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Oct 21

Jason Wilson and Paul Frazier discuss the Warrego River’s Western Floodplain with Rod on 2WEB

A few months ago Jason Wilson from the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (CEWO) and Paul Frazier from 2rog jumped onto Radio 2WEB to discuss the Warrego River’s Western Floodplain in Toorale National Park, near Bourke. Click play to hear about flood events on the floodplain in recent years, cultural uses of the wetland plant, lignum (Wirnta in Kurnu-Baakandji) and much more.

 

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Oct 21

Wetland wildfire

In September 2019, a wildfire burnt sections of the Gingham Watercourse in the Gwydir Wetlands leaving in its wake roughly 1,600 ha of black scorched earth (Fig 1). We were intrigued about how inundation may influence post-fire regeneration of these wetlands so we devised an experiment to learn more.

Click here to read Issue no. 18 – Wetland wildfire

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Sep 21

We’d like you to meet Kevin and Liz

2rog and UNE are piloting a program to welcome Cultural Advisors to the Gurnu-Baakandji (Warrego-Darling) and the Gomeroi (Gwydir) Selected Area Flow-MER teams. Employing the knowledge and skills of advisors from each area, we are fortunate to welcome Kevin & Liz to the team.

Learn more about Liz

Learn more about Kevin

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Sep 21

Read Kevin’s story – our Gurnu-Baakandji Cultural Advisor

Kevin Knight is our newly appointed Gurnu-Baakandji (Warrego-Darling) Selected Area Cultural Advisor. This role is a pilot program to help to guide communication and engagement with Traditional Owners in the country of the Gurnu-Baakandji People. Kevin will help us to listen and learn from First Nation communities. Read Kevin’s story here.

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Sep 21

Read Liz’s Story – our Gomeroi Selected Area Cultural Advisor

Liz Taylor is our newly appointed Gomeroi (Gwydir) Selected Area Cultural Advisor. This role sits within a pilot project to help guide communication and engagement with Traditional Owners in the land of the Gomeroi People. Read Liz’s story here.

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Sep 21

Hear from Kevin – our Gurnu-Baakandji Selected Area Cultural Advisor

Kevin Knight is our newly appointed Gurnu-Baakandji (Warrego-Darling) Selected Area Cultural Advisor. This role is a pilot program to help to guide communication and engagement with Traditional Owners in the country of the Gurnu-Baakandji People. Kevin will help us to listen and learn from First Nation communities.

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Sep 21

Hear from Liz – our Gomeroi Selected Area Cultural Advisor

Liz Taylor is our newly appointed Gomeroi (Gwydir) Selected Area Cultural Advisor. This role sits within a pilot project to help guide communication and engagement with Traditional Owners in the land of the Gomeroi People. Liz will help us to listen and learn from First Nation communities.

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Aug 21

Water for the Environment – 2021-22 Planning Overview

The Commonwealth Environmental Water Office is planning their use of water for the environment in 2021-22. Click HERE to read the northern Murray-Darling Basin planning overview.

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