EstuaryWatch News

EstuaryWatch News is a quarterly publication providing snapshots of estuary based activities across Victoria.  By receiving the EstuaryWatch News you can be notified of upcoming events.

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Mornington Peninsula Heritage Awards Ceremony recognises Melbourne Water supported citizen science program at Merricks Creek

A partnership between Merricks Creek Estuary Watch Group and Melbourne Water was recognised with a Heritage Award from the National Trust and Mornington Peninsula Shire Council on Friday 22nd September. The Awards are a partnership between the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council and the National Trust to recognise those in the community who have demonstrated excellence in retention, restoration and reuse of heritage places on the Peninsula. Read more »


Summer is just around the corner - 16 November 2017

There are a number of safety hazards to be mindful of when conducting monitoring over summer. It is important that volunteer safety is a priority for the EstuaryWatch program. Here are some tips to eliminate or minimise risks associated with EstuaryWatch monitoring over the summer months. Read more »


10 years of EstuaryWatch photo competition - 2 November 2017

Congratulations to our EstuaryWatch volunteers who have contributed 6335 observations from estuaries across Victoria since 2007. To celebrate the 10 year milestone EstuaryWatch Victoria ran an estuary photo competition. Thank you to everyone that submited a photo. The judging panel were very impressed with the diversity and quality of photos. Read more »