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Victoria is located in the South east of the country and contains Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia. Rich agricultural regions, mountain ranges and beautiful coastlines are found within the State's borders.

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    Glenelg Ramsar

    The Glenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay is Victoria and Australia’s newest Ramsar site – Glenelg Ramsar. This provides benefits in protecting highly significant wetland values, raising the profile of the wetlands and increasing the level of support for the use of this area. Additional benefits include enhancing tourism and contributing to wider local and regional economic sustainability.

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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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    Victorian Volcanic Plain Stewardship Program

    Private landholders across the VVP within the Glenelg Hopkins region will share National Landcare Program funding to undertake a range of activities that will assist in protecting biodiversity while maintaining productive farming practices. Activities include fencing grasslands and wetlands to improve grazing management, weed control, photo point monitoring, pest plant and animal control and monitoring and mosaic burning.

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    A day in the life of a MuDFReaCk

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]

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    Protecting the Murray Hardyhead

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]

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    Y Water Discovery Centre and the Yea Wetlands

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]

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    Winston Churchill Trust Story: Ben Dyer, managing river systems across jurisdictions

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]

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    Improving Connectivity of Flows in the Lower Ovens Floodplain

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]

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    Glenelg River Restoration Project

    Over fourteen years the Project has worked with over 659 individual landholders, community groups and government agencies to help construct 1725km of fencing, planted more than half a million trees and direct seeded 796km of waterway frontage. The restoration program has also completed 2784ha of weed control, re-instated 870 pieces of large wood, opened 977km of the Glenelg river and its tributaries to fish movement and established and delivered an environmental flows entitlement.

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    Kaluna Park - A riverine bushland restoration project.

    What is Ramsar? The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance came into being in the township of Ramsar in Iran in 1971. It is the only international Convention to focus on a single ecosystem type and recognises wetlands as one of the most threatened habitats globally. The Convention seeks to promote conservation and wise use […]