The shearwater, or muttonbird chicks are leaving!
Watershed volunteers are getting organised over the next few weeks (Easter onwards) to protect the young shearwater birds leaving the Bass Coast for their annual migration to the Arctic (read more in Bulletin No11 on the Watershed website).
Training for monitoring around the plant and between Wonthaggi and Kilcunda Saturday 23rd April 2011. Meet at the Lower Powlett carpark at 6.30pm. Bring warm cloths, torches and good humor. Further details ring 0413 902571.
To read Watershed’s media release click here
From President Bass Coast Boardriders Club
John Gemmill MAppSci.BEng.
Phone: 0409 425 133
” ..[Desalination] Plant will spew out a cocktail of toxic effluent that will not
disperse as the government initially predicted and may well cause upwellings
of toxic muck into the shallows, an area in where lovers of the sea frequent. “
Full release is one page - click below…
Title: TOMORROW IS WATERSHED VICTORIA’S DAY AT DESALINATION E.E.S Download
Dr Kaempf shows the Panel how the proposed Wonthaggi mega-factory would allow huge amounts of factory waste into an coastal reef with high heritage value. To hear the results of Dr K’s computer modeling go to the EXPERT OPINION section.