August 2011 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Storytelling boosts scientific literacy

    Nerida came across this interesting article on storytelling and how it can keep students engaged in science. Professor Stephen Ritchie from Queensland University of Technology’s Faculty of Education is leading a team examining how emotional learning through storytelling and other strategies can enhance scientific literacy.  There is a declining interest in senior secondary science courses, […]

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  • Water Resources and Freshwater Biodiversity Climate Change Adaptation Network

    The Water Resources and Freshwater Biodiversity adaptation network brings together Australia’s top water scientists with interests and skills in water resources and freshwater biodiversity, and the implications of climate change. There is an urgent need to understand the risks to Australia’s surface and groundwater resources and freshwater biodiversity due to climate change (in the context […]

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  • Bird’s eye view of Lake Eyre

    Last weekend I had the most amazing three day trip with my Mum (Jinnie), and fellow tour goers Lyn, Peter, Moya and Stewart.  Our trip was with Brindabella Airlines and our pilot Ben made us feel like we were living the lifestyle of the ‘rich and famous’ as we flew out to Lake Eyre in […]

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  • Managing wetlands workshop : Canberra 6 September 2011

    Invitation : The National Water Commission would be delighted if you are able to attend the managing wetlands workshop they are organising to assist wetland and environmental water management practitioners.  To find out more, register and view the invitation, program and other relevant information visit: Wetlands Workshop If you know others who may be interested […]

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