improving water quality Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • Wetlands five times more efficient at reducing nitrate than the best land-based conservation practices….

    We came across this interesting article that adds further weight to the value of wetlands in our agricultural and urban environments… The agricultural regions of the U.S. Midwest have a problem with excess nitrate from crop fertiliser making its way into rivers and streams through subsurface drainage channels and agricultural ditches.  High nitrate concentrations in waterways are harmful […]

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  • Matt Herring: ‘Better water – better life’

    On the 11th & 12th of March 2016, Matt Herring will be presenting a workshop entitled ‘Better water – better life’. Matt is one of Australia’s leading freshwater ecologists and is an expert in creating ‘quality water’ on working farms. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the link between better water and better animal […]

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