News

On these pages, we highlight recent events or articles that will be of interest to readers.

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. was held at the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, Shepparton on Wednesday 26 October 2016. read more
Aboriginal Water Values.  The Glenelg River starts in the Victoria Valley of the Grampians Mountain Ranges and runs for over 500 kilometres to the Southern Ocean. read more
In January 2014, the Victorian Government announced that the Glenelg Hopkins CMA will use its winnings from the Australian Riverprize to complete the documentation to nominate the Glenelg Estuary and Long Swamp Wetland Complex as the next Victorian Ramsar site. read more
Riverbank erosion works in the Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers, Tasmania Established in 2008, NRM North’s Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers (TEER) Program is a regional partnership between the statutory agencies responsible for waterway management. read more
It finally happened yesterday. We are delighted to introduce you to Vin, another Coleambally local, caught and released in a rice crop. This booming male Australasian Bittern has joined Robbie and become the second member of the exclusive Tracking Bunyip Birds club. read more
Just a few kilometres from the South Australian border, on the Murray River, two landholders are managing their wetlands specifically for the protection of the southern bell frog. read more
Not far from the bustling streets of Brisbane, the Hays Inlet area features wetland and estuarine habitats dominated by intertidal mudflats, mangroves, saltmarsh and coastal bushland. read more
What do tadpoles eat? It may seem a simple question, but the answer could play an important role in deciding when, and how often, local wetlands receive water. read more
An invitation to the opening of the Native Dog Swamp TSR Wetlands Project. read more
The health of red gum forests in southern NSW is improving with recent monitoring showing a growing population of yellow-footed antechinus at home on the floodplains. read more
Australia’s small-bodied native freshwater fish populations have dramatically decreased in recent years, with many populations and some species facing extinction. In response, Murray Local Land Services (Murray LLS) have developed the Small-Bodied Native Fish project, read more
Investment Round 3 of the Murray Wetland Carbon Storage Project is now open.  Murray LLS, in partnership with Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group, are seeking landholders interested in rehabilitating wetlands from the Local Government Areas of read more
The Australasian Bittern is a globally endangered waterbird that we know little about. It has recently been discovered that large numbers use the rice crops of the Riverina area in New South Wales. It's an unusual situation, with agriculture read more
The 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. was held at Quest Albury, Albury (NSW) on Thursday 23 October 2014. read more
You're invited to apply for wetland management funding for 2014/15. The MDWWG and Murray LLS are seeking landholders interested in rehabilitating wetlands on their properties read more
Just announded: two exciting opportunities associated with the 2014 Riversymposium (to be held 15 to 18 September at The National Convention Centre, Canberra). read more
The May 2014 edition of RipRap features an article on the partnership project between Murray LLS and MDWWG. read more
The BMEET team have produced their first newsletter to keep Traditional Owners and the local community informed about the Ranger activities at Fletchers Lake (NSW). They will publish this newsletter every two months. read more
Issue No. 24 of Wetlands Australia was published in February 2014 and features an article by MDWWG and the Murray Local Land Services. read more
Free Family Fun Day, Sunday 30 March 2014, 10am to 4pm at Apex Park, Lake Mulwala (Inglis Street, Mulwala). read more
Wetland ecosystems are of material and cultural importance to Indigenous people: many have profound cultural significance and values. Based at Charles Sturt University (Albury or Wagga Wagga) the successful applicant will also work with project staff from Murray Local Land Services. read more
The third edition of "Wetlands Watch: A field guide for monitoring wetlands in the southern Murray-Darling Basin" is now available to purchase. An Order Form has been uploaded at: http://www.murraydarlingwetlands.com.au/publications/wetlandswatch3.asp read more
A video was taken on Tuesday 10 December 2013 to record the starting of the pump to deliver environmental water to Fletchers Creek. The video has been uploaded onto our YouTube channel. read more
Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. have hosted two VIP's during the week. Brian Richter (Director of Global Freshwater Strategies; Global Freshwater Program The Nature Conservancy USA) and David Papps (Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder) visited wetland sites read more

New Director for MDWWG

Congratulations to Mr Vin Byrnes - inaugural Honorary Life Member of MDWWG

2013 Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. AGM Highlights

Planting around Farm Dams

Pooling local knowledge

Wetland resilience - Bottle Bend

The 20th anniversary of the NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group