Bacchus Marsh Platypus Alliance (BMPA) is a not-for-profit community association which aims to:
Protect platypus, their habitat and food sources in waterways of Bacchus Marsh and surrounds.
Monitor water quality and presence of platypus in waterways of Bacchus Marsh and surrounds.
Educate and engage with the local community in Bacchus Marsh and surrounds, regarding the special features, needs and protection of the platypus and general river health.
Advocate for healthy river systems which will support viability of our platypus populations, as well as benefiting other native fauna and the local community.
Collaborate with other groups and organisations in achieving the above aims.
BMPA is run by volunteers. The alliance formed in mid-2019, in response to new threats facing platypus populations in Bacchus Marsh.
Find out more about our projects here.
Find out about joining Bacchus Marsh Platypus Alliance here.