Striking Gold – Golden perch flows and spawning in the Lachlan River

by FLOW-MER • April 27, 2021
Striking Gold Golden perch flows and spawning in the Lachlan River Author: Lachlan Research Team As good rain fell in the upper Lachlan River catchment in spring 2020, excitement grew around a potential translucent flow through downstream river bends to benefit native fish. A translucent flow occurs in a regulated river system when a portion [...]

What do we mean by ecological resilience?

by Kate McKenna & Ross Thompson • April 2, 2021
Managing environmental water for ecological resilience Ecological systems are constantly disturbed by natural and human-induced changes to the environment. Ecological resilience is important to understand when managing environmental water flows. Different types of resilience Resilience can be defined in different ways depending on the context you are working within and the angle of approach. The [...]

Students from Barham Public School learning about aquatic bugs

Scientists inspire the next generation of water managers

by FLOW-MER • April 1, 2021
Scientists inspire the next generation of water managers Image: Students from Barham Public School attended one of the School Workshops that were held at the Western Murray Land Improvement Group Centre in Barham in December 2020 We know that seeing and experiencing is believing, so if we want to inspire future environmental water managers, we [...]


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