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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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Grazing management around waterholes at Kathleen Springs, Wattarka National Park, NT

On a recent road trip from Alice Springs to Uluru i came across an information board at Kathleen Springs in the Wattarka National Park that caught my attention.  The information board noted that when the area was used for cattle … 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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