National Landcare Programme Community Grants 2016-2018
Applications are invited from eligible groups, including Landcare groups and networks, and community-based groups to undertake a range of projects that help protect the local environment and deliver more sustainable agriculture.
Community Programs Committee
Expressions of Interest are sought from interested people to join the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority’s Community Programs Committee as an external member.
2016-2017 Victorian Government Community Grants
Applications are now open for submission of 2016-2017 Victorian Landcare Grant and Regional Riparian Action Plan Grant project proposals. The EGCMA is now calling for project proposals from all Landcare groups and networks, and community based natural resource management groups.
Our Catchments, Our Communities
'Our Catchments, Our Communities' was released last week, and is the first statewide strategy for integrated catchment management in Victoria. The strategy has been developed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) together with catchment management authorities (CMAs).
Celebrate! 30 years of Landcare
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Landcare in Victoria. As part of the festivities the East Gippsland Landcare Network Inc., Far East Victorian Landcare Inc., the Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee and Landcare Victoria are joining forces to celebrate and share their stories. Join in by submitting a short Landcare video into the competition!
National Volunteers Week 2016
This week is National Volunteers Week (9-15 May) and one of the best examples of volunteer action is Landcare, which turns 30 in Victoria this year. We celebrate the hundreds of volunteers and give a snapshot of Landcare activity in recent months.
Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan
The Gippsland Lakes Ramsar Site Management Plan was approved by the Victorian Government in January 2016. The Plan will now be submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval and then presented to the International Ramsar Convention for final approval.