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Media Centre

All Western Port Biosphere media releases can be accessed below.

For all general media inquiries please contact Sarah Coe.

T: +61 3 5979 2167
Monday to Thursday, afternoons only.
Email: admin@biosphere.org.au

20 August 2015

Play a part in the future of the Western Port Biosphere

The Western Port Biosphere is seeking expressions of interest for up to five honorary positions on its Board. The terms of half the current Board members will expire in November 2015.

14 August 2015

Keeping track of native and pest animals

The Western Port Biosphere invites residents of Yaringa, Cannons Creek, Warneet and Blind Bight to join in an animal survey which starts in August this year.

“We need baseline data about what animals are living in this area” said Cecelia Witton, Executive Officer of the Western Port Biosphere. “Residents of this area can help us with this important work by recording what native and pest animals they see on their properties and in neighbouring areas.”

28 July 2015

Become a Water Steward

Water Stewardship is about looking after what goes into your creeks and streams. It is also about protecting our most precious resource—water—for the future.

We are working with Water Stewardship Australia to help schools, landholders and organisations to gain recognition for how they protect and manage our waterways.

23 June 2015

Pilot Report Card launched

At the launch of the Western Port Biosphere’s Pilot Report Card today, Mr Duncan Malcolm, Chair of the Western Port Biosphere Foundation, said “This Report Card has been an opportunity for us to work together as a region. This is a Pilot Report Card showcasing what we are all doing to work towards sustainable development for the region.”

23 April 2015

Full house at the Growing Connections Forum

Over 90 representatives from community groups, councils, state agencies and individual landholders attended the Growing Connections Biodiversity Planning Forum held at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne on 17th April 2015.

21 April 2015

Growing Connections works with our partners

Land restoration and re-vegetation will be the focus of nine new partnerships with community partners of the Western Port Biosphere Foundation.

19 February 2015

Seals, birds and a boat: Western Port up close

Western Port Biosphere Foundation and Phillip Island Nature Parks supported the Western Port Catchment Committee in hosting a boat tour of southern Western Port for members and community on Thursday 19th February.