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Hog Deer Management Strategy

Hog deer are of interest to FOGL as these introduced animals enjoy protected wildlife status and graze freely doing inestimable damage within public Parks & Reserves around the Gippsland Lakes. Their management is inefficient and is not consistent with existing DSE standards. DSE has released a draft Hog Deer Management Strategy, as part of the […]

Gippsland Lakes sea-level rise map

Interesting site – you can alter the amount of sea-level rise to see the varying effects on the Gippsland Lakes coastline. Go here Flood level inundation visualization for Lakes Entrance by Monash University Go here

Planting Day Sat 18 October Silt Jetty (north side)

This was a follow up planting to a successful planting event undertaken at the same Crown Land location in May (see earlier posting below). It was warm, about 27°, nevertheless about 20 people turned up – thank you all! Approximately 700 plants were planted, Parks Vic provided plants, guards and equipment, Landcare Network provided the […]

Silvershot Interps Sign Launch and Joe Stephens toodaloo

Took place Thursday 18 September at Silvershot (on Boole Poole Peninsula opposite Metung). The Interps Sign and accompanying Park Note will give visitors and locals greater insight into the interesting flora, fauna and landscape of Boole Poole. Joe Stephens was presented with perpetual Honourary Membership to thank him for his outstanding commitment and contribution to […]

Annual General Meeting

Dine: 6pm Guest Speaker: 7pm Andy Murray DSE Topic: Translocation of Potoroos 7.30pm Annual General Meeting 1. Welcome – to Members and Guests 2. Apologies 3. Advice of Proxy appointment forms 4. Minutes of 2007 Annual General Meeting 5. Reports 6. Election of Committee 7. Other Business (on notice) Supper will be provided at the […]

National Tree Day – Sunday 27 July Silt Jetties

Planted along the Silt Jetties to add to the 3500 habitat trees and shrubs planted at last year’s National Tree Day event. FOGL members volunteered along with other groups and the general community. Crown land at 220 Rivermouth Rd., Eagle Point. National Tree Day…read more

FOGL Committee Meeting

at Bairnsdale Bowls Club dine 6:15pm for 7pm meeting All members welcome