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New funding available for Millewa farmers

New funding available for Millewa farmers

A NEW tender program will invest more than $1 million in the region to help northern-Mallee farmers tackle weeds and control pest animals in areas of native vegetation.

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Are snails a problem on your farm?

Are snails a problem on your farm?

MALLEE farmers have the chance to talk directly with industry experts about combating snail infestations at a field day in Cowangie on March 4.

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Farmers urged to consider covenants

Farmers urged to consider covenants

Mallee landholders are being encouraged to secure long-term protection of native vegetation on their properties by taking out conservation covenants.

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Feed for thought

Feed for thought

Do perennial shrubs and grasses have a role to play on your farm? This series of workshops will bring together the latest research on new forage options, industry advice, interstate experts and farmer experience on using perennials in the Mallee.

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Putting waterways in the picture

Putting waterways in the picture

Locals have a chance to win a houseboat getaway on the Murray River just by getting out and enjoying their local waterways.

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Mallee CMA eNewsletter

Mallee CMA eNewsletter

The Mallee CMA Catchment Newsletter has a new look and will now be sent out as an eNewsletter.

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Central Mallee Habitat Tender

Central Mallee Habitat Tender

A new program that pays local farmers to complete environmental works on their farm is now open in the central Mallee.

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Southern Mallee Habitat Tender

Southern Mallee Habitat Tender

New funding is available to help farmers control rabbits and other pests living in native vegetation on their farm. Under the Southern Mallee Habitat Tender program, successful landholders will be paid to control weeds and pest animals in areas of native vegetation on their property.

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New field guide helps tackle pest animals in a cultural landscape

New field guide helps tackle pest animals in a cultural landscape

AN innovative field guide incorporating Indigenous ecological knowledge with contemporary methods of pest animal management is now available free of charge to landholders across the region. Launched today by Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Chairperson Sharyon Peart, together with members of the local Indigenous community, the field guide helps landholders identify Aboriginal cultural places and appropriate ways for managing pest animals at these sites.

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Recovering Rangelands: Mallee Bounceback

Recovering Rangelands: Mallee Bounceback

The latest data from the ‘Recovering Rangelands: Mallee Bounceback’ project is now available.

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Hattah Lakes Project - 2013 Banksia Awards footage

A PRESITGIOUS national environmental award has recognised the innovative work undertaken to secure a sustainable future for Hattah Lakes. The Hattah Lakes Environmental Watering Program was recently awarded the 2013 Banksia sustainability Award for Water, with the judges noting the project “demonstrated how to manage a long-term, multi objective project whilst achieving environmental and social gains".

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Hattah Lakes Program Wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

Hattah Lakes Program Wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) entered the Hattah Lakes program in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards to acknowledge the ongoing and important involvement of partner agencies, organisations and community groups in the protection of this iconic lake system.

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Two new members appointed to Mallee CMA Board

Two new members appointed to Mallee CMA Board

TWO new appointments have been made to the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Board, with serving Chairperson Sharyon Peart to continue in the top job for another four years.

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Birchip's doing its bit for Chariot Wheels

Birchip's doing its bit for Chariot Wheels

The Mallee region is made up of a large array of native flora and fauna, many of which are currently under threat and in need of protection.

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Plains Wanderer at home in Birchip

Plains Wanderer at home in Birchip

The Birchip area is home to the Plains Wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus), one of the region’s most elusive threatened species. Grasslands in the Birchip area provide vital habitat for the small ground dwelling native bird.

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Biodiversity Month spotlight on the Regent Parrot

Biodiversity Month spotlight on the Regent Parrot

September is Biodiversity Month, which promotes the importance of protecting, conserving and improving the diversity of the region’s plants and animals.

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Applications open for 2013 Landcare Grants Program

Applications open for 2013 Landcare Grants Program

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has received a $200,000 share of the Victorian Governments Victorian Landcare Grants Program for this financial year.

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Indigenous Award Winner Speaks of Importance of Landcare

Indigenous Award Winner Speaks of Importance of Landcare

A LEADING authority on cultural heritage in north west Victoria has won the prestigious “Indigenous Land Management Award” at the 2013 Victorian Landcare Awards. Ken Stewart is a Wamba Wamba descendant who has worked in the fields of cultural heritage and natural resource management for more than 20 years.

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Celebrating Landcare Week

Celebrating Landcare Week

Mallee CMA would like to congratulate the 800 members of the region’s 24 Landcare groups for their continued efforts in improving and caring for our local environment. Landcare Week runs from 2-8 September and celebrates the people, places and projects who are making a difference through Landcare.

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Mallee Regional Landcare Support Strategy 2013-2018

Mallee Regional Landcare Support Strategy 2013-2018

A FIVE year plan for Landcare in the Victorian Mallee is now open for public comment. The Mallee Regional Landcare Support Strategy (MRLSS) 2013-18 sets out the key elements needed to support local Landcare groups to operate effectively, work with community members and deliver vital on-ground improvements to the environment.

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