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Wetlands Australia: national wetlands update 2004

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Beard A
  • Publisher: Wetlands Australia
  • ISBN: 0642549656
  • Country: Australia

This issue of Wetlands Australia highlights the achievements in wetlands conservation and management in 2003, and outlines the activities for 2004. Stories featured in this edition include snapshots of the BHP Billiton sponsored 'Revive our Wetlands' project, integrating wetlands management in broader natural resource management (NRM) regional planning and implementation processes, monitoring the Dalhousie Springs wetland SA, landholder participation in wetland management in the Clarence River catchment NSW, the Great Barrier Reef Wetlands Protection Programme, community involvement in managing Fiveborough and Tuckerbil Swamps in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) NSW, wetland and forest water management in the Barmah-Willewa forest NSW/Vic, the 'Living Murray' project, the Manly Lagoon NSW community project, the Ramsar plan for Banrock Station Wetland complex SA, the Townsville Town Common Qld, incentives for landholders to return drained wetlands to fish habitat, issues in mangrove and saltmarshes management, waterbird conservation and ecology, the 'Living Wetlands' fund, and progress in protecting the Murray-Darling Basin's wetlands.

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