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McGee’s Gully Walk

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 […]

Macleod Morass Canoe Paddle Friday 11 November

Parks Victoria Ranger in Charge of the Bairnsdale area Jeremy Tscharke expressed how pleased he was with the turn out, and was amazed by the knowledge and enthusiasm of the guide Jim Reside. The Macleod Morass is an exciting and diverse freshwater environment. Community field trips such as this one help the public to better […]

National Tree Day Planting Sunday 2 August

FOGL members will again be involved in planting on Crown Land south side of the Mitchell River on the Silt Jetties. Go >> here for all the details

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 […]