A captive-bred Regent Honeyeater released in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot
National Park in north east Victoria has been recently found 270 kilometres
away in south Gippsland.
Tagged as: Fire and emergencies
Designed to enhance their skills in
protecting communities from bushfire, 14 of Forest Fire Management Victoria's
firefighters undertook a rigorous training exercise this week at Cave Hill
Creek Camp-site, near Raglan in the
summer weather on its way, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and
Planning (DELWP) advises that we are also entering the breeding season (summer
through autumn) for the Grey-headed Flying-fox (fruit bat).
Tagged as: Environment and wildlife
A diverse range of projects were recognised
for excellence at last night's annual Fire Awareness Awards.
With today the first day of summer, Forest Fire Management Victoria has this simple message for the bushfire season – 'If your campfire is Cool To Touch, you are safe to leave'.
The first day of summer has seen the Minister for Water
officially reactivate the voluntary Target
155 water efficiency program for metropolitan Melbourne and announcing a
new program, Target Your Water Use,
for regional Victoria.
weather forecast for the Bendigo region this week signals the last opportunity
to conduct planned burns for the spring planned burning season in Central
Smoke is expected to
be visible at Anglesea when Forest Fire Management Victoria firefighters
conduct a planned burn today (November 28).
Tagged as: Environment and wildlife; Fire and emergencies
Milder weather forecast for Central Victoria this weekend mean fire crews are expecting to conduct planned burns.
61 metre mine shaft in Costerfield will be repaired in the coming weeks after
heavy rains made the original cover subside and cave in.
Tagged as: Forestry and land use
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