Rehabilitating Birds of Prey

Are  you interested in learning more about birds of prey? The Field Naturalists’ Club of Ballarat have an open invitation to their annual Stella Bedggood Memorial Lecture.
The guest speaker will be Martin Scuffins, a biologist and wildlife artist, who runs the Haven Hawk Wildlife Shelter on a Trust for Nature covenanted property at Garibaldi.

His talk is entitled Birds of Prey “Nursing the fierce” and will include information about the hazards birds face, rehabilitation of injured birds and preventing conflict between humans and birds.

When: 8pm on Friday October 3rd 2014.
Where: Federation University building, corner Gillies & Gregory Streets, Ballarat
Admission is free and supper will be provided.
RSVP September 26th 2014 to Emily 0433 344 287 or

PlainsTender funding opportunity

If you have a grassland, wetland or grassy woodland on the Victorian Volcanic Plains then you may be interested in this tender opportunity.

Corangamite CMA(Catchment Management Authority) is looking for landholders in the Corangamite and North Central Catchments on the Victorian Volcanic Plains Bioregion to improve and enhance native vegetation through activities such as:
• fencing of native vegetation
• strategic grazing
• weed removal
• pest animal control.

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