Climate outlook video

Check out this short climate outlook video for Australia which includes three monthly maximum and minimum temperatures, rainfall and streamflow. Additional information is provided on the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) status and typical rainfall patterns during ENSO and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) phases. It is about 4 minutes long. Continue reading

Wildlife on Farms

SwanHave you checked out the SWIFFT website lately? It has a new look and for those who haven’t looked at the site there is a lot of information about threatened species, a bio-calendar and video conferencing and more. The next video conference is on July 31 in the Ballarat DEPI office in Mair Street, 10-12 am, on the topic of Wildlife on Farms. Continue reading

Get planting around Ballarat

The Leigh Catchment Group is offering planting opportunities through July and August. You may like to take them up on the offer. Here are the dates but check out the details such as times at this link

Sun 20 July :Redan Wetlands Fun Day
Sun 27 July: Macs Road Buninyong
Sun 3 Aug: South Durham Bridge
Sun 17 Aug: Brown Hill, Ballarat

If you live in the Leigh River Catchment area you may be eligible for funding to do your own planting. Check on the link above for the criteria.