Issue 59 Meet this species featuring burraalga and kularku

Brolgas, like most waterbirds, will go with the flows, preferring shallower waters where they can search for vegetation and plant matter. For water regulated systems such as the Gwydir and Mehi, Commonwealth water for the environment plays a vital role in encouraging this species to call the area home. Read more about this incredible waterbird here.

Issue 56 Meet this species featuring wirlu-wirlu

The eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis), called the wirlu-wirlu by the Kurnu-Baakandji, has the second most toxic venom of any snake in the world. This species of brown snake can be found in both the Warreg-Darling and Gwydir Selected Areas. In this story we highlight some interesting facts about this venomous species.

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…