Author: Lachlan Farrington

29 Oct 2017 The Wonderful Wetland Ecology Bus Tour

On the 12th October I was fortunate enough to have a seat on the two-day Wonderful Wetland Ecology Bus Tour, a training course on the ecological drivers of wetlands (geomorphology, hydrology and water quality).  On this tour of wetlands across the Loddon floodplains (North Central...

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02 Nov 2016 Highlights from the 2016 Australian Society for Limnology Conference in Ballarat

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...

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02 Nov 2016 Summing up the CrossBorder art exhibition – A fitting way to celebrate the significance of wetlands

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. ...

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04 Oct 2016 CrossBorder – an arts exhibition celebrating the significance of wetlands – this Friday, 7th October

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...

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30 Aug 2016 Update on southern Grampians restored wetlands – the flows have arrived!

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...

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