Author: Lachlan Farrington

[caption id="attachment_28775" align="alignleft" width="861"] Scale Swamp - December 2017[/caption] Scale Swamp is another great demonstration of the benefits of restoring hydrology to drained wetlands.  This 100 hectare swamp to the south of Dunkeld has a long-term history of drainage for grazing and low-intensity cropping.  In 2013,...

I recently had the pleasure of attending the annual Australian Society for Limnology (ASL) Conference in Ballarat.  The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Waters of past and present: shaping pathways for future management‘ and focused on decision making in times of uncertainty. This theme...

CrossBorder by name and cross-border by nature, last month's exhibition exploring the significance of wetlands across our region was a wonderful event.  The show included artists from both sides of the border and was exhibited in two vastly different venues, but carried a consistent message. ...

As the Mount Burr Swamp campaign approaches its finale, Nature Glenelg Trust and 21 artists from both sides of the South Australian / Victorian border have teamed up to present an art exhibition, CrossBorder: the Significance of Wetlands. This one night only event highlights the...

Last week I took the opportunity to check back in on some of the restoration sites we have been working on around the southern Grampians, and I have some good news! Let's start the journey a bit further east, and up the Bunnugal drain, to one...