists will uncover and show you, up close and personal, things you have

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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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