Category Archives: Murray-Darling Basin

Name the Plantings – Add to the growing list

For the last 3 years a large amount of resources have come into Lakes Communities including an enormous revegetation program to improve the health of this part of the Murray Darling River system. Planting is done by local people, employees, … Continue reading

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Ramsar Convention on Wetlands COP 11

It’s the year of Tourism for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, appropriately enough, and the recent 11th Conference of the Parties saw continued discussion on listed wetlands the world over. Reports etc. from the proceedings of the 11th Conference of … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day 2012

From the Lakes Hub’s World Wetlands Day Tour 2012: A great video from the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities:

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Release of the Draft Basin Plan

The draft Basin Plan has been released today, you can find the full document here: http://www.mdba.gov.au/draft-basin-plan as well as a “Plain English” version of the draft. Be sure to check out the links on the right side of that page to … Continue reading

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Why We Need Environmental Flows

Many thanks to a keen eyed reader, who found this great video from Dr. Colin Chartres, Director General of the International Water Management Institute, in which he talks about Environmental Flows.

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Voices of the Murray Darling

There is an opportunity to speak up for the rivers by signing the petition to Craig Knowles, Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Legislation regarding the water-sharing arrangements between the states of the Murray-Darling Basin will be presented to Federal … Continue reading

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Native Freshwater Fish

When: Wednesday 25 May at the Port Elliot RSL Hall, The Stand, Port Elliot Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start. Cost: The talk is free and suitable for all ages.

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