March 2011 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • The importance of evaluation & feedback

    Nerida and I have been running a number of workshops over the past year, and we eagerly read the evaluation forms we collect at the end of each of these events.   In the lead up to two more workshops, I revisited the evaluation forms from the recent Melbourne and Sunshine Coast Council events.   These quotes […]

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  • Power of Story – ARRC debut on You Tube

    Well, you really know you have ‘made it’ when you get on to You Tube!  The Power of Story presentation we prepared for the recent Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne  is now available for you to take a look at.  It is somewhat confronting seeing yourself on video and I don’t think Hollywood will be […]

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  • Testing times results in Sharing Water Knowledge Forum being cancelled

    It is with a great sense of disappointment that we have made the decision to cancel the Sharing Water Knowledge Forum due to be held in Albury at the end of this month.  The flooding in Queensland and in parts of the Murray-Darling Basin, combined with the release of the Guide to the Basin Plan, […]

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  • Hawkesbury Nepean River Recovery Program (HNRRP) e-news March 2011

    The Hawkesbury Nepean River Recovery Program (HNRRP) aims to help improve the health of the river system by reducing the amount of nutrients entering the river system and making more water available for environmental flows. The March 2011 issue of HNRRP e-news explores one of these important objectives, looking at how the HNRRP is working […]

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  • Stories from the Sunshine Coast Council and Sustainable Living Festival

    Nerida and I have had a really busy two weeks running workshops in both Maroochydore and Melbourne, as well as participating in the Sustainable Living Festival where I was privileged to be asked to speak in the BMW Edge ‘glass box’ in Federation Square, downtown Melbourne.  What a treat, as the space is very beautiful […]

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  • New tools to measure foresty impacts on water availability

    CSIRO has developed new tools to help government and industry water management agencies better estimate how forest plantations affect stream flows in local catchments.  The National Water Commission worked with CSIRO to develop tools that can be used by governments to meet their agreed interception commitments under the National Water Initiative and assess the impacts […]

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