Catch up on our project news with the Floodplain Babbler!

The fifth edition of the Floodplain Babbler is now online. Stay up to date with our project news!

Floodplain heroes – Meet Shannon O’Brien, the owner of Murray River Adventures in Cohuna

Meet Shannon O’Brien, as he shares his love of Gunbower Forest, kayaking and bringing more people on board to protect our floodplains.

VMFRP fact sheet now available in 8 languages!

The VMFRP fact sheet has been translated into 8 languages so that culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities can access project information.

Read all about it in the Floodplain Babbler!

The fourth edition of the Floodplain Babbler is now online. Named after the noisy and gregarious Babbler bird, this quarterly newsletter will keep you updated on our planned work to restore nine much-loved Murray River floodplains.

Floodplain heroes – Bringing back the bittern at Murrabit West

Our floodplain heroes series features local people doing amazing work to restore floodplain spaces along the Murray River. Meet Ken and Jill Hooper who are returning their property at Murrabit West to a series of wetlands surrounded by bushland and open grasses.

Meet the team – Susan Saris

Say hello to Susan Saris, the Environment Team Leader at VMFRP project partner, Lower Murray Water! Susan’s two passions are walking and canoeing and she loves getting out onto the floodplains.

Birds flock to Murray River floodplain wetlands across northern Victoria

Birds are flocking to Murray River floodplain wetlands across northern Victoria following recent deliveries of environmental water. Hattah Lakes, Gunbower Forest and Lake Wallawalla are just some of the wetlands benefitting from environmental water ‘top ups’ , helping them spring back to life.

Meet the team – Tim Nitschke

Tim is responsible for making sure that water gets delivered efficiently to all his customers. When he’s not working with water, he can be found relaxing on the water – Tim is a keen fisher and can often be seen around the Kerang Lakes on a weekend.

Floodplain heroes – Meet Braeden Lampard from OzFish

Read our floodplain heroes series about local residents doing amazing things to restore and maintain floodplain health along the Murray River. Meet Braeden Lampard, OzFish Program Manager for the Murray–Darling Basin.

Field in Focus presentation series now online

Our Field in Focus series is designed to give the community some early insights into the work and observations of some of our specialists. Watch the first of our technical presentations.