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Latest news: Wetlands

World Wetlands Day in the ACT

World Wetlands Day, celebrated today, reminds Canberrans of the importance of wetlands to our environment, Shane Rattenbury MLA said.

Wetlands alive with birdlife after floods

Colonies of ibis, egrets, herons, swans and ducks have been observed breeding in wetlands across eastern Australia after record-breaking floods.

ACT’s first subsurface wetland to be built in Belconnen

In an effort to improve Lake Ginninderra water quality, the ACT’s first subsurface wetland could be built on one half of the Belconnen Oval.

World Wetlands Day: Canberrans take a walk on the wild side

Today is World Wetlands Day and a group of Canberrans celebrated with a guided walk through Jerrabomberra Wetlands as part of Landcare ACT's Wellbeing through Nature program.

Floating wetlands to clean up Yerrabi Pond

Yerrabi Pond will soon be home to Canberra’s second floating wetland, in a government scheme to clean up the lake.

Floating wetlands make a splash in Lake Tuggeranong

Floating wetlands have been launched (literally) in Lake Tuggeranong in a two-year trial to clean up blue-green algae.

Letter to the Editor: World Wetlands Day

Wetlands in NSW are disappearing at an alarming rate. According to government data, NSW had 110,000 hectares of wetlands in 2017.

Prescribed burns at Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Tidbinbilla today

Two prescribed burns are under way in Jerrabomberra Wetlands and Tidbinbilla today, aiming to reduce the fire hazard in the lead up to summer.

Plants of Goulburn Wetlands

Goulburn Wetlands, a transformed nature wonderland and community space, is home to many species of native plants including locally occurring species. The following plants lend themselves beautifully to backyard gardening: Pycnosorus globosa, fondly...

Goulburn Wetlands: A transformed space for the community

Goulburn Wetlands, established in 2010 and nurtured by Friends & Residents of Goulburn Swamplands (FROGS) Landcare Inc., is a beautiful city escape, giving visitors the opportunity to relax with nature. The area was...

Wetlands declared ‘endangered’

Unique wetlands in Namadgi National Park are now listed as ‘endangered’ to help protect native habitats and wildlife and the quality of ACT’s drinking water. ‘High Country Bogs and Associated Fens’ have been...

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