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Southwest Environmental Alliance, in partnership with Landcare, is a collective of regenerative native habitat projects in the Glenelg Shire, Victoria
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About Us

The Southwest Environment Alliance (SEA) represents variety from of a number of groups and passionate individuals who care about the environment. Collectively we advocate protecting, restoring and improving the biodiversity values of this region. The main role of SEA is to provide opportunities for networking and a platform for a coordinated approach to funding applications & local environmental issues.

Our Member Groups

Tarragal Landcare Group

Group purpose:   The Tarragal Landcare Group has a long history of on ground project work dating back to 2005. The group originally formed to raise awareness of the need to maintain existing vegetation in the landscape, to restore the connectivity in the landscape between their members and to provide opportunities for like-minded people to connect.

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South West Woody Weeds Action Team (SWWAT)

Group History:

SWWAT started up in April 2019 with the intention of raising awareness of Sweet Pittosporum and other woody weeds and implementing an on-ground works programs.

The group is headed up by local Fisherman Garry Kerr. Garry is the founder of the organisation and is supported by a great team. The group has a …Read more »

Friends of the Surry Inc.

Friends of the Surry Inc.’ was formed in November 2006 to create a strong voice for the protection of the Surry River’s ecosystem.  Of particular interest was the prevention of illegal river mouth openings that were happening, often at a time that was most detrimental to the aquatic life of the river.  We set out …Read more »

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Latest News & Events

Record turnout to plant wildlife corridor

Louise Belfield

A massive community effort at a property at Bridgewater last week saw 60 volunteers turn up to plant 2,800 plants in an almost kilometre-long wildlife corridor.The corridor included seven rows of vegetation designed to provide shelter, food and safety to a wide range of native birds and understorey wildlife creatures on land …Read more »

New Audio Guide for Livingston Island

If you’re interested in learning more about the geography, history, and ecology of Livingston Island and its adjoining estuary, wetlands, and bush, I recommend checking out Nelson Coastcare’s webpage at They’ve done a fantastic job of producing a Livingston Island Nature Walk Audio Guide, and you can access all 7 tracks …Read more »

Community Tree Planting Days

Are you interested in the environment and happy to help plant trees? If this sounds like you then why not join us for a wet and wild day out at Bridgewater this July. The truth is tree planting days are delivered at a not so fabulous time of the year, but we don’t tend to …Read more »

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