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Wimmera CMA

Street Address:
24 Darlot Street, Horsham, 3400
(enter via Gleed St)

Postal Address:
PO Box 479, Horsham, VIC, 3402
Phone: (03) 5382 1544
Fax: (03) 5382 6076
Email: wcma@wcma.vic.gov.au
 
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm
(excluding Public Holidays and Christmas - New Year Closure.  Office may also be closed for short periods Monday mornings)

News

Latest News

News Archive
 
May 22, 2018

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018

This year’s theme is "Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity"

May 21, 2018

Opera house nets banned in Victoria from July 2019!

From 1 July 2019 opera house nets will be banned in ALL Victorian waters

May 14, 2018

An Introduction to Fungal Wonders

Workshop: an Introduction to the Fungal Wonders of the little desert region
Led by Alison Pouliot
13 & 14 June 2018

May 11, 2018

Ground-breaking drone trial in Horsham

Wimmera CMA is testing drone technology’s potential to improve emergency response planning for floods.

May 08, 2018

Environmental Flows Update - Autumn 2018

Interesting finds from flows including rare crayfish. Plus planned flows for rivers and wetlands.

May 07, 2018

Victorian Landcare Grants 2018-19 - apply now

Victorian Landcare Grants 2018-19 applications close Tuesday 12 June 2018

Apr 26, 2018

Monthly Climate and Water Outlooks - BoM

Monthly Climate and Water Outlook videos presented by the Bureau of Meteorology covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the next three months.

Apr 23, 2018

Community reports platypus sightings in Dimboola

The Good: Dimboola residents and visitors – keep your eyes peeled for platypuses!
The Bad: opera house net found in River

Apr 13, 2018

Platypus surveys find adult male

Platypus surveys in MacKenzie River discover new male.

Apr 12, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding Signing

Memorandum of Understanding underpins an ongoing effort to strengthen partnership arrangements across the natural resource management sector.

Apr 04, 2018

New Pest found in Wimmera River

Recent fish sampling produced an unwelcome result

Apr 03, 2018

CMA callout for wetland bird watchers

Bird watching & photography session, Watchem Lake on April 11 at 5pm. All welcome.

Apr 03, 2018

Nature Play Week – Get Outside!

A growing body of evidence suggests that kids [and adults] do better outside!
So get out there and enjoy it!

Mar 29, 2018

Can you SPOT the Platypus this Easter holidays?

Keep an eye out if you're out and about for the elusive platypus in their local waterways and get involved in the new community driven Platypus Spot website

Mar 21, 2018

Wimmera River injects $4.75 million into local economy

A study into the value of water for the environment reveal the Wimmera River contributed $4.75 million to the economy in 2017 with fishing competitions providing major boosts.

Mar 20, 2018

Fun with Chris Humfrey at the Horsham Fishing Competition 2018

Lots of fun with Chris Humfrey at the Horsham Fishing Comp this year!

Mar 16, 2018

Wimmera event to celebrate how Australian birds changed the world

When internationally renowned Brisbane-based biologist and author Tim Low speaks about birds in Horsham Town Hall on March 21 you can expect stories of song, beauty and intelligence.

Feb 15, 2018

Integrated Water Management Masterclass Series

Masterclasses will each be delivered in various locations, including Horsham and Ballarat

Jan 30, 2018

Flows target fragile native fish in Mount William Creek

Environmental flows from Lake Lonsdale are targetting a fragile native fish population in Mount William Creek.

Jan 18, 2018

River Detectives Now Open for 2018

In 2018 we are continuing River Detectives, a program to support educators in exploring local waterways with students.
Sign up NOW

Dec 21, 2017

Fish flourish from flows

Researchers have discovered a spike in Wimmera native fish numbers including a rapid spread of the previously declining Southern Pygmy Perch from the Grampians all the way to Horsham.

Dec 13, 2017

River Yarns

The Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk people have handed down their stories through their generations

Dec 01, 2017

EOI: Protecting Rivers and Creeks Funding

Expressions of Interest for Waterway Fencing and Revegetation Grants are NOW OPEN