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Saving the Peregrine Falcon

Funding source: Communities for Nature 2012 Small Grants Round

Start/ Finish: 01/06/2013   31/5/2014

Project Overview: Since 1988 the number of active nests used by peregrine falcons on the Red Gum Plains around Bairnsdale has declined from 12 to one. South of the Great Dividing Range these birds use tree hollows for nesting but as these trees decline the GPCMN is erecting nestboxes.

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Cobblers Creek Wetland Restoration Project

Funding Source:  GPCMN was invited by the EGW to undertake the restoration of the Cobblers Creek Wetland.

Start March 2013- ongoing  

Project objectives- This project is to restore Biodiversity to a wetland that is part of Cobblers Creek which flows into McLeod’s Morass.

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Forge Creek Biodiversity Project Year 1

Project Name : Forge Creek Biodiversity Project Year 1

Funding Source: 2013/14 - Gippsland Lakes Environmental Fund ( Gippsland Lakes Ministerial Advisory Committee) administered by  East Gippsland Landcare.

Start/ Fin 1st July 2013 /30 June 2014-03-25

Project Overview: This project will improve biodiversity through wetland and woodland restoration within the Forge Creek Reserve- a tributary of the Gippsland Lakes, reduce sediments and nutrients entering the Gippsland Lakes and increase community understanding about the national importance of the area.

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Restoring Grassy woodlands to Deighton Creek

Funding Source: 2013/14- Victorian Landcare Grants (VLG) administered by  East Gippsland Catchment Management           Authority.

Start/ Fin Sept 2013  /Dec 2014

Project Overview: This project aims to restore fringing wetland of Deighton Creek, (which runs into Toms Creeks and in turn into the Gippsland Lakes) which will improve water quality, mitigate erosion and increase biodiversity. 

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Back from the Brink

Funding Source: Caring for our Country ( Regional Base Level)

Start /Finish: Sept 2012 – 30 June 2013

Project Overview: The Back from the Brink project is a multi partner project seeking to protect and conserve biodiversity in the East Gippsland CMA region. 

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Linking Tom's Creek to the Lakes

Funding Source: 2012/13 Victorian Landcare Grants ( VLG)

Start /Finish: Sept 2012   Dec 31 2013

Outputs: This project aims to continue improving vegetation, water quality and biodiversity between Toms Creek and the Lakes.

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Forge Creek Biodiversity Project Year 2

Project Name : Forge Creek Biodiversity Project Year 2

Funding Source: 2014/15 - Gippsland Lakes environmental fund ( Gippsland Lakes ministerial advisory committee) administered by  East Gippsland Landcare.

Start/ Fin 1st July 2014 /30 June 2015

Project Overview: This project will improve biodiversity through wetland and woodland restoration within the Forge Creek Reserve- a tributary of the Gippsland Lakes, reduce sediments and nutrients entering the Gippsland Lakes and increase community understanding about the national importance of the area.

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Protecting Biodiversity in the Gippsland Lakes Hinterland

Funding Source: 2012/13- VIF – Natural Resources Investment Program

Administered by  East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.

Start/ Fin Sept 2012 /30 June  2013

Overview- This project seeks to enhance the health, ecological function and resilience of the Gippsland Lakes system and the associated hinterland.

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Contact the GPCMN

Tom Crook
Tom Crook
GPCMN Facilitator
PO Box 456
Payesville, Victoria 3880
Mobile: 0417 557 114
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