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Local photographers snap up prize in Buloke woodland competition

Local photographers snap up prize in Buloke woodland competition

THE Buloke woodlands in the Mallee photo competition flourished with entries from right across the Mallee region and the winners have now been announced.

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One million reasons to smile

One million reasons to smile

A combined effort between landholders and local organisations across the Victorian Mallee has achieved over one million hectares of agricultural land covered through the Environmental Management Action Planning (EMAP) program.

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Lakes fill community with joy

Lakes fill community with joy

Local residents can now enjoy the full benefits of nearby Lakes Powell and Carpul for the first time in nearly 20 years and they have themselves to thank.

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Trees for Mum event continues to grow

Trees for Mum event continues to grow

The annual Trees for Mum event is set to take place again this year and instead of the usual spot at Kings Billabong, trees will be planted at Psyche Pumps this Mothers Day.

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Communities encouraged to branch out with photo competition

Communities encouraged to branch out with photo competition

LOCALS are invited to get snapping and submit entries into the Buloke woodlands photo competition.

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Mallee CMA response to Proposed Basin Plan

The Mallee CMA response to the Murray-Darling Proposed Basin Plan has been submitted and is available on-line.

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The Mallee Farmer

The Mallee Farmer

The second edition of the Mallee Farmer newsletter is now available online or can be mailed to you free of charge.

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New regional strategy to manage invasive species in Victorian Mallee

New regional strategy to manage invasive species in Victorian Mallee

Community members and government agencies have joined forces to manage invasive plants and animals across the Victorian Mallee region.

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Community urged to learn more about  works at Hattah Lakes

Community urged to learn more about works at Hattah Lakes

Local community groups are invited to learn more about environmental works due to begin at Hattah Lakes. Community information sessions have been underway for some time to inform locals about the works, but the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is keen to ensure as many people as possible know what is going on.

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Construction to begin at Hattah Lakes

Construction to begin at Hattah Lakes

Major environmental works are scheduled to begin at Hattah Lakes later this month. The planned works, funded through The Living Murray program, will help restore a more natural pattern of flows to the iconic lake system by efficiently delivering environmental water to maximise ecological outcomes, while maintaining the beautiful environment at Hattah Lakes for the community’s enjoyment.

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Flood recovery program gets vital funding boost

Flood recovery program gets vital funding boost

A funding injection of $550,000 will extend the popular Mallee Flood Recovery Environmental Employment Program.

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A boardwalk fit for Kings

A boardwalk fit for Kings

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has received a $310, 500 share of the Victorian Government’s $3.83 million Victorian Landcare Grants for this financial year.

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Summer 2011-12 Mallee Catchment News

The Summer 2011-12 issue of the Catchment News newsletter is now available to download online.

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Repairs to flood damaged fencing along Tyrrell and Lalbert creeks are almost finished.

Repairs to flood damaged fencing along Tyrrell and Lalbert creeks are almost finished.

Crews from the Mallee Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) Flood Recovery Environmental Employment Program (FREEP) have been working to remove, replace and repair protective fencing that was damaged by the floods during January and February.

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Local Landcare heroes get state recognition

Local Landcare heroes get state recognition

Two of the Mallee’s leading Landcarers have taken out coveted awards at the highly prestigious Victorian Landcare Awards.

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Soil health results measure up the Mallee

Soil health results measure up the Mallee

An extensive three-year monitoring program measuring key indicators of soil health is nearing completion, with the results to be used to establish benchmarks for soil health in the Victorian Mallee.

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Local students discover the Mallee's hidden treasures

Local students discover the Mallee's hidden treasures

Primary school students across the Mallee region still have an opportunity to participate in the "Mallee's Hidden Treasures" Enviro-Stories Competition.

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New board member welcomed to the Mallee CMA

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has welcomed the announcement of the reappointment of its community-based board and welcomes Mr Paul Grigg as a new member.

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Recovery program flooding with numbers

Recovery program flooding with numbers

A total of 43 irrigators are now taking part in the Mallee Flood Recovery Environmental Employment Program.

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Farmers to inspect Ouyen field trial of break crops

Farmers to inspect Ouyen field trial of break crops

An upcoming field day at Ouyen will give farmers the chance to inspect how break crops can affect soil health.

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