August 2012 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • ‘Rivers of Carbon’ – Southern Tablelands Riparian Linkages Project

    ‘Rivers of Carbon’ will work in partnership with landholders, NRM Regional Bodies and other organisations in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands region to link remnant vegetation and previously rehabilitated sites to form intact riparian corridors.  The project will also extend riparian corridors into the wider terrestrial landscape to facilitate species movement in the face […]

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  • Australia’s lost urban waterways – sites for the daylighting urban streams map?

    Sydney’s Tank Stream is significant in Australia’s colonial history, but is now buried in stormwater drains. It is one of many lost waterways around the world that have been buried beneath our urban areas. There are substantial economic, social and environmental benefits of daylighting these lost urban streams. A new website developed by the University […]

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  • Wired to ‘connect’ – social intelligence and our amazing brains

    I have recently completed my Level One Executive Coaching course and I thought I would share with you some of the resources I have found really useful. The first of my ‘offerings’ relates to social intelligence and emotional intelligence, and how we all have the capacity to build on our strengths (or weaknesses) in these […]

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  • RipRap is back!!!! Edition 34 ‘bringing back native fish’

    RipRap is a magazine that collates and synthesises science and practice around river management themes and presents this knowledge in ways that make it relevant and applicable for policy-makers and practitioners alike.  The magazine started in 1997 and has a large following amongst those in the Australian community with shared interests in river and riparian management. […]

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  • Lachlan CMA Science Forum – ‘soaking up science’ 14-15 August 2012

    Lachlan CMA is holding their 2012 Science Forum next week in Forbes on the 14-15 of August.  This year’s forum has a great mix of projects and science concerning environmental flows, carp control, riparian restoration, soil management, community engagement and much more. I will be going to Forbes and presenting on the use of science […]

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  • Murray-Darling Basin Seminar Series

    This Seminar Series  will bring together managers, researchers, landholders, students and practitioners working in the Murray Darling Basin on Basin-wide issues.  Our aim is to share information, learn from others and to provide a regular opportunity for people to meet and discuss Basin issues.  The series is a collaboration between Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC), La […]

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  • National Riverprize Finalists Announced

    The International RiverFoundation announces the finalists for the 2012 Australian Riverprize. This year’s finalists represent a diverse group of river restoration and river protection projects from across Australia. The three finalists are (in no particular order): Georges River – Georges River Combined Council’s Committee Inc (New South Wales) Condamine River – Condamine Alliance (Queensland) Swan and Canning […]

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