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Jan 24

Issue 55 The Guwayda Newsletter for Quarter 2 (October – December 2023)

Check out our report for monitoring in the Guwayda (Gwydir) over September to December 2023.
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Jan 24

Issue 53 A waterbird survey at the Guwayda Warrambools

Jeremy Shrubb, who works as an environmental consultant for 2rog Consulting, recently visited the Guwayda Warrambools (Gwydir Wetlands) for a waterbird survey. It was quite dry and waterbird numbers were low, but there was still plenty of other wildlife.
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Dec 23

Issue 52 My Flow-MER PhD – How wetland food webs respond to environmental watering in the Gwydir Wetlands

Newly titled Dr Lindsey Frost recently completed her PhD investigating how warrambool (wetland) food webs respond to environmental watering in the beautiful Guwayda Warrambools (Gwydir Wetlands). In this issue, Lindsey shares her experience of completing her PhD.
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Dec 23

Issue 51 Gwydir First Nations Environmental Water Group Second Gathering

The Gwydir First Nations Environmental Water Group gathered for their second meeting on Sunday December 10th. The group has been recently established to provide a platform for Aboriginal people to have a voice and participate in environmental water management, programs and decision-making for the Gwydir Catchment. Read more about the group here.
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Dec 23

Issue 50 Meet my Microbugs

Dr Ivor Growns is a Research Fellow and a member of the University of New England’s Flow-MER team. Ivor investigates how aquatic ecosystems respond to Commonwealth water for the environment delivered to the Warriku (Warrego) and Guwayda Warrambools (Gwydir Wetlands). Read about his favourite microbugs here.
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Nov 23

Issue 49 Guwayda Snapshot of the 2022-23 Water Year

Conditions throughout the 2022-23 water year (July 2022 – June 2023) were relatively wet. Within the Lower Guwayda and Gingham systems an estimated 60,000 nests were recorded of various waterbird species. Warrambool (wetland) vegetation continued to respond favourably to the wet conditions, however native fish populations have remained in poor conditions. Read the details in this issue.
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Nov 23

Issue 48 Warriku-Baaka Snapshot of the 2022-23 Water Year

The Warriku-Baaka (Warrego-Darling) Selected Area has had a lot of things happening in the 2022-23 water year, with good flows through the system, breeding of Kularku (Brolga) and lots of monitoring. Read all about it here.
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Nov 23

Issue 47 Threatened species in the Guwayda Warrambools

The Guwayda Warrambools (Gwydir Wetlands) are recognised as internationally important and host a variety of significant waterbird species. Read here to learn all about them.
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