Australasian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network Conference, Adelaide 14-17 November 2023 – ‘AMSN 2023 – Living Coasts’.
Community members, environmental managers, interstate and international researchers will gather in Adelaide this week to celebrate, discuss and review the status of the natural ‘Living Coasts’ of the Australasian region. The 2023 Australasian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network (AMSN) conference will be opened by SA Environment Minister Dr Susan Close on Tuesday 14th Nov and is […]
Guest post and images by Dr Jasmin Packer, Research Fellow of the Environment Institute with the School of Biological Sciences. Enter Jasmin: Many thanks again to the Environment Institute for sponsorship of last week’s UoA-DEW Wetland Productivity Workshop. Workshop aim: The workshop aimed to bring together DEW’s wetland management experts with UoA to define productivity […]
A new study by the Environment Institute’s Dr Jasmin Packer has uncovered the biology of phragmites australis, a globally important plant native to the British Isles. Phragmites are a type of wetland reed, with phragmite australis being one of the most common. The reeds are vital to wildlife and conservation as they provide a nesting site for birds […]
Today is World Wetlands Day, and guest Blogger Anne Jensen tells us why the 2011 flood is cause for celebration for Murray-Darling Basin wetlands. Guest Post by Dr Anne Jensen, Dr Anne Jensen is an environmental consultant with extensive experience in natural resources management particularly relating to water issues and the environment. She is a […]