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

FUNDING AVAILABLE: Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek

Waterway Protection and Restoration funding is now available for landscapes around the Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek. Glenelg Hopkins CMA has funding available for landholders to undertake waterway protection and restoration activities on the Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek in the Budj Bim cultural landscape.  For more information on the funding and how to apply…

Newsletter out now

Our latest CMA newsletter is out now. See what we have been up to, what funding is currently open for applications, find out how you can be involved. This month, the Glenelg Hopkins CMA turned 25! In this edition: See the Spiny Riceflower blooming for winter, find out what the Windamara Junior rangers found in…

Removing pines for Red-tails

Are you a landholder in Victoria’s southwest with stringybark trees on your farm? Then you might have critical feeding habitat for the endangered South-Eastern Red-Tail Black Cockatoo. The Glenelg Hopkins CMA is working to implement invasive pine control in areas of stringybark and improve the currently scarce food resources for this endangered species. If you…

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

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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Water for the Environment

In the Glenelg Hopkins region, water for the environment is set aside in Rocklands Reservoir and is periodically released into the Glenelg River to support the plants and animals that live, feed and breed there.

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