Conservation

Werribee Riverkeeper on ABC radio

On 14th May John Forrester was invited to speak with Richelle Hunt on 774 ABC Melbourne, in a segment discussing the changes to Werribee. Interviewees spoke about the extraordinary place that Werribee is, the opportunities and challenges resulting from a growing population, and the impacts on the local natural environment.  You can listen to John’s …

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Werribee River platypus surveys confirm platypus population in in the heart of Werribee City Centre

The recent results of platypus surveys conducted in the Werribee River indicate a moderately healthy population of platypus living in the urbanised waterways near Werribee City Centre. The Werribee River Association was the first environmental organisation in Victoria to organise surveys of platypus wildlife specialists. Wyndham City funded the original surveys, with some by Greater …

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Green Links funding for Werribee River Park

The Werribee River Association is thrilled to be one of the Victorian State Governments Green Links Grant recipients. With the Victorian Government investing $10 million to deliver environmental restoration across the state, Green Links focuses on improving the health of waterways, improving habitat for native wildlife and providing green spaces for communities. With support from …

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Skeleton Creek Receives Microsoft Support for Environmental Conservation and Restoration

The Werribee River Association (WRA) is proud to announce a funding award from Microsoft designed to help bolster conservation and restoration efforts along Skeleton Creek, benefiting Truganina and its neighbouring areas. This multi-year project aims to elevate waterways and biodiversity through comprehensive conservation, education, and engagement programs. The project aims to support people to connect …

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