April 2016 - Rivers of Carbon

  • Farming carbon as our future crop?

    We recently read this thought provoking article in The Conversation about how storing carbon could become part of a viable and productive farming system, we thought you might enjoy it too so have summarised the key points: Currently, there are several competing forces putting pressure on Australian agricultural land. A growing global population is placing […]

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  • Scottsdale Community Planting

    Here is another opportunity for you to help us create fabulous biodiverse riparian zones!   This is a wonderful chance to get involved in the first Greening Australia planting of the year, at a site overlooking the Murrumbidgee River where we are creating habitat for endangered fish such as the Macquarie perch and Trout cod. […]

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  • We hear a lot about carp, but what about redfin?

    We hear a lot about carp, but what about redfin, and the impact that it is having on our native species? In the past week we came across a new study on juvenile Redfin diet that ties in nicely with our latest story on stopping alien fish in their tracks with tons of rock! Redfin […]

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  • How is the state of our climate, and how can we respond with optimism and not despair?

    The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) recently released a statement on the Status of the Climate in 2015, highlighting the concerning trends in the changing climate that have continued into 2016.  Unfortunately some of the changes reported include the following: Ocean Heat and Sea Level: Large areas of the world’s oceans, particularly in the central and eastern Pacific […]

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  • A beaut day at Bumbalong assessing pasture and river health

    On a beautiful morning with a big blue sky, I drove out from my home in Canberra to the Bumbalong Valley, just near Breadbo on the New South Wales Southern Tablelands, for a pasture and river health field day.  Rivers of Carbon co-hosted the event with South East Local Land Services and the Cooma-Monaro Shire […]

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