Corangamite CMA is committed to healthy catchments and waterways. Established in 1997 to ensure the protection and sustainable development of land, vegetation and water resources within a boundary stretching from Geelong to Ballarat and along the coast to Peterborough.

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Acidic water dissipates in upper Barwon River

The acidic water that caused a fish death event in the upper Barwon River in late June has largely dissipated due to increased rainfall and river flow, with the pH levels in much of the impacted stretch of waterway returning to normal.

 

For more information follow the media link below or check out the frequently asked questions document


INAUGURAL COASTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FORUM

The Corangamite CMA is hosting the first Coastal Research and Development Forum, with this year’s theme focussing on coastal wetland vegetation and fauna requirements to the Corangamite coastal environment. The forum will be held on Tuesday 23 August at the Geelong Conference Centre (Geelong Botanical Gardens). This is a free event open to landholders, community members and industry staff. We are excited to bring the latest in research and development across the Corangamite coast.

Download the event flier here

For more information regarding the day download the event program and

map to event location

Please RSVP or contact Polly Matthews at polly.matthews@ccma.vic.gov.au

 

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HELP SHAPE DROUGHT SUPPORT


The Victorian Government is inviting public feedback on how best to support drought affected communities.
As part of the $27 million drought package announced in November, an online-forum is providing an opportunity to comment on what other support can be provided to make a difference for those affected by drought.
Have your say on how best to allocate the $10 million Drought Response Fund to support drought affected farmers, their families and community.


Go to: www.oursay.org/victoriandrought

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WATERWAY PROTECTION PROJECT FUNDING 2015-2016

Corangamite CMA invites expressions of interest from land managers, Landcare networks, community groups and public land managers for waterway improvement projects on the region’s priority waterways. These projects will be funded through the Victorian Government. More details

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DETAILS FOR BARWON RIVER RE-ZONINGS FOR THE 2015-2016 SEASON NOW AVAILABLE HERE

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NRM PLAN FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

The Corangamite CMA has worked in consultation with a range of stakeholders to develop the draft Corangamite Natural Resource Management Plan for Climate Change. The Australian Government funded three-year project is due for completion in June 2016. It provides direction for managing the impacts of climate change on the region’s natural assets.

The draft plan:
• provides regional information on the predicted changes in climate and its likely impact on the region’s natural assets
• provides guidance on developing adaptation and mitigation actions to address the impact of climate change on the region’s natural ecosystems
• identifies priority landscapes for carbon plantings and other carbon sequestration methods, as well as strategies to build landscape integrity
• provides guidance on regional decision-making, community engagement and research needs, to improve community understanding of the impact of climate change on natural assets.

Comments on the plan are due by the 18th of March 2016. The Corangamite CMA will be consolidating comments in preparation for final Board consideration for endorsement for the plan, expected in April 2016.

More information can be found on the attached a Q & A Fact Sheet and Consultation Feedback Guide.

AIRE RIVER ESTUARY MANAGEMENT PLAN

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The Aire River Estuary Management Plan is an eight-year action plan aimed to improve the environmental condition of the Aire River estuary. Protection and improvement of the estuary environment will ensure it is able to support the values identified by stakeholders and the community during the plan’s development.

     
     
   

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RCS SUMMARY 

We have released a summary of the Corangamite Regional Catchment Strategy - a blueprint for the region's natural resource management during the next six years.

To see the full document, go to the Corangamite CMA website Strategies Page

 

 

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