March 2016 Riverspace Update

March 2016 Riverspace Update

In January 2014, the Victorian Government announced at a community function in Nelson, that the Glenelg Hopkins CMA will use its winnings from the Australian Riverprize to complete the necessary listing documentation to nominate the Glenelg Estuary and Long Swamp Wetland Complex as the next Victorian Ramsar site.

Listing of the Glenelg Estuary and Long Swamp area as a new Ramsar site provides benefits in protecting highly significant wetland values, raising the profile of the wetlands and increasing the level of support for the use of this area. Additional benefits include enhancing tourism and contributing to wider local and regional economic sustainability.

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