riparian restoration Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • 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. What is Rivers of Carbon? Rivers of Carbon is a ‘people program’ that builds on years of scientific research into how river and riparian zones function, combined with landholder experience and practical […]

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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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  • What is the best way to protect us from climate change? Save our ecosystems.

    When we think about climate change, we often think about building new infrastructure to keep the sea from lapping at our doors, or engineering new ways of moving water through drying landscapes, but in an insightful article James Watson and Tara Martin point out that if we look after our planet’s ecosystems they will look […]

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  • Does river restoration really work?

    Honours student Will Higgisson has been revisiting 10-year-old river restoration sites to ask whether our efforts are paying off in the long term. Rivers are hotspots of productivity and diversity in the Australian landscape, providing vital resources for plants and animals. Unfortunately many rivers in agricultural areas have been severely damaged by livestock, causing overgrazing, […]

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