Long Swamp Restoration

This year is not only the 50th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, but is also the first year in the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.I was invited by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, to explore...

Over the years at NGT we've worked on wetland restoration investigations and implemented projects at wide range of wetland types. If you have been following these stories for some time, you will have seen how valuable digital elevation data (a Digital Elevation Model or DEM,...

Freshwater fish are important indicators of environmental change, and a long-term study by Aquasave / NGT staff recently published in the journal Landscape Ecology, illustrated how they were used to explore the benefits of the hydrological restoration of Long Swamp, the Ramsar Convention listed coastal...

Last Saturday, the Bittern Recovery Project and NGT ran a field survey for Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) in Long Swamp, near Nelson in south-west Victoria. Since NGT’s hydrological restoration work at Nobles Rocks, the wetland has seen an increase in suitable habitat for the nationally-endangered...

NGT is proud to be a local partner supporting 'Tread Lightly' - a novel project shining a light on environmental change through endurance sport - which is happening between Christmas and New Year this year![caption id="attachment_35891" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr Rowan Brookes[/caption] Dr Rowan Brookes, who is...

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