An estimated one billion native animals perished in the horrendous bushfires that engulfed South East Australia including much of North East Victoria. Native animal populations will need considerable assistance in coming months to recover, particularly on the back of severe drought conditions.
The North East Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has advised that community input will be at the forefront of the re-design of the aging and degraded Greta West Weir on Fifteen Mile Creek.
Following an intense six months’ work with agriculture industry groups and local government, the North East Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) Embedding Climate Adaptation in Agriculture (ECAiA) program was formally launched in Myrtleford last month by Dr Helen Haines, MP.
The North East Catchment Management Authority is joining Zoos Victoria in a call for Australians to turn off unnecessary outside lights, to help save one of the nation’s most adorable, but critically endangered species - the Mountain Pygmy-possum.
The North East CMA is readying to launch an innovative new online tool to support the agriculture sector in North East Victoria effectively adapt to the impacts of climate change.