You are here

Home > About > News and media releases > Joint management is helping to care for local parks

News

Corringle Foreshore Reserve improvement works

Corringle Foreshore Reserve improvement works

1 month ago from Parks Victoria

Joint management is helping to care for local parks

Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Rangers from Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Parks Victoria have joined forces to improve access to the Corringle Foreshore Reserve. The walking track to the popular reserve and fishing spot has been cleared and widened and the chain and board walkway replaced.

Corringle Foreshore Reserve is one of nine parks and reserves in East Gippsland that is jointly managed by Parks Victoria and GLaWAC.  Parks Victoria’s Susie Cutlack said joint management aims to incorporate Gunaikurnai traditional knowledge and culture into all aspects of park management. 

“These relationships are about sharing our knowledge and skills with each other and working on country together. I am pleased we are building such a solid foundation for future joint management of this land. 

“We couldn’t have completed this project without help from the Gunaikurnai rangers and working with them has been a great experience,” she said. 

CEO of GLaWAC, Barry Kenny said: “As our rangers build their skills and knowledge, they will become more involved in park management.” 

Future joint projects planned at Corringle Foreshore Reserve to improve the area for everyone to enjoy include a plant identification day, jetty maintenance, weed control and revegetation between camping areas. 

Other projects that Gunaikurnai rangers are working on in jointly managed parks in the area include cultural heritage mapping, fox baiting and installing new signs.

 

 

What's on

Click to view RSS Feed

Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

18 Sep 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the great natural beauty of the Billy’s Creek area and learn some local history while enjoying a free guided walk run by Friends of Morwell National Park. The park is home to many species of native orchids, marsupials and birds, as well as relics of past land usage. Billy’s…

Click to view RSS Feed

Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

19 Sep 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Combining rare coastal woodlands and a beautiful coastline, this loop walk immerses the walker in natural beauty and a real sense of remoteness. Come along and enjoy this free guided walk by the Friends of Edwards Point Coastal Park.

Click to view RSS Feed

Kooyoora Wildflower Show

20 Sep 2014 12:00am - 21 Sep 2014 12:00am

Local wildflower display, bus tours, presentations, photographic competition, plant and local products sales, activities and more. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be available. Location: Inglewood Eucy Museum 20 Grant Street North, Inglewood

Click to view RSS Feed

Please note there is no Hanami Day event this year

20 Sep 2014 12:00am - 21 Sep 2014 12:00am

There will be no Hanami Day event this year, but visitors are encouraged to enjoy the gardens anytime during the cherry blossom flowering season that usually occurs across 2-3 weeks in September. Good places to enjoy the flowers include: George Tindale Memorial Gardens, Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens and the National…