In-stream Habitat

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Riverine plants and animals require particular habitats and water flows to thrive unfortunately these have been significantly altered through human intervention. Here we are trying to 'put back' what we have taken away.

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    Grange Burn Restoration Project

    This program of works aims to enhance the natural habitat features and recreational fishing amenities on the Grange Burn through Hamilton. This will compliment previous works along the river undertaken by the Grange Burn Stakeholders Group, Glenelg Hopkins CMA, Conservation Volunteers Australia and the Southern Grampians Shire Council.

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    Waterway Management Masterclass and Twinning Project

    Glenelg Hopkins CMA is currently running a Waterway Management Twinning Program. The program pairs river management professionals from across south-eastern Australia with the purpose of collaborating to deliver world class river protection and rehabilitation projects.

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    Aboriginal Water Values

    Glenelg Hopkins CMA, in partnership with Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation and Barengi Gadjin Land Council, has funding from DELWP to develop an Aboriginal Water Values project for the Glenelg River system from July 2015 to December 2016. The Glenelg River is valued by Victorians and South Australians for its high social, economic, cultural and environmental attributes and runs through two Traditional Owner areas, managed by Gunditj Mirring TOAC and Barengi Gadjin Land Council.

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    Merri River Restoration

    The Merri River Restoration Project will focus on improving waterway health and environmental values through woody weed control, revegetation and maintenance on priority riparian areas along the Merri River near Warrnambool. Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational pursuits and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region.

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    NRM North - Riverbank Erosion Grants - 2018 Update

    The Grange Burn flows through Hamilton, located in the centre of the Glenelg Hopkins region, and is a tributary to the Wannon River. The Grange Burn and surrounding area is important for agriculture, recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being of the Hamilton community. The waterway holds high environmental values supporting threatened native […]

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    Macquarie River NatureLinks

    The Grange Burn flows through Hamilton, located in the centre of the Glenelg Hopkins region, and is a tributary to the Wannon River. The Grange Burn and surrounding area is important for agriculture, recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being of the Hamilton community. The waterway holds high environmental values supporting threatened native […]

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    Wonga Wetlands

    The Grange Burn flows through Hamilton, located in the centre of the Glenelg Hopkins region, and is a tributary to the Wannon River. The Grange Burn and surrounding area is important for agriculture, recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being of the Hamilton community. The waterway holds high environmental values supporting threatened native […]

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    A Clearer Passage for the Pumicestone

    Sunshine Coast Council is committed to maintaining healthy waterways; Council’s vision is to be ‘Australia’s most sustainable region – vibrant, green, diverse’. Recently, a catchment and estuary action plan for the Pumicestone Passage and its Catchment has been completed, which was initiated by the Sunshine Coast Waterways and Coastal Management Strategy 2011-2021. This action plan is part of Councils strategy to develop and implement tailored river catchment action plans and was the first one completed.

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    Improving Connectivity of Flows in the Lower Ovens Floodplain

    The Grange Burn flows through Hamilton, located in the centre of the Glenelg Hopkins region, and is a tributary to the Wannon River. The Grange Burn and surrounding area is important for agriculture, recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being of the Hamilton community. The waterway holds high environmental values supporting threatened native […]

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    Little fish, big future

    A wetland rehabilitation program in the Murray Valley National Park is giving one tiny fish a fighting chance at survival. The Southern Pygmy Perch and its natural habitat are the focus of an environmental watering program co-ordinated by the Office of Environment and Heritage.