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  • What do farmers think about planting riparian margins?

    Fleur Maseyk and her team from the University of Queensland surveyed a group of  group of dairy farmers working on the Taranaki ring plain in New Zealand to learn more about their perceptions of the value of riparian plantings. Farmers were invited to participated in an interactive meeting with the purpose of describing their experiences […]

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  • RoC Community Conversation – Boosting biodiversity in Breadalbane, 18th March 2017

    Due to the exceedingly hot temperatures in February we have rescheduled our Boosting Biodiversity in Breadalbane event to the 18th of March.  Come along and join us as we bring scientists and practitioners together to talk about what we value about the Breadalbane region, and the special plants and animals that live in the ponds, […]

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  • Hear, see and experience the Truth about Trees…

    Harness the power of nature to increase production, profit and pleasure on your property… Would you like to make your property as healthy, productive and beautiful as it can be? Then don’t miss this free, fully catered special expo for land managers, large and small, in the Gunning and Yass districts. Whether you are contemplating […]

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  • Get some carp on your cutlery! Check out our new Carping at Christmas film!

    Our ‘Carping at Christmas’ event was a great success and we have put together some highlights of the evening in this short film so you can get a ‘taste’ of the evening!  We have also provided you with a link to the ‘if you can’t beat em, eat em’ carp recipe book which is free […]

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  • Scattered paddock trees – hot property for our threatened species

    Across our rural landscapes, paddock trees stand out as an iconic image, providing shade and shelter for livestock and maintaining the productive capacity of the land.  They also provide food, shelter and nesting sites for a large number of birds, bats, insects and small mammals.  A great project is underway in the South West of […]

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  • Carping at Christmas – A Community Conversation

    We are delighted to invite you to this fabulous event, which is part of the Rivers of Carbon – Southern Biodiversity Linkages Project. Date: Friday 9 December 2016 Time: 4.30-6.30pm (3.30pm how to fillet and cook carp, 4.30-6.30pm speakers, 6.30-7.15pm refreshments) Venue: Hall Pavilion, Hall Showgrounds, ACT Did you know that carp is the most […]

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  • Help to save the yellow-spotted bell frog!

    South East Local Land Services has $125,000 of NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Saving Our Species funding, available over five years, to assist land managers to undertake project works that protect and enhance yellow-spotted bell frog habitat. Senior Land Services Officer Annelies McGaw said this inconspicuous frog is one of the most endangered vertebrates […]

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  • Rivers of Hope – crayfish lead the campaign for healthy waterways

    ANU biologists are helping crayfish lead the campaign for fresher waterways along the west of Canberra.  Biologist Dr Chris Fulton and Masters student Mae Noble have spent time snorkelling in the Goobarragandra River, in the high country west of Canberra, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Murray Crayfish. Six years ago, this was an […]

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  • Why do you want to mess it up and slow it down? A Rivers of Carbon Community Conversation

    When it comes to rivers, creeks and wetlands that support wildlife, store carbon, produce clean water and improve agricultural productivity, science suggests that streams should be ‘messy’ and highly variable.  The Rivers of Carbon team are hosting a conversation about this topic with local landowners, river management scientists and wildlife experts on Wednesday 26 October […]

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  • Murrumbidgee Photo Exhibition – 26 Days

    A new exhibition opened on Thursday last week (1st September 2016) at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre. Entitled Murrumbidgee River – 26 Days, the exhibition marks 26 days of photographing the Murrumbidgee River and its environs. The photos were taken by two Canberra teachers, Alan Lee and Jonquil Mackey, who chose to capture the river as it travels […]

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