The projects featured on this page are indicative of the coordinated contribution of the 3-tiers of government, multiple agencies, farmers, land owners, Friends Groups, Community volunteers and other interested stakeholders.

If you would like to feature a project that contributes to the conservation values of the YCA please contact us here.

Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water is undertaking a range of activities in the Yellingbo Conservation Area to improve biodiversity values, waterways health and to help preserve critically endangered plant and animal species including the Helmeted Honeyeater and lowland Leadbeater’s Possum. The following projects are a small representation of the extensive works being undertaken by Melbourne Water guided by the Healthy Waterways Strategy.


Yarra4Life is a major environmental project in the Yarra Valley that aims to protect, improve, increase and connect habitat for native animals, including the Helmeted Honeyeater and the Leadbeater’s Possum. See the latest highlights from this program here.  Explore more about the work of Yarra4Life on the Port Phillip and Western Port Catchment Management Authority (PPWCMA) website.