Siwan Lovett, Author at Rivers of Carbon

  • What? We have three different types of ibis in Australia?

    In the past 30 years, there have been significant declines in populations of all of our waterbirds, including the Australian ibis species. Australian scientists are hard at work studying these groups and attempting to identify the cause of the declining numbers in certain habitats. In the case of ibis, causes are thought to include reductions […]

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  • Event Recap: Feeling Fishy at the Yass Gorge

    We were fortunate to have a stunning day for our Rivers of Carbon Feeling Fishy event in Yass. Local Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell welcomed us to country and talked about our shared responsibility to care and respect the Yass Gorge and the many wonderful plants and animals it has within it. Aaron Chatfield from Greening […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon – Burra Erosion Community Conversation

    When: Saturday, 12th May at 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: Burra Community Association Hall, 1 Lagoon Street (off Burra Road), Burra NSW 2620 Come and join us for a morning of conversation about managing erosion in the Burra region with a special guest, Wayne Cook. Wayne is a soil scientist specialising in Hydrogeological Landscape Mapping, and […]

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  • Submit your registration of interest for the Upper Lachlan Catchment Protection Program

    The Upper Lachlan Catchment Protection Program, being run by South East LLS with funding is available to landholders for erosion works in targeted areas of the Upper Lachlan. Further details on the program are included on the attached program flyer below. The Program South East Local Land Services recognises that there are land managers within […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon Feeling Fishy Field Day – Yass Gorge 7th April 2018

    If you are in and around Yass on the 7th of April come and join the Rivers of Carbon team for a great day in Yass Gorge exploring native fish, bush tucker, indigenous river stories, Yass Gorge rehabilitation, and of course some cooked carp with our culinary giant Luke Pearce! We will have Waterwatch, Landcare, […]

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  • To thrive – it’s local, social and emotional

    Siwan Lovett shares what she has learnt after many years working in River Management, shining a light on why the Rivers of Carbon program is capturing the hearts and minds of people wanting to do their bit in response to climate change. When I decided to go to university, after sampling a range of careers […]

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  • Touching wood

    Britt Gregory describes the hands-on work be ing done by the local community to Protect, Link and Enhance Remnants of Kyneton’s Grassy Woodlands. Granite outcrops emerge from the vast, windswept rolling hills. Scattered majestic gums tower overhead, and at times are twisted and gnarled, shaped by the years. Wattles, shrubs and saplings grow among a lush […]

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  • Willows, weeds and waterways – Field Day 28th October, Bredbo, New South Wales

    Keeping our waterways free of weeds along with protecting and enhancing vegetation all helps promote a landscape that is healthy, diverse and resilient. The use of herbicides around waterways and other sensitive areas requires extra care and planning in order to achieve a good outcome. Landholders are invited to come along to a field day […]

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  • Would you like to join Rivers of Carbon?

    Expression of Interests are now open for riparian landholders in the Wollondilly and Mulwaree catchments (NSW) wanting to work with Rivers of Carbon. EOI process open between 1st of September to 2nd of October 2017 What is Rivers of Carbon? Rivers of Carbon is a ‘people program’ that builds on years of scientific research into […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon Community Conversation – Bidgee Bed, Banks and Maccas

    The Upper Murrumbidgee River has stunning gorges, waterfalls and stretches of river, as well as being home to some special fish. Through our Rivers of Carbon Upper Murrumbidgee River Rehabilitation project we have been connecting the Bredbo and Colinton Gorges by working with landholders in the Bumbalong Valley to fence, weed, stabilise riverbanks and revegetate […]

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