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AABR’s AGM Saturday 17/11/18

The date for AABR’s Annual General Meeting, (aka Awesome Get-together with Mates) will be held in the glorious Maiden Theatre at the Royal Botanic Gardens on Saturday 17th November from 10am-12. For this year’s AGM, AABR has secured guest speaker Maurizio Rossetto, PhD,Senior Principal Research Scientist, Manager Evolutionary Ecology (National Herbarium of NSW) & Honorary [...]

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Nominations Open – 2018 Albert Morris Award

The Albert Morris Award for an outstanding Ecological Restoration Project CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2018 The Albert Morris Award will be judged again this year -  and will be presented at the Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia dinner. This award commemorates the visionary work led by Albert Morris in creating the Broken Hill Regeneration reserves, commencing [...]

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AABR Big Scrub Bus Trip

Rocky Creek Dam rainforest restoration AABR is organising an outstanding charter bus trip to Lismore (with professional driver Graeme Steer) leaving Sydney Central on Thurs 20 Sept and returning Tues 25th Sept -- Limited to 10 people at this stage. (Early bird price ends end July)  The highlight will be a weekend field trip [...]

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Popes Glen Field Day Series outline

This video is an introduction to the inspiring story of Popes Glen Bushcare Group who against the odds has successfully put a willow-infested silt flat on the recovery trajectory towards an EEC, Blue Mountains Peat Swamp on Sandstone. The three videos in the series cover the topics of weeds, stormwater and revegetation and were filmed [...]

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Popes Glen Series – Weeds

The Popes Glen Bushcare Group utilise strong monitoring regimes and the process of adaptive management to inform the treatment of Willows, Privet, Pine trees and Ranunculus groundcover. By careful observation of the impact of their works they have become adept at reinforcing positive outcomes and considering the recovery trajectory of the site to ensure the [...]

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Popes Glen Series – Stormwater

Stormwater flows along the first kilometre of urban streams require energy and nutrient loads to be managed effectively to ensure the downstream integrity of the riparian systems can be maintained. The Popes Glen Bushcare Group, with the support of the Blue Mountains Council, have explored and implemented a variety of highly successful soft-engineering strategies to [...]

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Popes Glen Series – Revegetation

The Popes Glen Bushcare Group set up a vegetation trial to determine what plants would survive in the harsh conditions of the weed infested silt flat. Armed with a successful species list, funding was sought and thousands of plants planted. Bird surveys have informed the revegetation process with bird habitat thickets unintentionally created from weed [...]

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Learning Links

The Learning Links page contains lots of links to presentations from conferences and field days that align with the regenTV themes and support the learning resources. These videos have been produced by the event organisers. The presentations to date have been presented at the following conferences: Restore Regenerate Revegetate Conference 2017 – A Conference on [...]

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Scaling Up Learning Resources

In order to provide corridors of connectivity for fauna habitat needs and the ability for flora to migrate as a response to climate change and landscape fragmentation, large-scale linkage partnership projects have been Scaling Up. The worksheets explore landscape scale projects that are being implemented and provide numerous examples and links to further information to [...]

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Restoring underwater forests

Ziggy Marzinelli shares the world of underwater kelp forest recovery. A 70km aquatic restoration project was designed to reinstate Sydney’s Phyllospora comosa - Crayweed forests, a valuable recreational fishing asset as well as a key component of the kelp forest underwater ecosystem. Ziggy’s project successfully reintroduced the missing ecosystem component. In doing so he reinstated [...]

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