Information and knowledge management Archives - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • ‘Walking the landscape’ – beautiful on-line Queensland catchment stories

    Walking the landscape… The team who produce WetlandInfo have compiled some beautiful and informative Queensland catchment stories using a process called ‘walking the landscape’.   Each of the stories describe the location, extent and values of the Lockyer and Mid-Brisbane catchments using map journals, photographs and animations. Why not explore these catchments yourself? Bremer River The […]

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  • A Clearer Passage for the Pumicestone

    The Pumicestone Passage in Queensland is an internationally recognised Ramsar-listed coastal wetland winding 45km from Caloundra to Deception Bay between Bribie Island and the mainland. The Pumicestone features extensive mangrove forests, seagrass meadows, inter-tidal sandbars and mudflats providing valuable habitat for fish, dugong, turtles, crabs, oysters, juvenile prawns and a wide variety of local and migratory waders and […]

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  • Coastal Wetlands: Capturing and storing carbon in Baratta Creek Catchment

    Recent research has highlighted the impressive role that coastal wetlands play in capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide. Many coastal wetlands, particularly saltmarsh, occur along the intertidal estuarine fringe – a zone that unfortunately bears the brunt of significant and increasing pressures from numerous recreational and commercial uses. When coastal wetlands are lost or damaged, […]

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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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  • Rivers of Carbon – Upper Bidgee River Reach

    At the end of last year we were very pleased to sign a contract with New South Wales South-east Local Land Services to extend the Rivers of Carbon work into a stretch of the Upper Murrumbidgee River. We will be working with the fabulous Antia Brademann and the Upper Murrumbidgee Demonstration Reach group to restore […]

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  • Finterest Blog: The Best Place for Fishy information

    We’ve recently published some great posts on the Finterest blog. Among these, the Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre has released two new reports on the watering of freshwater fish. Juvenile fish response to wetland inundation: how antecedent conditions can inform environmental flow policies for native fish Optimising environmental watering of floodplain wetlands for fish Our True Tales of […]

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  • Inspiring Videos – Reaching Beyond Demonstration Reaches

    Demonstration reaches were a key theme of the former Native Fish Strategy, showing by example how river and floodplain rehabilitation can be achieved through the integration of multiple management actions, community involvement, and monitoring and evaluation. The Finbox brings together what we have learnt from using the Demonstration Reach approach, and we are now delighted […]

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  • Why good leaders make you feel safe

    The best organizations foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build a Circle of Safety. This safe culture leads to stable, adaptive, confident teams, where everyone feels they belong. Simon Sinek’s latest talk is excellent as he highlights the difference between ‘authority’ and ‘leadership’. This is going to be my new favourite video for a while as […]

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  • Riverspace… a place for wetlands, rivers and people

    Do you want your work, project or business to reach a wider audience? Join an innovative community of people keen to help promote our wetlands and rivers, and get your projects on the map for all to learn about, discover and explore… RIVERSPACE is independent and staffed by a professional and experienced science communication team, using […]

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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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