THE GLENELG HOPKINS CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY PROTECTS AND ENHANCES THE LAND, WATER AND BIODIVERSITY ACROSS 26,910 SQ KM OF VICTORIA’S SOUTH-WEST.

What’s Happening

Summer newsletter out now

The e-newsletter from Glenelg Hopkins CMA keeping you up to date with what we have been up to is now online. In this edition, learn about what our team got up to over the summer season including finding some very cool things with the the Windamara junior rangers. Also, the new year has begun with…

Rural drainage resource kit NOW AVAILABLE

Understanding the rights and responsibilities around dryland drainage it important for landholders who may undertake works that turn out to be illegal. To help landholders understand what they can and can’t do and the process around options to manage dryland draining is now available in a resource kit. What is dryland rural drainage? Dryland rural…

Funding available

Funding is now available through the Our Catchments Our Communities program for swamp areas and group projects working across a wide landscape. Expressions of interest are being sought from people who have swamp areas on their property to have assessments of those areas carried out with a view to understand what is in the swamps,…

In focus

Platycam

Platycam is a livestream of the Grange Burn in Hamilton in south-west Victoria where a platypus are known to live.

It is installed high above the waterway to watch the platypus in their natural environment and broadcasts 24hrs a day.

Livestream begins May 2022

Watch the livestream from Platycam

Summer Sanderling photo competition

Be part of our Sanderling tracking project and go into the running to win a Jimmi Buscombe art print simply by snappy a photo of Sanderling on our beaches this summer.

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Rivers of Warrnambool Flagship project

This $1.02m Flagship Water project will be delivered over four years and funded by the Victorian State Government through the Waterway Health Funding program.

The project will benefit social and recreational users of the rivers and supports landholders and the community by providing technical and financial support to rural and semi-rural landholders to improve the condition of riparian zones and water quality through revegetation, fencing and weed control.

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