Uncategorized Archives - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Twinning is winning! Waterway Management Twinning Program celebrates graduation class of 2015-2016

    In 2013, the Glenelg Hopkins CMA won the National Riverprize.  Glenelg Hopkins CMA was required to share expertise and understanding with other organisations working in river restoration.  Rather than focusing the $50,000 allocated to this activity on one organisation through a typical twinning arrangement, the Glenelg Hopkins CMA decided to establish the Waterway Management Twinning […]

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  • River Management: Australian Perspectives Evening Seminar – 15th June, Winnersh Berkshire

    G’day everyone! Join the RRC and some friends from down under on 15 June for an informal evening of stories and discussion about Australian river restoration. Dr Siwan Lovett, Director of the Australian River Restoration Centre, is visiting the UK and has offered to share her river restoration experience gained over 20 years in the […]

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  • Decision Making Bias and Natural Resource Managers: Acknowledging That We Are Only Human

    The excellent newsletter Decision Point recently shared this interesting article by researchers Sayed Iftekhar and Dave Pannell on biases in NRM decision making.  This is a must read for all of us involved in NRM. People in all walks of life – from town planners to judges and financial regulators – are subject to bias […]

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  • Finterest Gets A Lifeline…

    We are so pleased to have been awarded a small grant from the Murray-Darling Basin Authority Native Fish Steering Committee to continue our work on the Finterest website and social media.  As you know, times are tough in the environment sector and it is with great relief that we can now continue to build this […]

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  • Ngunawal River Connections

    I always find it powerful when people tell their story, and this new series of films exploring Ngunawal River Connections provide us with an added dimension to the work being completed by the Rivers of Carbon initiative. Hearing Wally and Tyronne Bell talk about growing up on the Yass River, and the pathways and songlines […]

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  • A Daily Dose of Motivation

    At the ARRC, we surround ourselves with inspiring words and beautiful images, and to celebrate our wonderful waterways we have produced a new ARRC mug that will give us a daily dose of motivation with our morning cuppa. We know the mug will look fabulous in your office or home, and you can order it now […]

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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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  • RipRap Edition 37 – Rivers of Carbon, Rivers of Life

    This stunning edition is still available and I would love to be posting one out to you as sales help me keep the ARRC sharing knowledge.  Here are what people are saying about this edition: “A great read with lots of positive stories of environmental improvement” – Dr David Freudenberger “A great edition, such an easy […]

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  • Feeling Fishy? Fin-tastic new Finterest T-shirts for contributors

    Last week in Darwin at the Australian Society for Fish Biology and Australian Society for Limnology conferences Finterest launched a fabulous new ‘Feeling Fishy’ T-shirt.  Thank you to my fabulous models in the photo above!  Anyone that contributes a story to Finterest gets a T-shirt for a limited time only – so sign up to Finterest by going […]

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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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