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Keep Barwon Heads plastic bag free- Jute Bags available

Hi Everyone, Barwon Heads Plastic Bag Free Jute Bag is now available for sale only $5. Why not fill with local produce and give as a Christmas gift.                                                                                                                           Email us at sustain@bhartsgarden.com or call me on 0417518685 to arrange delivery or pick up. Regards Faye

Xmas gifts from Beware Reef

Hi All,                                                                                                                                   Friends of Beware Reef in East Gippsland are sending you an early Xmas present in the form of their latest posters on marine life and maritime heritage.                                                                                                                                      (Great work Don and co. )                                                                                              Cheers,  Mark 104596 poster 1 final 104596 poster 2 final 104596 poster 3 final 104596 poster 4 final  

COGG Environment Strategy

Have Your Say …. The COGG draft Env strategy is available for comment til the end of Jan – anyone interest in developing a FoB response contact Mark or Jon http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/council/yoursay/consult/item/8d0cae103b24f87.aspx

Letter from Kelly O’Shanassy

Dear FOB Members, It’s a state of emergency! The state Coalition Government has opened up Victoria for brown coal mining, toll roads, logging and corporate profit at the expense of our environment. It’s been one disastrous decision after another by the Coalition Government. They’ve turned their back on clean energy. They’ve slashed and burned Victoria’s progressive Climate Change Act. And now they want to carve
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News from CEO Kelly O’Shanassy and Campaigns Director Mark Wakeham

Dear FOB Members , Thank you so much for standing with us to safeguard our precious environment in 2013. The only way we can protect our environment is by working together. So thank you for your wonderful support! 2013 has been a year of enormous challenges, with many of our hard-won environmental protections under attack. But thanks to you, it’s also been a year
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Port Phillip Bay and Yarra River – NEW WEBSITE

In case you haven’t heard from another source, I am very pleased to advise that on Sunday 1 December  the Victorian Government launched the http://www.cleaneryarrabay.vic.gov.au/ As you may know, this  website aims to be a water quality information one-stop-shop for those wanting to use the Port Phillip Bay and Yarra River waters recreationally, report an environmental incident or are seeking to get involved in
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BirdLife Australia is looking for volunteers who have some free time over the holidays to help protect Hooded Plover chicks on local beaches. If you can spare two – three hours a day to spend on the beach talking with beach users, raising awareness & reminding dog walkers to leash their dogs, please contact us! Now is the time we need you most! We
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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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