Fun community field day at the river

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A  community event to share knowledge and learn about river and wetland monitoring and research in the Edward/Kolety-Wakool river system.

  • Welcome to Country around campfire at 11:00 am
  • Look at water bugs and fish larvae under a microscope
  • Demonstration of drones used to assess riverbanks and vegetation
  • DPI Fisheries monitoring and research display
  • Learn about turtle monitoring and conservation
  • Meet scientists and Kolety Werkul Rangers involved in river monitoring
  • Learn about Ramsar wetlands and environmental water
  • Hands-on water quality activity, and more!

Free entry and Free BBQ lunch and afternoon tea provided. 

Event organised by Charles Sturt University, Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre, Murray-Darling Wetlands Working Group, Werai Land and Water Aboriginal Corporation, Streamology, Edward-Wakool Angling Association, Murray Local Land Services, NSW DPI Fisheries, NSW Planning and Environment, La Trobe University, Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment.

Period24 May 2022

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TitleEdward/Kolety-Wakool Community Field Day
LocationFour Post Campsite, Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia
Period28 May 2022 → 28 May 2022


  • rivers
  • community engagement
  • environmental water
  • monitoring
  • research
  • environmental education