Resources Archives - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Revitalising Estuaries at Jerona bund: Case Study

    Here is another great resource from North Queensland Dry Tropics. You can also read about Restoring Wetland Function at Spotswoods Lagoon, which we uploaded here. Revitalising Estuaries: Jerona bund A vital saltmarsh wetland was rehabilitated through joint collaboration between NQ Dry Tropics and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation. This site was chosen as one […]

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  • Restoring Wetland Function at Spotswoods Lagoon: Case Study

    We are pleased to share this wonderful resource from North Queensland Dry Tropics – we hope you enjoy reading about this successful restoration story and some of the ways that similar principles could be applied elsewhere. Restoring Wetland Function at Spotswoods Lagoon This case study looks at how NQ Dry Tropics have been supporting a […]

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  • Where does Australia’s wildlife hide?

    We often think that rural areas are the home to Australian animals, not cities, but, did you know that Australian cities and towns are home to 30% of Australia’s threatened species? That is, 30% of Australia’s threatened species are found in just 0.23% of Australia’s total land area!  A recent paper entitled Cities are hotspots for threatened […]

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  • European River Symposium – Resources Available

    The 2016 European River Symposium took place on the 2nd and 3rd of March and there were some really interesting outcomes and resources that are now available to share, including presentation overviews that provide a snapshot of the conference themes.  Some of the Topics include Women and Waters; Partnerships for European Rivers; and Advancing Partnerships in […]

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  • Live River Data: New from the Murray-Darling Basin Authority

    Live River Data provides information from over 60 measurement points within the River Murray System – from the headwaters to the sea. In addition to near-real-time data, you also have access to historic data through graphs and downloadable files.

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  • Wetlands Education Packages

    A series of on-line education modules have been prepared by the Queensland Government’s Wetlands Info initiative as a resource for people who want to learn more about wetlands. Users can download and use the contents of these education modules to meet their learning and training needs. Although they have a Queensland focus, the modules can be used […]

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  • Two New Reports Examining Ecology-Flow Relationships Now Available

    Altered Flow Regimes Synthesis Report (Bunn et al October 2014) With a focus on the Murray-Darling Basin, a collaborative research team examined key ecological gaps relating to environmental flow management, including: analysis of flow regimes, ecological assets, key habitats and refugia; research on flow-dependent ecological responses; assessment of aquatic habitat condition and trends; and the development […]

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  • Open up the Finbox! A Demonstration Reach Toolbox for everyone

    Over the past few months we have been working to develop a new part of the Finterest website called ‘Finbox’. Pam Clunie and Peter Jackson have worked with people involved in the Native Fish Strategy Demonstration Reaches to bring together all they have learnt about using this successful approach to restoring fish habitat and engaging communities. […]

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  • New Report: Key outcomes for the Native Fish Strategy

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Native Fish Strategy’s approach, activities and strengths.  It provides recommendations on how we can build on these strengths as we build on the legacy of ten years investment in the science, practice and community engagement with ‘bringing back native fish’. A summary of the report is available here, […]

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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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