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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rivers of Carbon – Yass District Linkages says thankyou to landholders

    In 2014 we were awarded a grant by the NSW Environmental Trust to restore habitat and connectivity along the Yass River.  This month we finish the project and held a morning tea for the landholders involved to say a big THANKYOU for being part of our project.  This photo shows the smiling faces of the […]

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  • Scottsdale Community Planting

    Here is another opportunity for you to help us create fabulous biodiverse riparian zones!   This is a wonderful chance to get involved in the first Greening Australia planting of the year, at a site overlooking the Murrumbidgee River where we are creating habitat for endangered fish such as the Macquarie perch and Trout cod. […]

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  • A beaut day at Bumbalong assessing pasture and river health

    On a beautiful morning with a big blue sky, I drove out from my home in Canberra to the Bumbalong Valley, just near Breadbo on the New South Wales Southern Tablelands, for a pasture and river health field day.  Rivers of Carbon co-hosted the event with South East Local Land Services and the Cooma-Monaro Shire […]

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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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  • Southern Pygmy Perch breeding in Pudman Creek!

    Luke Pearce from Fisheries NSW got in touch with Lori to report that recent sampling in Pudman Creek has found that the stocked population of the threatened Southern Pygmy Perch are doing well and breeding. The survey captured several juvenile fish which is a clear indication that the fish have successfully bred in Pudman Creek […]

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  • Great start to Rivers of Carbon

    As we put in our Progress Report on our first nine months, we are feeling excited about the six landholders who have worked with us to complete the application, assessment and agreement process.  We have another eight in the ‘pipeline’, and a waiting list which is a brilliant result. We will feature more details about […]

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