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Reef off Cowes by Lisa & Alia Schonberg

Lisa and Alia have been snorkeling again – this time over reefs off Cowes. Here is a selection of what they found: a wide variety of sea algae, urchins, cunjevoys, a healthy bank of seagrass and an expansive bed of mussels. Thanks for giving us landlubbers a glimpse of our beautiful underwater world Lisa and…

Photo by Lisa Schonberg shows Saltwater Creek mouth with lapwings

Draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy

From the Bass Coast Shire Council website comes important news of the just released Draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy. The strategy can be found here:…/2015_10_28_Final_re-draft… “The draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy (PDF 3.8MB) is Council’s commitment to preserve, protect, restore and enhance the natural environment across Bass Coast for the next 10 years. This plan…

Bass Coast Shire Council elected Cr Jordan Crugnale

Council elects new Mayor

From Bass Coast Shire council website: Bass Coast Shire Council elected Cr Jordan Crugnale as its new Mayor at a Statutory Meeting this evening. (11.11.15) Cr Crugnale said being elected to the role of Mayor was an honour and a role she wouldn’t take lightly. “I’d like to thank my fellow Councillors for their support….

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Whale Watching Season 2015 – Photos by Lisa Schonberg

Last whale watching trip this year for Lisa Schonberg last weekend, but she did get some beautiful photos of our wonderful marine life. Here is a , two Common Dolphins, and a whale and albatross together. Thanks for the wonderful photos this season Lisa.  

Green Army

Join the Green Army! Is this for you?

The Federal Government is now looking for Green Army participants for Bass Coast Shire projects. You may know someone who is interested.   Here is the information: Connecting people with our environment Join the Green Army! Is this for you? Are you aged between 17 and 24, an Australian citizen or permanent resident and would…

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