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Programs & Projects

Each year, we facilitate over 20 projects; from Gardens to Wildlife, Ramsar education, school education, events and more. Below are some of our recent projects that you can find out more about.




The Bellarine Catchment Network have been involved with local schools of th Bellarine for more than a decade. Working with staff, BCN have developed a suite of environmental education activities, highlighting  current and emerging topics related to climate change, as well as other impacts and threats to the local ecosystem. Read more

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Gardens for Wildlife

Gardens for Wildlife (G4W) is a network of community groups and councils supporting each other to involve local residents, schools, and businesses in caring for the native plants and animals of our communities. We provide free 1 hour garden visits to residents of the Bellarine Peninsula (excluding Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff who have their own program).  Read more

Community Involement

Community Involvement

The Bellarine Catchment Network aims to activate all sections of our local communities, from local schools, businesses, land managers and residents, all of whom have an impact on the catchment. By engaging with the local and broader community, BCN hopes to develop an awareness of the precious Eco system of the Bellarine Peninsula. Read more


Ramsar Bellarine

The Bellarine Ramsar project aims to raise awareness about our local Ramsar site - 'Port Phillip Bay (Western Shoreline) and Bellarine Peninsula'. Our Ramsar program involves engagement with the local community, facilitation of free school excursions, heaps of Ramsar-themed resources, a Ramsar curriculum, videos, social media and more. Read more