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.

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.

Issue 45 Catching up with our Cultural Advisors

The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder’s (CEWH) Science Program funds the Flow Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (Flow–MER). Figure 1 Breakfast at Cafe Gali with everyone. Left to right: Jason Wilson, Paul Frazier, Kevin Knight, Kerrie Saunders, Tamara Kermode, Jane Humphries, Chrissy Jeffries. Photo credit unknown. Paul Frazier, Tamara Kermode, Jason Wilson, Jane Humphries and Chrissy Jeffries caught up with Cultural Advisors…

Did you know today is National Threatened Species Day?

The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder’s (CEWH) Science Program funds the Flow Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (Flow–MER). Figure 1 Vulnerable listed Black Falcon (Falco subniger) photographed in the Gwydir in November 2016. Photo credit Curtis Hayne. National Threatened Species Day is every year on September 7, the anniversary of the death of the last Tasmanian Tiger in 1936. The inaugural National…