Events Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • 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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  • Collector Pumpkin Festival – a great day out

    Mary and I had a lovely day at the Collector Pumpkin Festival, speaking with locals and enjoying the gorgeous sunshine.  We thought you might enjoy looking at the world through ‘pumpkin coloured glasses’.  The photo above is of our ‘Scary Crow’ entry of ‘Raving River Girl’ – thanks to Gigi and Heidi for helping me […]

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  • RoC Community Conversation: Why do you want to mess it up and slow it down – Part Two

    Following such a great response to our ‘Mess it up and slow it down’ workshop in Goulburn last October, we are delighted that Margie Fitzpatrick has invited the Rivers of Carbon community to her beautiful property ‘Australind’, to see the range of ways she has ‘messed it up and slowed water down’. Along with Margie, […]

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

    We were delighted with how this event ran as it was a great success – to get an update on the day and watch our film, please follow this link: 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 […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2016 Riverprize Finalists Announced

    Three outstanding finalists from Spain and the United States are in the running for the 2016 Theiss International Riverprize. A big congratulations goes to the teams working in the Segura (Spain), Elwha (USA) and Niagara (USA) Rivers! The initiatives that have helped these teams reach the final stage are incredible. We thought that we would […]

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