Wetland Restoration

10 May 2018 Revisiting the RRR Conference – Part 2 – Breaking long-term deadlocks to restore wetlands on public and private land

Next up in this series (note: you can see Part 1 here) of short 2-page papers I wrote-up after presenting at the Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale last year, is a story describing how NGT worked with a wide range of people to progress two proposed restoration projects...

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20 Apr 2018 Revisiting the RRR Conference – Part 1 – Unlocking the self-sustaining restoration potential of drained wetlands

Back in February 2017, I went along to one of the most interesting and - given NGT's focus on restoration science and practice - most relevant conferences I have ever attended. The Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale was a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders...

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25 Mar 2018 Mt Burr Swamp – Update on water levels, weeds, research, revegetation works and our first Water Rat record!

The dry summer and autumn might be contributing to the lowering of the water level at Mt Burr Swamp, but the aquatic life on the swamp is still thriving, with dragonflies and damselflies maintaining good numbers and diversity. A variety of waterfowl are also still hanging around...

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14 Feb 2018 NGT article on Fleurieu Swamps in the latest edition of Wetlands Australia magazine

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2018, on the 2nd of February the Australian Government released the latest edition of Wetlands Australia. This time around, the magazine features an article on the restoration work NGT has commenced in the Swamps of the Fleurieu Peninsula, in partnership with DEWNR,...

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29 Oct 2017 Summing up recent wetland restoration tours of Glenshera Swamp, Stipiturus CP

On the 24th and 25th of September, NGT's Mark Bachmann and Ben Taylor teamed up with DEWNR's Randall Johnson to guide visitors around some of the recent restoration works at Stipiturus Conservation Park, 6 km west of Mount Compass. [caption id="attachment_28470" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] NGT's Ben Taylor...

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08 Sep 2017 Managing water on the flats at Eaglehawk Waterhole – a different kind of wetland restoration

Thanks to the wet spring last year, we finally saw NGT's Eaglehawk Waterhole (our restoration reserve in the Upper South East), back to looking at its best - with large areas of shallow seasonal wetland inundating the SA blue gum and buloke woodland flats for the first...

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