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    Listen and look for carp ‘getting it on’ this Spring

    08 Oct 2018

    Spring is the season for love and carp are no exception. As the water temperature increases, so does the carp’s desire to breed and Waterwatch is urging people to report sightings of this pest species “getting it on” as part of their ‘Carp Love 20°C’ campaign.

    Food for black cockatoos

    14 Aug 2018

    Casuarinas and wattles will be planted at two ACT Healthy Waterways sites in Belconnen to provide more food sources for Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos.

    Bluey works for charity

    06 Jul 2018

    Have you seen Bluey working on the ACT Healthy Waterways site on Athllon Drive? For every hour Bluey works, owners Coopers Earthmoving donate $5 to beyondblue.

    Work begins on water quality projects in Woden

    10 May 2018

    Two new water quality projects in Woden will not only provide great green spaces for the local community but also improve the water quality in Yarralumla Creek.

    Mob's monthly ritual is good for our waterways

    09 May 2018

    Once a month a group of Canberrans get together to perform an important ritual – they collect rubbish. Armed with big bags, the Trash Mob picks up about three car boot loads of litter that would otherwise end up in our waterways.

    Carp out – natives in

    24 Jan 2018

    About two thousand fish (Murray cod and golden perch) have been released into Upper Stranger Pond in Isabella Plains to restore the native population following the removal of carp in 2017.

    Where is the ACT’s cleanest water?

    08 Jan 2018

    On the eastern slopes of the Brindabella Ranges, about 1,420 metres above sea level, you’ll find a trickle of water. It’s the source of Gibraltar Creek, the cleanest waterway in the ACT.

    Carp getting it on

    08 Jan 2018

    More than 35 sightings of spawning carp were recorded during spring as part of the Carp Love 20° campaign.

    ACT Healthy Waterways wins third award

    08 Jan 2018

    ACT Healthy Waterways has been recognised again for its innovative approach to planning during the first phase of the infrastructure project.

    ACT Government pleads with community – please don’t re-stock the pond!

    08 Jan 2018

    Free of carp and healthy. That’s the news from Upper Stranger Pond, upstream of Lake Tuggeranong, seven months after a pioneering carp eradication exercise.

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