Welcome to Summer by the Sea, a great opportunity for you to discover Victoria's marine and coastal environments.
From 2 – 26 January 2017, the Victorian Government is hosting hundreds of FREE guided activities across our state. Discover the secrets of rock pools, beaches, estuaries and mudflats while learning about the diverse habitats and species of Victoria's coast. Enjoy fossil safaris, walking tours, coastal crafts, kite making and playing detective both on the beach and in the bush. For the more adventurous, test your navigational skills in the Enviro Course Challenges or try snorkeling, canoeing, stand up paddle-boarding and much more. More than 200 activities will be held along the Victorian coastline, from the far South West right through to East Gippsland. The program includes activities for all ages and interests.
Summer by the Sea is being delivered by experienced coastal volunteers and skilled local providers on behalf of Coastcare Victoria, Parks Victoria and Fisheries Victoria.
The Summer by the Sea 2017 Program has been launched and bookings are now open!
To book your spot in any of the free events go to www.summerbythesea.vic.gov.au.
Waterways Frontage Protection Program a Success
This successful project will help protect the important habitat for platypus.
Protecting Recreational And Aboriginal Water Values
The new law passed the Upper House on 15 August 2019.
How fire and grazing can help a vulnerable lizard
To mark World Lizard Day (Wednesday 14 August), we’re looking at new research by DELWP scientists about the nationally vulnerable Striped Legless Lizard.
Port Fairy Pilot Wave Energy Project decommissioned
13 August 2019. Planning is underway to remove and tow the bioWAVE unit from waters to the west of Port Fairy to the Port of Portland where it will be dismantled and then recycled. This operation may be visible to some communities in the area, but