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River and wetland projects focusing on creating and maintaining healthy river and wetland ecosystems for fish waterbirds and other species.
  • Frogs and other fauna

    Particular species require tailored management strategies to promote breeding and create conditions in which they can thrive.
  • Native and Introduced fish

    Strategies for protecting and rejuvenating native fish species as well as managing introduced pest fish species.
  • Vegetation

    Particular species require tailored management strategies to promote growth and create conditions in which they can thrive.
  • Waterbirds

    Particular species require tailored management strategies to promote breeding and create conditions in which they can thrive.

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    More wet equals more green in the marshes

    In 1991 a group of botanists headed out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time. The project would lay a foundation for several repeat surveys, the latest of which took place earlier this year.

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    Carp pushing up daisies in the mid-Murray

    Carp numbers in the mid-Murray region have taken a hit with 30 tonnes of the introduced pest removed from Moira Lake this winter (2015). The carp are destined to become fertiliser, leaving native fish in the system to enjoy reduced competition for food and habitat.

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    Helping Threatened Frogs in the Murray region

    In 1991, the fashion was fluoro, the mullet was ‘mad’ and a show about nothing was hitting its straps on the other side of the world. At the same time, a group of botanists was heading out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time.  The […]

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    Can a bird say 'cheese'?

    A network of remote surveillance cameras is providing new insights into wetland health and animal behaviour in the Gwydir valley.

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    A day in the life of a MuDFReaCk

    In 1991, the fashion was fluoro, the mullet was ‘mad’ and a show about nothing was hitting its straps on the other side of the world. At the same time, a group of botanists was heading out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time.  The […]

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    Protecting the Murray Hardyhead

    In 1991, the fashion was fluoro, the mullet was ‘mad’ and a show about nothing was hitting its straps on the other side of the world. At the same time, a group of botanists was heading out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time.  The […]

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    Feathered frenzy at Yanga wetlands

    In 1991, the fashion was fluoro, the mullet was ‘mad’ and a show about nothing was hitting its straps on the other side of the world. At the same time, a group of botanists was heading out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time.  The […]

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    Water rats return after environmental water

    In 1991, the fashion was fluoro, the mullet was ‘mad’ and a show about nothing was hitting its straps on the other side of the world. At the same time, a group of botanists was heading out beyond the Great Divide to map the vegetation of the Macquarie Marshes for the very first time.  The […]

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    Restoring the health of Yarradda Lagoon

    Yarradda Lagoon is on the road to recovery thanks to the combined efforts of landholders and environmental water managers. Yarradda Lagoon, west of Darlington Point, is an important colonial waterbird breeding site on the Murrumbidgee River, but was hit hard by the millennium drought.