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    Conserving Crucial Corridors

    Paula D’Santos, Clayton Sharpe, Iain Ellis, Irene Wegner and Adam Sluggett fill in the details of flows being provided for native fish in the Lower Darling. Native fish populations across the Murray-Darling Basin have been adversely effected by river regulation, water extraction and associated habitat loss. Environmental water is increasingly being used to supplement and […]

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    Carrs, Capitts and Bunberoo (CCB) Creeks system receive much needed drink

    In April 2016 the Carrs, Capitts and Bunberoo (CCB) Creeks system, in south-west New South Wales, will get a much needed drink, with nearly one billion litres of environmental water being delivered. The aim is to rejuvenate the threatened River Red Gum and Black Box ecological communities and wetlands that have not received environmental water since 2006.

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    New lease on life for Bottle Bend

    Black Box woodlands are bouncing back to health after environmental water provided a much-needed boost in the Bottle Bend Reserve near Mildura. A 423 hectare site, including Black Box woodland and wetland vegetation, received environmental flows during 2012 – 2014, resulting in an impressive flora and fauna response.

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    Window on the Wetlands Centre, Warren

    The Window on the Wetlands Centre is well on the way to becoming a tourist destination in Warren. Stage 2, the relocation of the old church hall from the nearby Catholic Primary school was recently completed. The church now sits beside the Tiger Bay wetland, to be re-born into a place to showcase the wonders of wetlands, while […]

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    Dharriwaa: The Narran Lakes

    The Narran Lakes (Dharriwaa) in north-west NSW are a site of cultural and ecological significance. As part of the Western Catchment Management Authority’s (now Western Local Land Services) Through Our Eyes Project, stories have been gathered about the  cultural and ecological importance of this special part of Australia. The Narran Lakes are a deeply spiritual place […]

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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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    Carrs, Cappitts and Bunberro Creeks Rehabilitation

    This project will contribute to river rehabilitation in the lower River Murray by enhancing habitats within the CCB Creeks system as fish spawning and nursery areas, so they act as source populations for fish. There are few anabranches along the Murray or Darling Rivers with this potential.