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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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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 »

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 »

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

Italian Buckthorn drop in session

Italian Buckthorn might have a pretty berries but it's also a terrible weed!

SEA Landcare hosted a community weed information session in early April with Dr. Robin Adair from Australis Biological to discuss the management of this highly invasive species.

The day was described by attendee's as highly informative and a worthwhile event. Dr. …Read more »

Exciting new research project!

South-west Victoria is host to an exciting migratory shorebird research project this season.  Thanks to South-west Environment Alliance Inc. and a range of partner organisations and researchers, the Important Bird Area of Discovery Bay will be a focus location for a Sanderling (Calidris alba) capture, release and tracking project. 

The research …Read more »

Weed flyers

The Southwest Environment Alliance in partnership with the Glenelg Shire Council have developed 10 weed flyers. The flyers were developed to support landholder weed identification skills. The weeds selected were based on the weeds most commonly asked about at group meetings.

Many of the environmental groups that engage regularly with the SEA have individual …Read more »

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