Smart Farming for Western Port


Smart Farming for Western Port is a five-year project being delivered by the Western Port Catchment Landcare Network (WPCLN), is increasing awareness and adoption of land management practices that improve and protect the condition of soil, biodiversity and vegetation by farmers in the Western Port catchment.

Storm debris removal in Silvan Reservoir


We have completed an operation in the Silvan Reservoir closed catchment to clear a large quantity of debris following the 2021 storms. Replanting and hand-seeding of the affected areas is being done in early 2024. This will reduce bushfire risk in the reservoir and the surrounding region, and in doing so, help protect our water supply.

Sustainable Agriculture Facilitator


The Sustainable Agriculture Facilitator (SAF) supports farmers in the Port Phillip and Westernport region to adopt climate-smart, sustainable agricultural practices.

Thornhill Park Retarding Basin and Wetland


Thornhill Park Retarding Basin and Wetland requires some rectification works on the outlet structure, north of the freeway to allow for the water levels to naturally balance within the system as designed. Once the water levels have been lowered landscaping works can commence around the park. Melbourne Water will undertake the landscaping works, which will include outdoor fitness equipment, a viewing platform and plantings around the area.

Two Great Ramsar Wetlands


The Two Great Ramsar Wetlands project is a five-year project (2018-23) led by Melbourne Water that aims to bring key agencies, land managers and community groups together to reduce the threats to the Port Phillip and Western Port Ramsar sites at Port Phillip Bay (western shoreline) and Western Port.