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These projects are managing allocations of water to achieve environmental and ecological outcomes in wetlands, rivers and underground.

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    Murray Darling Wetlands in good hands

    The health of red gum forests in southern NSW is improving with recent monitoring showing a growing population of yellow-footed antechinus at home on the floodplains. Monitoring conducted by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has led to the discovery of more than 20 individuals at sites within the Murray red gum forests – […]

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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

    The health of red gum forests in southern NSW is improving with recent monitoring showing a growing population of yellow-footed antechinus at home on the floodplains. Monitoring conducted by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has led to the discovery of more than 20 individuals at sites within the Murray red gum forests – […]

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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.

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    Glenelg River Restoration Project

    Over fourteen years the Project has worked with over 659 individual landholders, community groups and government agencies to help construct 1725km of fencing, planted more than half a million trees and direct seeded 796km of waterway frontage. The restoration program has also completed 2784ha of weed control, re-instated 870 pieces of large wood, opened 977km of the Glenelg river and its tributaries to fish movement and established and delivered an environmental flows entitlement.

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    Environmental watering of Fletchers Creek: the value of project partnerships

    Fletchers Creek is an ephemeral creek, that when flows, empties into Fletchers Lake and is located about 7 km north-west of Dareton, in western New South Wales.
    The Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. and the Barkindji Maraura Elders Environment Team have entered into a partnership project to deliver and monitor environmental water to Fletchers Creek.