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    Sky's the limit for conservation volunteer

    The work of a young bird-watching enthusiast has been recognised at the 2016 NSW Northern Regional Volunteer of the Year Awards. Curtis Hayne from Moree has been awarded the NSW Regional Student Volunteer of the Year for his work in bird conservation.

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    Coastal Connections

    The Coastal Connections project is working with community groups, Indigenous trainees and private land managers to protect and restore coastal, estuarine and wetland habitat.

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    Merri River Projects

    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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    Norman's Lagoon, East Albury

    Close to the heart of Albury, Norman’s Lagoon is a billabong on the Murray River floodplain which once contained clear water, high-quality diverse aquatic vegetation and significant native fish populations. The 2001-2009 drought caused a decline in the health of the Lagoon, however, a recent partnership between AlburyCity and Murray LLS has focused attention on the wetland’s restoration, a major priority for biodiversity conservation in the Albury area.

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    Hays Inlet: wetland diversity at Brisbane's doorstep

    Hays Inlet is an important conservation area in South-East Queensland which showcases a diverse range of wetland habitats. The area is of international significance as it supports migratory birds and is one of the largest and most significant wetland sites in South East Queensland. A range of activities are available for visitors, including birdwatching, boating/paddling and educational facilities (Osprey House).

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    Native Dog Swamp: where cattle droving and bird watching meet

    Visitors to Native Dog Swamp will experience something special, as they sit in the bird-hide and look out over the swamp for waterbirds, frogs calling in the background. This unique place was historically used for droving and feeding stock during drought, but has more recently been managed as a place for the public to enjoy […]

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    Wirraminna

    WIRRAMINNA is a wonderful volunteer run and community based project which fosters an understanding of native plants and animals within our local woodland environments. It occupies four hectares of formerly unused ground around the old government dam, between the school and the recreation ground in Burrumbuttock, 30 km north of Albury, in southern NSW. From its […]

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    Y Water Discovery Centre and the Yea Wetlands

    One of Yea’s best kept secrets, the Y Water discovery centre at the Yea Wetlands offers a unique look at the history, cultural heritage and flora and fauna of this special place. The Wetlands are a short walk from the town centre and accessible via a boardwalk, walking track and footbridges. Bushwalking, birdwatching and simply relaxing and […]