The Rivers and Water Quality sub-program of Land Water & Wool.
Summarises the aims and objectives of the LWW River and Water Quality research sub-program. Provides in-depth information about waterways on farming properties, rainfall extremes, knowledge and experience, incorporating science into farming, and snapsho
A simple and accurate assessment of the health of riparian areas in the mid-north of Tasmania is now available, with the Rapid Appraisal of Riparan Condition (RARC) method adapted for local conditions.
The Rapid Appraisal of Riparian Condition assesses the ecological condition of riparian habitats using indicators that reflect functional aspects of the physical, community and landscape features of the riparian zone. It was developed by the Rivers Program of LWA and has been rigorously tested across Australia. This version of the Rapid Appraisal of Riparian Condition has been tailored for the sheep wheat regions of South Australia.
Introduces woolgrowers to the issues associated with managing rivers, streams and creeks on farm. Quotes and the experiences of other woolgrowers ensure the document has a ‘real life’ feel and places river management within the context of a wool enterpr
Aims to help woolgrowers and those that work with them in sheep wheat areas, to improve and protect the health of water courses and riparian land on their farms, as well as to minimise the impacts of wool production on water quality and stream health. The aim is to use improved management to achieve both environmental and productive benefits. It also provides information about how these requirements can be incorporated into farm design and wool production operations. The publication provides a (more)...
This Guide aims to help woolgrowers and those that work with them in high rainfall areas, to improve and protect the health of water courses and riparian land on their farms, as well as to minimise the impacts of wool production on water quality and strea
Case studies on how woolgrowers are successfully managing rivers, streams and creeks on their properties
The 10 woolgrowers featured in this Insights publication value the creeks, stream or rivers on their farm, and manage them as different, yet integrated parts of their wool enterprise. Case 1: River focus inspires landscape rebirth Mark and Anna Gubbins -
Summarises information about in-stream wetlands and their management, so that woolgrowers can make informed decisions about what to do on their own property. This booklet includes definitions of basic terms, importance of waterways and wetlands, case stu
Summarises information about gullies, their prevention and management, so that woolgrowers can make informed decisions about what to do on their own property. It is based on information from the LWW Rivers NSW regional project on gully erosion.
When you walk along your stream or creek bank it is often hard to know what to look at to assess whether your waterway is healthy. This quick and easy checklist will help you to work out the health of the streams or creeks running through your property by