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A Parks Vic and Friend’s of the Bluff joint venture Film night at Barwon Heads community  Hall 15 Jan 7-0pm Showing whats under the sea at the Bluff BH Film Poster

Hooded Plover

EVENTS Dog’s Breakfast THURSDAY 9 JANUARY 2014 8.00am-10.30am (on the beach) 44W Bancoora Beach, Breamlea (Melways ref: 495 B7) Come along for a free breakfast, dog goodies and learn about our beach nesting birds. Scopes On The Beach SATURDAY 11 AND 18 JANUARY 2014 Between Point Roadknight and Moggs Creek Come along and try to spot the endangered Hooded Plover and maybe even some
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Summer Coastline 64

This email contains a New Years present from Coastcare – our Summer edition of Coastline.                                                                                                                                                                Coastline-Summer13-14-web Coastline-Summer13-14 In it you’ll find a suite of interesting stories and updates, including: – Introduction from our new Coastcare Coordinator – Friends of the Bluff Landcare Award – Marine Invasive Species Workshop – Reefwatch in South Gippsland – Sicilian Sea Lavendar – Friends of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctury
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Hi All, Many of you will be interested in Redmap, an innovative citizen science project called that aims to track changes in marine species in different parts of Australia.  This is  great way for everyone to contribute their observations on unusual species sightings to a well managed database and website. Best wishes, Mark Redmap,  the Range Extension Database and Mapping project, invites Australian fishers,
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New Sea Search Manual

Sea Search_Screen Dear All, I am very pleased to be able to forward to you the recently completed Sea Search Manual that has been developed to assist our volunteers and staff in monitoring within marine protected areas in Victoria.  This publication is also accessible on Parkweb at http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/602279/Sea_Search_Manual.pdf This is a guide to a wide range of monitoring activities all of which contribute to
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Mangroves can cope with sea level rise by increasing soil height

Dear MANGROVE, Mangroves can cope with sea level rise by increasing soil height 30-Jul-2013 A new report by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International shows that mangroves can adapt to rising sea levels by building up soils in some locations, allaying fears that mangroves may be lost as sea levels rise. This is important because mangroves provide risk reduction services against coastal hazards such
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Mangrove Resources and Videos

Hi everyone Dear All I have forwarded on a link to a video on mangrove restoration from the Mangrove e-mail list. This may be of particular interest to staff involved in (or aware of) mangrove restoration works in Western Port. Cheers  Steffan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI5cKbGJMRk&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLF1x8-08t_vQ1TeXakM21J5UmRMn6OJ3-   FYI Mangrove info also relevant for Barwon River. There has been, and potentially could be more, interest in this area
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Citizen Science Marine Debris Project

Data Sheet V07-2013  MDIM 2012 Dear all Please see attached updated information relating to the  citizen science Marine Debris project some of you may be interested in collecting data for. Please pass on to others as you see fit.Together we can make a difference. Cheers Maddie Glynn Manager Community Liaison and Education Barwon Coast

National Day of Climate Action – 17th November

Dear Friends We’ve got a fight on our hands. On Tuesday, the Abbott Government took their first steps towards making Australia the first nation in the world to scrap its carbon price and clean energy laws – tabling legislation to dump the carbon price, scrap billions of dollars of investment in renewable energy and axe the authority which sets our pollution reduction targets. This
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In Safe Hands

In Safe Hands This program (In Safe Hands) will be of interest to your community groups – see the website links for other opportunities