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.

Call to Action – Murray Cod Stocking Project

This project has been supported by funding from the NSW Recreational Freshwater Fishing Trust and NSW DPI Fisheries. Figure 1 Bruce Downs with a Murray cod to be released into the river. Photo credit NSW DPI Fisheries. Recreational and Aboriginal cultural fishers are urged to help DPI researchers and fisheries managers assess the stocking of…

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…

No Baaka, No Baakandji!

Kevin, our Warrego-Baaka (Darling) Cultural Advisor, shared with us this song by Leroy Johnson. It delivers a powerful message from Leroy about the Baaka – the lifeblood of the Baakandji people.