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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 Archive

Jul 31, 2018

Environmental Flows Update - Autumn 2018

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

Jul 23, 2018

Project Platypus 2018 Plantouts

Plantouts will be run over 3 weekends this year.
Register now to join in the fun!

Jul 21, 2018

Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants available

Grants of up to $5,000 each are now available
Applications close Friday 20th July

Jul 20, 2018

Reconciliation Week Morning Tea

A great chance to reaffirm our commitment to support reconciliation and the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our region

Jul 16, 2018

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC week is a great opportunity to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Jul 14, 2018

Virtual River Yarns NAIDOC Week 2018

Barengi Gadjin Land Council and Wimmera CMA with Brett Leavy present Virtual River Yarns at Horsham Town Hall as part of 2018 NAIDOC Week
Tuesday 10 July, 12-3pm

Jul 13, 2018

2018 National Landcare conference - Attendance Sponsorship

Wimmera CMA is pleased to offer sponsorship of up to $500 (inc. GST) for community members and volunteers to attend the 2018 National Landcare Conference and National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner in Brisbane.
Applications for sponsorship close Tuesday 12 July 2018

Jul 07, 2018

Project Hindmarsh 2018 Planting Weekend

The 2018 Project Hindmarsh planting weekend will be based at Kaniva.
6-8 July

Jun 30, 2018

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018

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

Jun 30, 2018

National Sorry Day 2018

To acknowledge and recognise members of the Stolen Generations.

Jun 30, 2018

National Reconciliation Week 2018

Don’t keep history a mystery
Learn-Share-Grow
See what events are on in the Wimmera

Jun 27, 2018

Careers Expo at Longerenong

Have you considered a career in Natural Resource Management (NRM)?
What if the outdoors could be your office?
Tuesday 26th June, 9.30am – 2.00pm

Jun 19, 2018

Unlocking Nutrients with Joel Williams

Workshop, paddock walk and soil pit
9am Monday June 18

Jun 13, 2018

Victorian Landcare Grants - closing soon

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

Jun 12, 2018

Integrated Water Management Masterclass Series

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

Jun 12, 2018

Community Meeting for draft Yarriambiack Creek Waterway Action Plan

Wimmera CMA are seeking your feedback on the draft Yarriambiack Creek Waterway Action Plan Meeting: 4 June at 6pm

May 08, 2018

Habitat Tender Funding

Habitat Tender Funding applications closed

May 04, 2018

Virtual River Yarns Community Gatherings

Virtual River Yarns builds on the journey that began with River Yarns and Yunguip bark canoe gatherings.
1 & 2 May

Apr 30, 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!

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 12, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding Signing

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

Apr 01, 2018

Community meeting to kick off wetland study

Wimmera Wetland Investigation information session in Natimuk Soldiers Memorial Hall on Monday March 19 at 7pm. All welcome.

Mar 31, 2018

Wimmera drought program a win-win

Wimmera CMA’s drought employment program was a win-win for farmers, the environment and the community.

Mar 31, 2018

Celebrating 20 Years of CMAs

Catchment Management Authorities were established in 1997 including the Wimmera
Wimmera CMA is celebrating 20 years of achievements

Mar 31, 2018

Measuring the social and economic value of recreational & environmental water in the Wimmera Southern Mallee

Results from a 2017 socio-economic study into the value of recreational and environmental water to the Wimmera Southern Mallee region are now available.

Mar 31, 2018

CMA funding programs help farmers vision become reality

In 2016, Michael Overington worked with Wimmera CMA to protect waterways on his property in Moyston. Michael said it was one of the best programs he had been involved with. Read his story here.

Mar 31, 2018

Drought program leaves lasting impression on Wimmera farming family

Wimmera farmers Glenn and Pauline Margetts from St Helen’s Plains say when the Wimmera Drought Employment Program came along in late 2015, it made the world of difference to their family.

Mar 31, 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.

Mar 25, 2018

CMA Funding Enables Wetland Protection

West Wimmera farm wetland is further protected with the help of CMA funding

Feb 22, 2018

2018 Future Farming Expo - Donald

Providing farmers with new ideas and the latest information on farm management.
Managing risk by being open to opportunity

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 28, 2018

Wimmera CMA Newsletter - Petyan November 2017

A summary of some of Wimmera CMA's activities over the past few months

Dec 30, 2017

Cameras out for lakeside launch of new Wimmera bird guide

The cameras were out when Wimmera CMA and Stawell Camera Club launched the revised edition of The Glovebox Guide to Wimmera Wetland Birds at Stawell’s Cato Lake as part of National Bird Week.

Dec 01, 2017

EOI: Wetland Funding

Wimmera CMA makes protecting wetlands easy. Funding is available now, apply online or call 5382 9957. ​

Oct 19, 2017

Community Gatherings bring Wimmera communities together

An earth oven re-creation event at Dimboola on October 20-22 is part of the Wimmera’s increasing focus on celebrating culture, country and community partnerships.

Sep 20, 2017

A Flowing Fish Tale

Angling identity Rex Hunt is the voice of a new film touting the angling virtues of the Wimmera River