Author: Lachlan Farrington

In the south west of Victoria we are currently experiencing one of the wettest winters for a long time. Driving across the landscape, it has been quite revealing to see lots of wetlands showing their face, and many streams running at levels usually seen in...

"Ecologists buy 1,000-acre blue gum plantation and transform it into wetland", was the title of an article recently published by Emily Bissland, Senior Features Reporter for ABC South West Victoria. "Ecologist" is a title ubiquitous across our organisation, and we probably take it for granted...

Since the initial restoration trials at Gooseneck and Brady Swamp, we have been keeping an eye on how the fish and frogs are doing. A key justification for restoring hydrology is to ensure that these species have an opportunity to breed and for many species,...

This year we are working in collaboration with Deakin University and Glenelg Hopkins CMA to trial a novel approach at obtaining biodiversity snapshots through the use of eDNA. Environmental DNA (eDNA) technologies are centered around characterising species presence through the detection of genetic material that...

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