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Archive for December, 2018

About Friends of the Gippsland Lakes

The Friends of the Gippsland Lakes began 18 years ago to provide an avenue for interested persons to participate in projects and activities that enhance the environment, amenity and facilities within the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, Lakes National Park, Blond Bay Reserve, Gippsland Lakes Reserve and crown land frontages abutting the Gippsland Lakes. However the […]

FoGL Boole Poole seedling monitoring 17Aug2017

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Recent visit to Boole Poole to inspect and maintain FoGL/Parks Vic monitoring sites to assess browsing damage caused by Hog Deer on Banksia and Acacia species. More info: https://fogl.org.au/project-burragarra-updates/boole-poole-monitoring-report-2013/

FoGL Submission on Inquiry into Control of Invasive Animals on Crown Land

FOGL calls on the Government to act to protect our National Parks and public land for their natural values and biodiversity. Recreational hunting has no place in our National Parks. FoGL Submission on Inquiry into Control of Invasive Animals on Crown Land

FOGL Submission to the Victorian Legislative Council

It appears to FOGL that under the current regime we are destroying critical habitat and putting our precious biodiversity at risk under the misguided and unfounded assumption that doing so will protect private property, when overwhelmingly the scientific evidence indicates burning the bush will NOT achieve this protection. This seems seriously flawed and will lead […]

North Silt Jetties (The Cut) rejuvenation

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Recent working bee out on north arm of silt jetties – mainly for plant maintenance and rubbish collection.  Good weather and comaraderie made for a great morning. This is such a beautiful and usually (outside of duck shooting season) peaceful part of the Gippsland Lakes –  a wonderful place in which to spend several hours […]

Plans to Protect and Rehabilitate the Silt Jetties into the Future

FOGL members gathered along the Silt Jetties recently to hear from Parks Victoria’s Sean Phillipson, Manager for Regional Delivery, about plans to protect and rehabilitate this special part of the Gippsland Lakes. As a stakeholder having had major projects along the Silt Jetties for ten years, FOGL was involved in workshops regarding their future held […]

McGees Gully Update

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FOGL has been working for the past several months with other Community groups on plans to further rehabilitation works begun by EGSC and EG Water on McGees Gully in Bairnsdale. McGees Gully has an interesting history and McGees Gully Creek is an important waterway which runs from town into McLeods Morass. The project, if approved […]