News

06 Oct 2012 Wetland Restoration Program Information Sheet Released

The early "word of mouth" response to the announcement of the wetland restoration program has been fantastic, with Lachlan and I getting around various parts of the region over recent weeks to meet with people interested in being involved. [caption id="attachment_1329" align="alignnone" width="300"] A wetland we visited earlier...

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29 Sep 2012 Swimming with the fishes

[caption id="attachment_1221" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Mighty Murray Cod (Ben Gawne)[/caption] I have recently had a paper published which is the first comprehensive assessment of the swimming capacity of the Murray Cod. The research outlined in the paper indicates that this large, slow growing species is a generalist capable of a...

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29 Sep 2012 Presentation last Thursday to the South West Coastal Action Network

Last Thursday evening I made the short trip down to Portland to speak to the South West Coastal Action Network. This provided me with an opportunity to introduce the concept of wetland restoration, and NGT's wetland restoration program on private land, being co-oridnated by Lachlan. Many thanks to members of...

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29 Sep 2012 Coming Up on the 17th October… Hamilton Landcare Seminar

On the evening of Wednesday the 17th of October, Becky and Lachlan will be giving presentations about their projects (Cross-border Community Nursery and Wetland Restoration on Private Land) at a Landcare Seminar in Hamilton. The Hamilton to Coleraine Landcare Consortium are hosting the evening, which includes dinner. If you are interested...

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22 Sep 2012 NGT Article in Wetlands Australia, Issue 21 – September 2012

The latest edition of the Australian Government published Wetlands Australia magazine has just been released, and can be downloaded here. For anyone with an interest in wetlands, this publication gives a great overview of wetland projects, research and management information from across Australia. If you look through...

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