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Shoreline geomorphology and fringing vegetation of the Gippsland Lakes

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This review has covered the existing literature, both from published sources and from unpublished consultants’ reports, on the form and evolution of the Gippsland Lakes, the variety of vegetation that fringes the Lakes’ shorelines, and the way both have changed since European colonization of the Gippsland region. The next step in the first stage of […]

FoGL submission to the Regional Coastal Plan

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“FoGL emphasizes that environmental health and biodiversity underpin everything else.” FoGL submission Regional Coastal Plan

FoGL Silt Jetties brochure

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We need to tread carefully on this easily destroyed environment. Download

FoGL Submission to the Inspector General for Emergency Management on Current Prescribed Burning Practices

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Concluding Comments: “FoGL stresses a fire ecology strategy needs to be developed and implemented that protects and enhances our biodiversity and is based on the best-available scientific evidence.” … ” We feel that a public awareness campaign needs to be mounted that challenges, with scientific evidence, the belief that planned burns protect communities and do […]

FoGL new Committee

The new FoGL Committee; Trevor Caldwell Acting President, Nancy McMurray Acting Secretary, Marian Matcham Treasurer, Anne Schmidlii committee, Don Ripper committee, Adele Rosmalen committee, Geoff Podger committee. Friends of Gippsland Lakes Parks & Reserves is now on Facebook, keep up to date regularly with events and activities online. This is a great tool to get […]

Seen any Pacific Gulls lately?

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HELP NEEDED TO FIND BANDED PACIFIC GULLS Be on the lookout for banded Pacific Gulls – alive or dead. A number of people have been banding Pacific Gulls over the past few years: – Clive Minton and the Victorian Wader Study Group, around Victoria – Peter Dann, at Phillip Island, Victoria – Bill Wakefield, around […]

Nicholson River Landcare share strategies with FoGL

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On Saturday May 4th, Nicholson River Landcare hosted 10 members of Friends of the Gippsland Lakes Parks and Reserves on walks on the properties of Leo Rijs and Jim Stephenson. The work of carbon trading company Citola in planting 50000 trees using the “rip and mound” method on the Rijs property was highlighted. The President […]