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Discover wonderful attractions and experiences that link to Australia's fabulous riverine environments.

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    Fish friendly flows in the central Murray

    The Ovens River Demonstration Reach aims to demonstrate the advantages of using multiple management interventions to showcase the cumulative benefits that river rehabilitation can have on native fish populations. The project was initiated in 2007 and is one of several areas selected throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to demonstrate the benefits of using river health management […]

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    Supporting river systems: why cross-border watering works

    The Ovens River Demonstration Reach aims to demonstrate the advantages of using multiple management interventions to showcase the cumulative benefits that river rehabilitation can have on native fish populations. The project was initiated in 2007 and is one of several areas selected throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to demonstrate the benefits of using river health management […]

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    Behind the scenes - monitoring NSW wetlands

    Mud, dust and creepy-crawlies – monitoring the wetlands of inland NSW can be a challenging but hugely rewarding job. Take a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day for OEH staff in the field.

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    See the 'Top Six Wetland Wonders' of inland NSW

    No time for a road trip? Still craving the great outdoors?
    Then sit back and enjoy our Top Six Wetland Wonders as recommended by people on the ground who are working to restore and protect the rivers and wetlands of inland New South Wales.

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    Restoring the Gingham wetlands

    The Ovens River Demonstration Reach aims to demonstrate the advantages of using multiple management interventions to showcase the cumulative benefits that river rehabilitation can have on native fish populations. The project was initiated in 2007 and is one of several areas selected throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to demonstrate the benefits of using river health management […]

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    Fine dining from waterways

    The Ovens River Demonstration Reach aims to demonstrate the advantages of using multiple management interventions to showcase the cumulative benefits that river rehabilitation can have on native fish populations. The project was initiated in 2007 and is one of several areas selected throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to demonstrate the benefits of using river health management […]

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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

    The Ovens River Demonstration Reach aims to demonstrate the advantages of using multiple management interventions to showcase the cumulative benefits that river rehabilitation can have on native fish populations. The project was initiated in 2007 and is one of several areas selected throughout the Murray-Darling Basin to demonstrate the benefits of using river health management […]