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.

 Activities include-

  • •Removal of weeds- 20 ha
  • •Revegetation- 9 ha
  • •Bird surveys  x 4
  • •Fish survey x 2 
  • •Work with Local Landcare groups
  • •Produce community Newsletter x 1