The work to restore the ecological
significance of Gunbower Forest has been recognised overseas. Crew from a
Brazilian media outlet, TV
Globo visited Gunbower Forest in early March 2015, as part of a
documentary and to learn more about approaches to drought and water
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and Victorian
Environmental Water Holder have planned for a large-scale environmental
watering event in Barmah Forest, which is now underway and will continue
throughout the remainder of spring.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder
(VEWH) is currently undertaking a review of management arrangements
under the shared Wimmera and Glenelg Rivers environmental water
entitlement, to determine if these arrangements are achieving optimum
environmental benefits across the two systems.
You're invited to celebrate the launch of Reflections - environmental
watering in Victoria 2011-12 and witness the first environmental
release specifically targeting environmental values in the Werribee
Estuary, including juvenile black bream and platypus.
Local residents and visitors to the Campaspe River, north of Rochester,
may notice the river level rise and fall along with changes to water
flow rate and colour as water makes its way from the Campaspe Siphon to
the Murray River.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) has authorised the
release of environmental flows in the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister,
Yarra, Tarago, Werribee, Moorabool, Wimmera, Glenelg and Loddon systems.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) has contributed 10
billion litres, known as gigalitres (GL) as part of a larger
environmental watering event currently underway in the Barmah–Millewa
Forest, an icon site of the Living Murray program.
Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith has appointed
Commissioners to Victoria's first independent body for holding and
managing environmental water – the Victorian Environmental Water Holder