Citizen Science in the Surfcoast and Otways

Learn about the Citizen Science programs available to join in our area.

Caring for the Environment

Learn about local environmental weeds and the harm they can cause to our environment. Discover beautiful plants that could replace these weeds.

Our Hooded Plovers

Understand more about the vulnerable ‘Hoodies’ and how local volunteers protect these little shore birds and their habitat.

Creating Gardens for our Local Plants and Birds

ANGAIR members Wendy and Gail offer suggestions for introducing local plants to your garden.

Habitats for Nature: supporting those essential symbiotic relationships

John Lenagan discusses how to create habitats to support a wide diversity of little animals

Surf Coast Shire: Towards Environmental Leadership

Learn more about the Surf Coast Shire’s Environmental Leadership program

Collecting and Mapping Biodiversity Information

Learn about two new tools for Collecting and Mapping Biodiversity Information
made available by DELWP

Protecting People, Property and our Environment

CFA Anglesea provides advice for the coming fire season.

Barwon Water Community Update

Read the latest from Barwon Water about their activities in our area.

Bird Life Australia’s Shore Nesting Project

Find out about BirdLife Australia’s volunteer activities which
support shore-nesting birds along our coast.
Photographer: Glenn Ehmke

Great Southern Bioblitz

The Surf Coast is participating in the first ever Great Southern Bioblitz of the Southern Hemisphere. Let’s get our observations on and showcase the incredible biodiversity of this area.

Planting Tubestock

Watch as ANGAIR members demonstrate the effective technique for planting tube stock

About Orchids

Two orchid experts share their knowledge and love of native orchids
Student Work

As part of his Environmental Studies subject at St Joseph’s College Geelong, Jasper Girwan did a project on the Sea Rush – Juncus kraussii – found in the Painkalac Valley near his home.

Wild Kidz Vidz

13 fun videos for children
Anglesea Grevillea Fire Response Survey

ANGAIR members and the Friends of Eastern Otways assist DEWLP in assessing the effect of fire on the endemic Grevillea infecunda.

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