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.
•Removal of weeds x 10 ha
•Revegetation x 20 ha
•Bird surveys x 4
•Fish surveys x 2
•Work with Local community groups
•Produce community Newsletter x 1
•Install and monitor nesting boxes- x 15