Peggy Svoboda has been helping Saltmarsh to recover on the Hunter River Estuary near Newcastle in NSW. This video outlines the significant benefits of the restoration project as a Ramsar site of significance for migratory shorebirds and the process of constructing saltmarsh communities. Contouring of the landscape, Juncus acutus removal and riparian restoration in the context of climate change are covered.
|Introduction||00:08 – 00:50|
|Introduction||00:50 – 01:25|
|Internationally significant shorebirds||1:30-3:16|
|Location of the project||3:16|
|Methods and results||7:07-7:59|
|Using Juncus kraussii on edges||13:51|
|Conversion to National Park||15:00|
|Historical reference information||16:04-18:26|
|Role of natural change||19:50|
|Climate change and planning||20:44-23:18|
Read More – Links
- Phoenix Flats rising from the Ash Island, Kooragang Wetland Rehabilitation Project, Hunter Valley, NSW
- Constructed Saltmarshes in two urban sites, Kooroowall Reserve and Gough Whitlam Park, Sydney, Australia
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