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Wye Weed Warriors host workshop & planting day

The aftermath of a bushfire can have an unfortunate effect on local vegetation. More prominently, weeds across the environment can grow back early, and if left unchecked, can establish a presence that will take generations to remove. However, this brings an opportunity: as newly-emerging weeds are easier to spot and treat, species more suitable for […]

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Importance of weed management

As new vegetation sprouts across the landscape, it is essential to understand why weed management in the Wye River and Separation Creek area is important. Weeds, or invasive plants, pose a serious threat to primary production and biodiversity in Victoria. Many species have the potential to displace native species, threaten social values and contribute significantly […]

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Flora & Fauna Resettlement Projects Report released

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has released its latest community engagement milestone report regarding the flora, fauna and beachscape resettlement projects for Wye River and Separation Creek. The milestone report for April, which has been provided to the Community Resilience Committee (CRC), captures the community’s thoughts on nine key public land […]

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Working on weeds

A Scope of Works is currently being developed for a short-term weed control project in Wye River and Separation Creek. The short-term works are being coordinated by the Southern Otway Landcare Network (SOLN), with support from a newly-formed Steering Committee with members from SOLN, Colac Otway Shire, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Department of Environment, Land, […]

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