Shooting at the WTP

To: debbielustig123 <>
Subject: Shooting at the WTP
From: Sonja Ross <>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:34:55 +1000
Hi Debbie,

I've seen people with at least 3 big dogs walking along the "beach road", well 
inside the plant in the past but there is no-where that I know of to report it. 
  At least they weren't shooters, but the dogs jumped in close to where an 
Australasian Bittern had been reported in the previous few days.

More recently, I was taking two visiting Canadians around the plant, and came 
up to a parked car at the entry to the Western Lagoons.    We drove along the 
road nearest the Spit, and came to a girl with two dogs off leash.  I asked her 
if she was aware she shouldn't be there, and she she said"NO"!   I explained 
about Orange-bellied Parrots and asked her to leave and she did.  I realise it 
is a long shot, but I do wonder if it would be worth Melbourne Water putting no 
dogs allowed on some of the gates - not that everyone would comply, but some 

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