Shoalhaven Riverwatch Incorporated
Where are we?
Membership of Riverwatch
Items of Interest
Clean Up River Campaigns
Working with Government
Working with Local Communities
Media News Items
Strategic River Management Plan
Severe Bank Erosion on Bolong Road
Shoalhaven Heads River Entrance
New Local Land Services Department
Boat Ramp at Bamarang Not Approved
Canoe Ramp at Bamarang
Expanded Sand Dredging at Terara
Environmental Water Flows
Media News Items
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03Jul29 Bushfires and floods deposit silt and ash at Shoalhaven Riverwatch mangrove nursery.
22Apr20 HMAS Albatross and Jervis Bay Range might be included in PFAS class actions
11May20 Understanding factors limiting oyster reef recovery in NSW
Mar20 Hugh Clean Up Australia Day Haul for Shoalhaven Riverwatch press release.
21Jan20 Mangroves to revitalise and sustain the Hawkesbury River
9-10 Oct19 Bolong Working Bee
16Sep19: Lockheed Martin company, Sikorsky Australia, working with Shoalhaven City Council over PFAS contaminate waste water discharge
2Sep19: Sydney to suck more water from Shoalhaven River as dam levels dive.
17May19: EPA: 100,000 litres of PFAS contaminated waste water discharged into the Shoalhaven River on 16 May 2019.
30Apr19: Riverwatch Working Bee at Bamarang 29-30 April 2019
27Mar19: Shoalhaven Riverwatch continues its important environmental work
27Feb19: Shoalhaven Riverwatch members tackle islands as part of Clean Up Australia Day
18Feb19: Shoalhaven Riverwatch set for a busy 2019
17Dec18: Riverwatch Shoalhaven host last working bee for 2018
08May18: Yowaka River sand sausage working bee
08May18: Shoalhaven Riverwatch takes its skills to Pambula
06Mar18:Shoalhaven Riverwatch's massive clean up operation
19Feb18:Warnings over Shoalhaven River fish stay in place as PFAS investigations continue
23Jan18:Shoalhaven Riverwatch puts down first roots for 2018
13Nov17: Shoalhaven Riverwatch honoured for innovative sand sausage design
10Nov17: Shoalhaven Sand Sausage used at Riversdale Video.
Autumn 2017: South Coast Style article "Restoring the Soul of the Shoalhaven River"
25May17 Riverwatch signs off for winter break
09Mar17 Shoalhaven Riverwatch volunteers do their bit for Clean Up Australia
Legendary Shoalhaven environmentalist Charlie Weir releases his latest tadpole brood
15Dec 16 Steve Poltz to shine at Riverwatch Shoalhaven concert
14Nov16 Shoalhaven Riverwatch volunteers have relaunched founder Charlie Weir’s boat after a facelift.
25Oct16 Riverwatch impresses at festival.
30Sep16 Shoalhaven Riverwatch host first workshop for the season
24Jun16 Libs promise to stabalise Shoalhaven River at Bolong
02May16 Shoalhaven River banks at Bomaderry stabilised thanks to Shoalhaven Riverwatch and Green Army
07Apr16 Shoalhaven Riverwatch raise funds to continue bank stabilisation.
07Mar16 Shoalhaven river banks overflowing with rubbish
26Feb16 Free mangroves for landholders.
08Feb16 Mangroves set to flourish under Riverwatch.
20Jan16 Grant set to help Riverwatch.
01Nov15 Hawkesbury River community divided on whether wakeboarding causes erosion
28Oct15 Charlie's Laughing all the way to the bank.
28Oct15 Shoalhaven Superheroes nominated for recognition.
4Aug15 Riverwatch elects its new committee
28Jul15 Busy bees bag up banks of the Shoalhaven
Charlie Calls It A Day
05May15 River Mascot Competition
17Jun14 Mangrove men slow tide of erosion
02Apr14 River Festival Call Out
28Feb2014 Big dry hits Shoalhaven River
25Feb14 Clean Up Australia Day (No say in photo used)
27Jun13 Shoalhaven River Flooding Photographs
19Apr13 Shoalhaven River Erosion threatens Bolong Road
19Apr13 Coalition Says 'Green Army' May Invade Shoalhaven River
25Nov12 Oyster Coast is proving to be a pearler
28Oct12 River Festival Photos
25Jul12 Funds help oyster farmers remove toxic infrastructure
30May12 Shoalhaven draft Local Environmental Plan
08Apr12 Oyster Farmers Vow to keep it clean.
11Mar12 Next Big Flood
21Dec11 Old Man River Recognised by NSW Maritime
21Dec11 New Riverwatch Boat
30Mar11 Hay Bales in River after flood.
11Mar11 National Green Jobs Corp
04Mar11 Cleaning Up the River
24Feb11 Clean Up Australia Day Video. (Courtesy of Win TV)
20Feb11 Wakeboarders are awake to river erosion
15Dec10 Love the River Campaign
12Nov10 Marina Plans
27Jul09 Landcare Award
10Nov08 Environmental River Flows
03Nov08 Water Transfers to Sydney
03Nov08 Shoalhaven River Safe Boating Plan
01Oct08 Improving waterway health
Slime alarm prompts calls for action
03Sep08 Urban running hurting River
14Jul08 Halt to River restoration work
11Jul08 Navy aids work on Numbaa Island
Acid spill costs Nowra company $100,000
Lack of Council support for River Management Plan
2007 Ski Management on Shoalhaven River
2007 Shoalhaven River Estuary Management Plan
Public urged to help tackle slimy mangroves
25Feb04 Kemp Announces $17M for South Coast Green Projects
03Sep03 Mangrove Man Wins Top Landcare Award
02Sep03 Singing praises of our Old Man River
11Aug03 Seeds of Sustainability to be planted in more farmers' minds.
Aug2003 Meet Shoalhaven Mangrove Man
2003 National Landcare Awards
02Jan2003 River Sharks rare BUT there !!!
Apr 2002 Riverwatch received Natural Heritage Trust Grant to Study Shoalhaven River
2002 Giving Our Land A Hand Booklet
2001 Bank Restoration Bolong
2001 Flood Gates Grant
Nov2001-Using Science to Fight acid sulphate soil
2001 Natural Heritage Trust
Sep1999 New Focus on Shoalhaven River
Sep 1999 Management Plan Needed for River. SCR Editorial
Apr 1999 Concern about Shoalhaven River Banks
Apr 1999 Natural Heritage Trust Grant
Feb 1999 Shoalhaven River Under Threat from Jet Boat
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