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From wasteland to wetland: creating a community ecological resource from waste water in regional New South Wales

Tennant-Wood, Robin


In areas where rivers have been altered and regulated through dams, the effect on wetland ecosystems can lead to 'wastage' of the land as natural systems are destroyed. In response to the effects of streamflow regulation on a wetland near the city of Albury, on the Murray River, the development of the Wonga Wetlands and associated site rehabilitation addresses two key issues: wasteland and waste water. A Community Advisory Committee has been actively and directly involved in the project,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Local Environment: the international journal of justice and sustainability
DOI: 10.1080/1354983042000288049


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