August 2014 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • ‘Don’t worry, be happy’ – BBC Doco with Michael Mosley

    Like many others I suffer from anxiety, and over the past few years I have been using mindfulness meditation to try and help accept, and reduce negative thinking.  This documentary by Michael Mosley provides the science behind anxiety and shows how dedicating some time to ourselves can really help us to ‘change our mind’.  This […]

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  • Riverspace… welcomes some new collaborators

    We are delighted to welcome some new collaborators to Riverspace… Kaluna Park Riverine Bushland Regeneration (VIC) Dewfish Native Fish Demonstration Reach (QLD) Boorowa River Recovery (NSW) Environmental watering of Fletchers Creek (NSW) We are also really pleased that the Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW) are busy preparing their projects for Riverspace, and following our […]

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  • NSW Environmental Trust Grant for Rivers of Carbon – Yass River Linkages

    Last week, Lori and I were delighted to find out that the ARRC has been awarded a NSW Environmental Trust grant to extend our Rivers of Carbon work into the Yass River. Key partners are Greening Australia, Yass Area Network and Dept of Primary Industries. The Rivers of Carbon approach of ‘science and story’ really seems to be striking […]

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  • Feeling Fishy? New stories on Finterest…

    Thank you to our new contributors on Finterest for these stories: Fish and Flows: adaptive environmental water use for fish and fish habitats in NSW Condamine Alliance new River Rescue Brochure Murray cod spawning in Gunbower Creek Remember, if you want a Feeling Fishy T-Shirt (and who wouldn’t!) sign up on Finterest and share a story, and one will […]

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  • Clear Water Project – new ‘having a swim in the river’ map for Japan

    My friend Akira Wada from the Japanese River Restoration Network got in touch with me after seeing our new Riverspace website, as one of their partners, Clear Water, have produced something similar for Japan.  Please go and take a look at the Clear Water Project as you can explore Japan and see the work they are doing […]

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  • Getting social for selfish reasons

    It is so brilliant when friends and colleagues get in touch with me to share something with our ARRC community.  Kate Hodges sent a link to this article that talks about why researchers and practitioners need to get on-line and using social media if they want to stay relevant in today’s world. I really like this piece, […]

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  • Wise Water Ways for 2014

    Wise Water Ways 2014 offers waterways practitioners the opportunity to gather, discuss and learn from a wide range of Australian waterways experts, researchers and managers. Topics covered are stream rehabilitation concepts, stream assessment techniques, fish habitat, stream ecology, catchment hydrology and geomorphology, environmental flows, riparian vegetation, stream channel management willows/exotic trees, water quality and macroinvertebrates. Wise […]

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  • Riversymposium App

    Download it now to view speaker profiles, communicate with other delegates, locate exhibitors in the Riversymposium and much more!

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  • Fishers invited to Fish Habitat Forum in the Central West

    Recreational fishers are invited to attend the Fishers for Fish Habitat Forum in Dubbo to find out how they can get involved in improving fishing opportunities in their local area. The free event, to be held on the 22 and 23 August 2014, aims to raise awareness of issues affecting fish habitat and the State’s […]

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