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VicRoads April update

Community visit Paddy’s Path hill Members of the Community Resilience Committee’s flora, fauna and beachscape group joined VicRoads staff on the Paddy’s Path hillside last week to inspect vegetation, the landslide zone and to plan for a mid-year replanting project. Local flora expert Trevor Blake, ecologist Mark Stockdale, the community and VicRoads environmental officer John […]

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Reported ill-health in native parrot population in Wye River

There are more than 800 types of native animals in Victoria, and many of these are unique to our state. DELWP and Parks Victoria, along with Wye River and Separation Creek community members would like to remind all residents and visitors to the area that feeding or handling native wildlife is not permitted and can […]

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Sharing the Wye River experience

In December, locals Rex Brown and Sybille Noras presented at the Wildlife Tourism Australia Conference in Adelaide. Their presentation outlined the devastation that occurred during the Christmas Day fires and the subsequent changes in the landscape as a result of the clean-up and winter rains. Importantly, the presentation showcased the work the community has done […]

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Trees on Council-owned land

As discussed at the December community meetings, Council has completed its assessment of trees on Council owned land. Click here to download a summary report. A map detailing individual trees is also available on the Colac-Otway Shire website. Council engaged ENSPEC as an independent arborist in October to assess trees on Council-owned land with the […]

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Soil mesh retaining walls

Across Wye River and Separation Creek you will start to see soil and mesh retaining barriers being installed. The mesh will be varying colours, and although may not be aesthetically pleasing right now, the plan is to seed over the mesh to cover the treatment. In time these walls will be a growing wall garden, with […]

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Wye River Community Meeting wrap up

It was great to see so many people at the community meeting on the weekend. The meeting heard about the great progress that has been made, with many projects underway or nearing completion. Community Resilience Committee Co-Chair, Di Sisley urged people to have their say on the Draft Community Renewal Plan, which will guide progress […]

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