The Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee Inc (WICC)


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WICC receives $104,655.00 to restore vegetation (September 2009)

The project aims to improve water quality in the Wilson Inlet catchment by erecting fencing to exclude stock, revegetating with local native plants and establishing deep-rooted perenial pastures. Improving the vergetation would provide buffers to reduce nutrient export from the catchment and also stabilise the soil. It will also increase the potential for wildlife to use riparian vegetation as a corridor.

the project will also promote activities to increase landowner awareness of effective nutrient management through soil testing and nutrient management workshops.

WICC wins two awards (April 2008)

The Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee (WICC) were winners of two Landcare awards in 2008:
  • The Department of Water 'River Rats Living Streams Award' which recognizes the commitment of individuals, groups and communities to work together to protect, rehabilitate and manage drains, creeks, rivers and estuaries

  • The Murray Darling Basin Commission 'River Care Award' which is a National award made to a community organization which has made a significant contribution to the sustainable management, conservation and rehabilitation of a waterway ecosystem

Details and pictures taken at the awards ceremony are on-line.

A copy of the WICC membership form is provided to print and forward to WICC.

For more information, a copy of the updated constitution with draft changes, and/or membership forms contact:
Lynn Heppell
NRM Officer
PO Box 118,
Mt Barker, 6324
Ph 9851 2697 Fax 9851 2709
Email [email protected]

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