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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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    Endangered Southern Pygmy Perch are on the move at Coppabella Creek

    Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. Small-bodied native fish are threatened by habitat loss, particularly loss of aquatic vegetation and changes in hydrology, as well as predation by introduced species such as Carp, Redfin Perch and Eastern Gambusia. A focus species, Southern […]

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    Looking after our internationally recognised wetlands and forests

    The Murray LLS has provided Australian Government funds to local landholders and a number of Aboriginal groups to carry out weed and pest control works in and around the Werai, Millewa and Koondrook-Perricoota Central Murray Ramsar wetland sites. Ramsar listed sites are recognised under an international agreement for their ecological value. The works include feral pig trapping, fox baiting and woody weed and aquatic weed control.

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    Wirraminna

    Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. Small-bodied native fish are threatened by habitat loss, particularly loss of aquatic vegetation and changes in hydrology, as well as predation by introduced species such as Carp, Redfin Perch and Eastern Gambusia. A focus species, Southern […]

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    Wonga Wetlands

    Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. Small-bodied native fish are threatened by habitat loss, particularly loss of aquatic vegetation and changes in hydrology, as well as predation by introduced species such as Carp, Redfin Perch and Eastern Gambusia. A focus species, Southern […]

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    Window on the Wetlands Centre, Warren

    Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. Small-bodied native fish are threatened by habitat loss, particularly loss of aquatic vegetation and changes in hydrology, as well as predation by introduced species such as Carp, Redfin Perch and Eastern Gambusia. A focus species, Southern […]

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    A Clearer Passage for the Pumicestone

    Sunshine Coast Council is committed to maintaining healthy waterways; Council’s vision is to be ‘Australia’s most sustainable region – vibrant, green, diverse’. Recently, a catchment and estuary action plan for the Pumicestone Passage and its Catchment has been completed, which was initiated by the Sunshine Coast Waterways and Coastal Management Strategy 2011-2021. This action plan is part of Councils strategy to develop and implement tailored river catchment action plans and was the first one completed.

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    Working together for wetlands

    Landholders have joined forces with the Office of Environment and Heritage to revive long-stranded wetlands in the Murrumbidgee valley. The ongoing efforts of OEH staff and property owners has triggered the return of thousands of waterbirds including several threatened species. And the story continues . .

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    Improving Connectivity of Flows in the Lower Ovens Floodplain

    Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. Small-bodied native fish are threatened by habitat loss, particularly loss of aquatic vegetation and changes in hydrology, as well as predation by introduced species such as Carp, Redfin Perch and Eastern Gambusia. A focus species, Southern […]

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    Little fish, big future

    A wetland rehabilitation program in the Murray Valley National Park is giving one tiny fish a fighting chance at survival. The Southern Pygmy Perch and its natural habitat are the focus of an environmental watering program co-ordinated by the Office of Environment and Heritage.