August 2016 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Wise Water Ways Workshop 2016

    The program for the 2016 Wise Water Ways Workshop in Stream Management Principles and Practices has just been announced, featuring five fabulous days in which participants will have an opportunity to come together, discuss, and learn from Australian and International waterway experts.  If you are working, studying, or interested in stream management, we really encourage you to […]

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  • Colonial nesting waterbirds – where do they feed, breed and fly?

    While many of us have watched egrets elegantly wade and forage in the shallows of a wetland, or looked to the sky to see an ibis flock intact in V-formation, our knowledge of the demographics and movements of waterbird populations is shockingly scarce. Colonial-nesting waterbirds are considered common and conspicuous, and are often thought to […]

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  • Prioritise Positivity: Swap your To-Do List for a Ta-Da List!

    Sue Langley from the Langley Group is someone I follow through her monthly updates, and I thought her idea of a ‘ta-da’ list rather than a ‘to-do’ list was a great idea.  Here is how she explains why it is important to prioritise positivity. Positive emotions are valuable for helping refuel our brains. If we […]

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  • 8th Australian Stream Management Conference introduces the Rivers of Carbon team to the idea of being ‘carbonophiles’!!

    We have had three days of talking ecology, geomorphology, hydrology and, of course, sociology at the 8th Australian Stream Management Conference.  What we were not expecting was for our international keynote speaker, Professor Ellen Wohl, to talk about some members of her research team being named the ‘carbonophiles’!    These ‘carbonophiles’ are doing terrific work […]

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