Tag: Waterways

Ecological Restoration of Streams and Rivers: Shifting Strategies and Shifting Goals

Ecological Restoration of Streams and Rivers: Shifting Strategies and Shifting Goals

Ecological restoration has grown rapidly and now encompasses not only classic ecological theory but also utilitarian concerns, such as preparedness for climate change and provisioning of ecosystem services. Three dominant perspectives compete to influence the science and practice of river

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Let’s make Parramatta River swimmable again

Let's make Parramatta River swimmable again

The upper and mid reaches of Sydney’s iconic Parramatta River, which feeds Sydney Harbour, have become too polluted for swimming and other activities to continue. A new initiative aims to make the whole river swimmable again by 2025.

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What’s your nature? in Brisbane

Coordinated by SEQ Catchments, What’s your nature? aims to connect – both physically and mentally – the Brisbane community to their urban waterways through a range of projects to restore local creeks and green spaces.

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There once was a creek… Uncovering the lost creek of Rainworth, Rosalie and Milton

There once was a creek that began in the hills of Rainworth (Brisbane, Australia) and flowed through what is now Rosalie Village, where it mingled with a large swamp before winding its way through Milton to the Brisbane River. Though

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 – environmental information resources

The new Brisbane City Plan 2014 has been approved and has a commencement date of 30 June 2014. It will guide how land in Brisbane can be used and developed. Environmental information resources include biodiversity and waterways, natural hazards (including

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