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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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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.

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Portland Field Naturalists' Club

Portland Field Naturalists’ Club (PFNC) was formed in 1945 out of concern for the future of native vegetation in  the region, in the face of post war development.

Purpose

PFNC is comitted to the appreciation, protection and enhancement of our natural environment. This is achieved through advocacy, outings, surveys, gaining and sharing knowledge, participation …Read more »

Point Danger Committee of Management

The Point Danger Committee of Management is a ministerial appointment every three years of members representing key stakeholder groups for the Reserve and neighbouring land areas contributing significantly to the overall ecology of the area by extending the habitat range for species and providing greater habitat connectivity.

The Point Danger Coastal Reserve is 182 Ha …Read more »

Nelson Coastcare Inc

Nelson lies at the heart of some of the most environmentally significant areas of southwestern Victoria, including the Lower Glenelg National Park and the spectacular wilderness of the Discovery Bay Coastal Park.

Nelson Coastcare was founded in 2010 by Nelson resident, the late Leila Huebner, OAM. Her goal was to secure protection for the Long …Read more »

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Latest News & Events

Plant a tree to help our lagoon and local Wildlife

September is “Save the Koala” month. The Fawthrop Lagoon Revegetation Project supports our local Koalas. Their numbers are in decline throughout Australia due mainly to habitat loss. SWEE Community Planting Days are your chance to assist the health of Fawthrop Lagoon and its wildlife. Everything you need to know is listed in the PDF …Read more »

Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek, funding now available

Waterway Protection and Restoration funding now available for Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek.

Glenelg Hopkins CMA has funding available for landholders to undertake waterway protection and restoration activities on the Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek in the Budj Bim cultural landscape.

Activities may include

Waterway fencing

Woody Weed Management

Off -stream stock water access

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Landcare is for Everyone!

By Kristy Brewer

Did you know that with the variability in seasons we always plant in winter? We order our trees, grasses and shrubs  8-12 months ahead of the planting season and we collect seed for our projects the year before we plant. We do this because planting local seed means stronger trees and these …Read more »

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