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Victorian Wader Study Group

The Victorian Wader Study Group (VWSG) began its activities in 1975. The VWSG’s primary objective is to conduct a long-term comprehensive study of waders and terns throughout Victoria. This is achieved primarily through capture and release of birds at key high tide roosts.

The VWSG is a non-profit organisation and is made up of around 140 volunteers.

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AGL gas terminal proposal in Western Port rejected

It was with a great feeling of joy that I heard the announcement that the government had rejected AGL’s plan to build a floating gas terminal at Crib Point. It is very pleasing that environmental issues have at last taken precedence over dubious economic ones. Western Port Bay is a Ramsar site, and it would…

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The Far Eastern Curlew has experienced one of the most acute declines of any Australian shorebird species. These birds spend their non-breeding time in Australia - its always a delight to see them out on the mudflats! waderquest.net/conservation/t… twitter.com/kim_touzel/sta…

Double banded Plovers have a rather unique migration strategy - just as all our migratory shorebirds are leaving Australia for Asia, Double banded Plovers arrive from New Zealand to spend the winter on our shores! twitter.com/kim_touzel/sta…

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