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Lachlan

From little things…

by Adam Kerezy • November 8, 2023
From Little Things... The evolution of environmental education in the mid-Lachlan By Adam Kerezsy | Lachlan Monitoring Evaluation and Research (MER) Program I became involved with the communication and engagement component of the FlowMER program in the Lachlan following returning to my home in Lake Cargelligo following an extended period working in western Queensland. That [...]

Needle in a haystack – A chance discovery of one of the Murray-Darling Basin’s endangered fish has been made in the lower Lachlan

by Adam Kerezy • August 7, 2023
Needle in a haystack A chance discovery of one of the Murray-Darling Basin’s endangered fish has been made in the lower Lachlan By Adam Kerezsy | Lachlan Monitoring Evaluation and Research (MER) Program The Olive perchlet – a small, transparent and carnivorous fish – is listed as an endangered species in western New South Wales, [...]

Pelican colony on the water at Ballyroggan (Lake Brewseter). Photo credit: Mal Carnegie

Providing opportunities for connection: Ballyroggan (Lake Brewster) weir pool and inflow wetland

by FLOW-MER • February 1, 2023
Providing opportunities for connection: Ballyroggan (Lake Brewster) weir pool and inflow wetland Authors: Joanne Lenehan (Flow-MER and DPE), Eddie Vagg and Cherylee Kirby. Banner Image: Pelican colony on the water at Ballyroggan (Lake Brewster). Photo credit: Mal Carnegie, Lake Cowal Foundation and DPE EHG.  The authors acknowledge the invaluable contribution of Lachlan locals, Adam Kerezsy, [...]

Getting out on-Country the best way to inspire our next generation of freshwater ecologists

by Will Higgisson and Adam Kerezsy • April 26, 2022
Getting out on-Country the best way to inspire our next generation of freshwater ecologists By Dr Will Higgisson and Dr Adam Kerezsy  There is no better place to learn about the environment than being out on-Country. It’s even better when you get to jump into the river and have a swim when all the work [...]

Monitoring at Moon Moon – diverse vegetation and poems about tiger snakes!

by Will Higgisson • October 7, 2021
Monitoring at Moon Moon: diverse vegetation and poems about tiger snakes! Author: Will Higgisson Over the past six years of monitoring, the Lachlan selected area has had the greatest diversity of plants recorded of all seven selected areas across the Murray-Darling Basin with a whopping 359 species recorded. This is quite an achievement considering that [...]

Pelagic fishes of the Lachlan: what do dolphins and hardyheads have in common?

by Adam Kerezy • September 22, 2021
Pelagic fishes of the Lachlan: What do dolphins and hardyheads have in common? Author: Adam Kerezsy The depths of a river are home to a diverse range of creatures that have evolved over time to specific conditions; some live in dark and oxygen-poor river floors, others in light and oxygen-rich environments. Each species has adapted [...]

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 [...]

‘Up the Creek’ with ‘Down the Track’ – investing in the next generation of ecologists

by FLOW-MER • November 2, 2020

How our Flow-MER researchers get ‘undone’ by the beauty of the places we care about

by FLOW-MER • September 16, 2020

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