2pm, Sunday 29 May
It’s whale watching time again. Watershed Victoria is launching Winter Whale Watch 2011. At the launch you will be able to find out more about last year’s sightings, how to identify different whale species and where are the best whale viewing locations in South Gippsland.
You can phone/sms your sightings to the Whale Watch hotline: 0438 646 677
email completed form to the email address at the bottom of the form
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
Watershed Victoria released the following press release concerning their chalenge of the legality of the desalination plant Memorandum of Understanding between Victoria Police, DSE and AquaSure Pty Ltd in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Further details as to where to drop off forms if you see something and fill one in will follow shortly
Form to record Whale sighting. Download
Document to help you recognise and identify whale species. Download
Please click on the poster and print off copies to distribute to those you think might be interested
A quick look at Melbourne Water’s current and future energy use reveals some concerning facts, especially in the light of the need to reduce electricity use and carbon emissions. By clicking the image below you will see a breakdown of current energy usage in all aspects of Melbourne Water’s activities. The energy usage of the desalination plant will mean we will be using at least three and a half times as much energy once Melbourne Water starts sourcing water from the desalination plant.