December 2013 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Online Larrakia Seasonal Calendar for Northern Australia

    Gulumoerrgin (Larrakia) people know it’s time to start collecting Magpie Goose eggs when the local Speargrass starts flowering.  As the Speargrass turns brown the eggs hatch, marking the end of Mayilema – the goose egg season.  For the first time, this information and other detailed Aboriginal seasonal knowledge of the Darwin region has been converted […]

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  • New knowledge from the National Water Commission

    The National Water Commission has released two new publications which are of interest to all of us working in river management. Water management and pathways to sustainable levels of extraction: issues paper Examines extraction limits in systems at varying levels of development, describes different approaches for improving the sustainability of water management, and investigates factors […]

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  • Incorporating Climate Change into Catchment Management – New Users Guide

    Our climate is already locked into a period of unavoidable change; necessitating adaptation to deal with what is already happening and what is yet to come. A challenge for decision-makers is how to choose adaptations that reduce risks from climate change and provide beneficial outcomes. To help address this challenge, we have developed a “Incorporating […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon: Rivers of Life – New, Updated Website!

    Our Rivers of Carbon project is progressing well, with 39 landholders working with us to improve riparian connectivity for biodiversity and carbon sequestration in the Upper Murrumbidgee and Upper Lachlan catchments.  We have developed a new website to showcase the great work being done and encourage you to have a look, a listen and an […]

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