Community Action and Wellbeing

Here we share the many different ways people are getting involved in river and wetland restoration through festivals education drama and art.

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    Merri River Restoration

    The Merri River Restoration Project will focus on improving waterway health and environmental values through woody weed control, revegetation and maintenance on priority riparian areas along the Merri River near Warrnambool. Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational pursuits and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region.

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    A new perspective on wetlands

    Staff from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage have captured a series of ‘photospheres’ which provide a 360 degree view of wetlands in the north-west. You can use the on-screen tools to navigate around the wetland or – for a truly immersive experience – try a virtual reality headset instead.

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    Native Dog Swamp: where cattle droving and bird watching meet

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]

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    Monitoring responses to environmental water delivery in the Edward-Wakool River System

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]

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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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    Clontarf dancers inspired by ibis

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]

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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

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]

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    Wonga Wetlands

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]

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    Window on the Wetlands Centre, Warren

    Merri River Restoration Project Waterways in major towns in the region are important sites for recreational activities and contribute substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the region. The Merri River is an important waterway for recreational pursuits and contributes substantially to the social well-being and economic development of the Warrnambool region – […]