April 2014 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Planning Workshop

    Celebrating 15 years of delivering not-for-profit Soil Erosion and Sediment Control training, Townsville City Council is again coordinating the International Erosion Control Association endorsed 6-day Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Planning workshop. Registrations, prices and workshop overview —-> http://www.creektocoral.org/news/brochure.pdf Emerging stormwater training and ESC resources —->  http://www.creektocoral.org/news/index.html Registration Form —->  http://www.creektocoral.org/news/reggo.html As part of the […]

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  • Biodiversity and Environmental Change: monitoring, challenges and direction

    This new book demonstrates the value of long-term ecological research in Australia for monitoring environmental change and biodiversity. It describes changes in a range of Australian ecosystems that have been subject to detailed long-term research. Preview and purchase a copy of the book here The overarching purpose of these studies has been to document changes, identify the […]

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  • Launch of the Inaugural England River Prize

    The Environment Agency and the UK River Restoration Centre have established the England River Prize to highlight the importance of a catchment based approach to river restoration.  Judged by a panel of experts, the first England River Prize will be presented in 2014 at the River Restoration Centre’s annual conference on the 7th May. The winner will […]

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  • Lake Eyre Basin 2013 Ministers’ Report to the Community

    One of my favourite places on the planet is the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) and the 2013 report from theLEB Ministerial Forum is now available online.  The Report shares updates on projects being undertaken throughout the region, as well as stories from people who live and work in the LEB, and stunning photography. To receive a printed […]

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  • RipRap Edition 38 – Australia’s Estuaries, calling for contributions and sponsorship

    RipRap Edition 37 entitled ‘Rivers of Carbon – Rivers of Life’ will be available in April and promises to be another terrific edition.  The next topic I am going to cover are our amazing estuaries.  I want stories from around our country, and if you are interested in sponsoring RipRap and writing a story please get in touch […]

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  • The 5Ps: A framework for collaboration

    When people collaborate and share their ideas and skills, great outcomes can be achieved.  To create the conditions for collaboration to flourish, the ARRC uses a framework called the Five Ps which are a checklist to ensure the full range of factors that influence how people make decisions are considered. Click here to view The […]

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  • Cultural Values of Wetlands

    Applications are invited for a Charles Sturt University PhD scholarship (APA equivalent) to work on a new project examining Indigenous values and uses of wetlands in the Murray region. The successful applicant will be based at CharlesSturtUniversity, Albury or Wagga Campus and work closely with a small team of researchers within the Institute for Land, […]

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  • Sharing stories through the Blogosphere

    We can use blogs to connect with others and my friends Jann and Peter are going about sharing their stories through the ‘blogosphere’ in different ways. Jann Williams new blog ‘fireupwaterdown’ provides people with insights into our emotional connection to the elements.  ‘Women on Fire’ and ‘A passion for rivers’ are just some of the […]

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  • Billabong Creek

    Applications are invited for a Charles Sturt University PhD scholarship (APA equivalent) to work on a new project examining landholder values and stewardship of natural resources associated with the Billabong-Yanco Creek system. The successful applicant will be based at CharlesSturtUniversity, Albury or Wagga Campus and work closely with a small team of researchers within the […]

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