Fish conservation

23 Apr 2017 Mt Gambier Young Carers enjoy a day out fishing at Port MacDonnell

[audio mp3="http://natureglenelg.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/YOUNG-CARERS-FINAL.mp3"][/audio] Last November, Jess Bourchier and Ruan Gannon had the please of hosting a 'Fishing for the Future' Clinic with 21 Young Carers from Mt Gambier, aged between 8 and 16. This clinic was one of 10 to be undertaken so far, as part of...

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10 Feb 2017 NGT Stories in the latest edition of Wetlands Australia Magazine

It was World Wetlands Day last week (on the 2nd of February) which means the latest edition of Wetlands Australia Magazine has hit the virtual shelves. This time around two NGT stories feature, including: an article by our ecologist Lauren Veale about the latest native fish monitoring...

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30 Aug 2016 Monitoring variegated pygmy perch populations in the South East

This year, I’ve spent some time kayaking the crystal clear waters of Eight Mile Creek and other unique karst spring systems in search of the Ewens (or variegated) pygmy perch. This species has an incredibly small range, occurring only in Eight Mile Creek (including Ewens...

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28 Jun 2016 Permanent pools along the Wannon River provide critical refuge through the tough times

Back in April, Liam and I spent a week exploring the southern Grampians in search of permanent pools along the Wannon River to identity key drought refuge sites (permanent pools) for native aquatic species. These surveys were part of a wider project (generously funded by the Victorian...

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