Communities of Practice Archives - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Busting Some Stream Management Myths!

    A few weeks ago, I was contacted by David Wakefield president of the Strath Creek Landcare Group in Victoria about a series of twelve ‘Mythbuster’ Stream Management sheets we developed during my time at Land and Water Australia. David was keen to get hold of the Mythbuster series as his group are working to get […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon: Yass River Linkages

    The Yass River is valued by the many people who live by it, go fishing along it, who use its water, and sit on its banks to enjoy the birds and watch the river flow past.  Over the last decade, a lot of work has been done by the Yass community to restore and rehabilitate […]

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  • Wetlands, Winston and Wide Open Spaces

    If you have not been to Riverspace for a while, now is a good time to go!  This past month we have uploaded another ten new stories including: Coastal Wetlands: Capturing and Storing Carbon in Baratta Creek Catchment Winston Churchill Trust Story: Ben Dyer, Managing River Systems Across Jurisdictions Biodiversity Conservation in the Top End: […]

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  • Delivering on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

    Accreditation: Jonathan La Nauze Manager, Healthy Ecosystems Program Australian Conservation Foundation j.lanauze@acfonline.org.au or 0402 904 251 The Murray-Darling Basin Plan just might set our nation’s hardest working river on a sustainable course. Or it could join the list of great Australian reforms that fell over in their implementation. How should we tackle the implementation challenge […]

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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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  • Managing wetlands workshop : Canberra 6 September 2011

    Invitation : The National Water Commission would be delighted if you are able to attend the managing wetlands workshop they are organising to assist wetland and environmental water management practitioners.  To find out more, register and view the invitation, program and other relevant information visit: Wetlands Workshop If you know others who may be interested […]

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  • Environmental Water Managers Specialist Network

    In 2009, the National Water Commission (NWC) funded the establishment of a Community of Practice for Environmental Water Managers, and  supported the group’s  activities for the first two years. After this, the Community’s future relied on members interest in retaining the group, and it becoming self-sustaining.  In a recent member survey, over 85% of respondents […]

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