Two New Publications on the Value of Mangroves
Wetlands International has released two new publications on the value of mangroves:
The role of mangroves in fisheries enhancement and
Mangroves for Coastal Defence: Guidelines for coastal managers & policy makers.
Have you heard of Blue Carbon?
Check out these webpages:
Blue Carbon Portal
The Blue Carbon Initiative
2nd Edition of Mangrove Booklet
Description: The initial draft is available at Mangrove Planting.
River Educational CDROM
Description: In 2002 Riverwatch received funding from the NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources for the production of the Lower Shoalhaven River CDROM titled “Panoramic Tour of the Lower Shoalhaven River” and two Teaching Packs (Primary, Secondary) which included researching and compiling/editing content, design and computer programming and supply of CD ROM/Teaching Packs ready for distribution.
The work was contracted to PrezOz Computer Services and the material was collected and collated by Jim Wallace.
Please contact Riverwatch on our Contacts Webpage if you would like further information.
Duration: 2002 to 2004.
First Mangrove Booklet
Description: This booklet focuses on the use of the Gray Mangrove as an essential plant for tidal riverbank restoration in south-eastern Australia. Included are details on seed collection, germination, planting and protecting mangroves gained from extensive trials by Charlie Weir and Shoalhaven Riverwatch.
Mangrove Watch, a new monitoring program
that partners mangrove scientists and community participants. Click on the Mangrove Watch link.