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The Riparian Project team is featured in the CSL 2011 Annual Review

For The Riparian Project, see pages 38 & 39. Click on the link below for the full story and other exciting projects from alumni from The Centre for Sustainability Leadership. The Centre for Sustainability Leadership – 2011 Annual Review  

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Dr. Annie Bolitho’s article on the Murray Darling Basin that discusses The Riparian Project

Australia Policy Online (05 December 2011) – Dr. Annie Bolito looks at some of the creative ways of resolving issues around the Murray Darling Basin.  She discusses The Riparian Project in the article: http://apo.org.au/commentary/stirring-sediment-murray-darling-basin  

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Victorian Environmental Assessment Council Recommendation – Victorian Government “supports in principle”

Last week the Government said that it “supports in principle” the recommendation of the Victorian Environment Assessment Council that within the next 10 years, 75% of riparian crown land should be managed primarily for biodiversity and water quality. They had … Continue reading

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Fencing for Healthy Rivers – DSE Victoria

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RMIT School of Art Newsletter – TRP is mentioned

See Page 14 – The Riparian Project is briefly mention for it’s RMIT SEEDS award in December 2010.  Plus there a number of other projects worth noting in the newsletter. RMIT School of Art Newsletter (September 2011)

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The Age article – Public health fears rise as cows lay waste to rivers

Along with river health and a multitude of other environmental impacts, unrestricted livestock grazing (not just limited to cows) leads to a number of threats to human health.  The Age briefly covers some of the story here. Public health fears … Continue reading

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VNPA’s Riverside Rescue Report

This report was produced as part of the Victoria National Parks Association’s Nature Conservation Review project with support from the Dara Foundation, Sidney Myer Fund, Ian Potter Foundation, the Environment Defenders Office (Vic), School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, and … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung in the Yea Wetlands…take a day trip.

Spring has sprung in the Yea Wetlands.  The frogs and birds confirm it.  Jen spent Thursday afternoon capturing footage for the public art concept sketches.  The design brief is almost finished (just polishing up a few details).  Now that the … Continue reading

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Yea Wetlands Dinner Presentation

Friends of the Yea Wetlands invited Amanda, Nicola and Jen to a dinner to speak about our passion for river health and The Riparian Project.  Amanda contextualise the issue of livestock grazing in riparian zones and along rivers; Nicola spoke … Continue reading

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