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South Gippsland Conservation Society

NEWSLETTERS — What's Happening at SGCS?

  • 28 November 2020 - Sandmining at Grantville - Great Victorian Fish Count - Project Updates
  • 07 November 2020 - Strategic Planning - Thank You, Dave Sutton - Victoria's Renewable Energy Transition
  • 20 October 2020 - Great Fish Count - Online AGM - Act4Climate Gippsland 31 Oct - Shorebird Workshop
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* 7 August 2020: NEW ICRP Beach Monitoring Report
Media Release: More Protection Works Needed at Inverloch Surf Beach
SGCS has released a report on 21 months of monitoring at Inverloch Surf Beach and Andersons Inlet, which confirms that coastline recession is accelerating, the most vulnerable locations being Wreck Creek and Flat Rocks. READ THE REPORT HERE.

* 15 May 2020: New ICRP Video
Media Release: ICRP and ImaginACTION have released a video, Coastline in Crisis
It analyses factors contributing to the rapid erosion at Inverloch surf beach, and shows footage of the shoreline and interviews with team members, business owners and community representatives. Watch the video here on Youtube

* 2 Aug 2019: ICRP Report Released
Here is the report from a year-long investigation of the current beach erosion sequence at Inverloch, and the environmental, economic and community values that are under threat. It was launched on 2 Aug 2019, and a hard copy may be borrowed from the Bunurong Environment Centre.

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About the Society

South Gippsland Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1976. It aims to promote and preserve South Gippsland's natural resources.

SGCS also runs the Bunurong Environment Centre shop and Shell Museum, and Bunurong Coast Education, which offers award-winning education and activities for children and adults.

More about SGCS

Join us! Find out more about our projects and branches, see our affiliates and supporters, and read some useful links. SGCS is a Child Safe organisation: see our Child Safety Code.

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Activities & Excursions

Bunurong Coast Education offers talks, guided tours and outdoor excursions for children and adults in the holidays and on some weekends.
Free local activities for kids — walks, playgrounds, games and more.

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The Environment Centre

We're right in the heart of Inverloch, corner of Ramsey Boulevard and The Esplanade, and we're open 10 am to 4 pm every day except Tuesdays.

School Holiday Times

Dec-Jan holidays: open 10 am to 5 pm every day. Also Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Other holidays: open 10 am to 4 pm every day.
The Environment Centre provides guides on local attractions and amusements. Kids have free hands-on activities in the Discovery Room, while adults can browse for books and gifts in the shop.

The Centre also houses the famous Shell Museum. Entry is $2 per person, children under 5 free, and funds go to maintaining the museum.