Shoalhaven Riverwatch Incorporated
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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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Jul 23 The Shoalhaven Riverwatch mangrove nursery is one of a kind - here's how it became a runaway success.
May 23 Shoalhaven-grown mangroves are repairing Georges River coastline, south of Sydney.
Mar 23 Work Continues to create island wildlife refuges.
Nov 22 Shoalhaven City Council's new impounding powers
May 22 Shoalhaven volunteers set for a $1.5M boost to continue improving health of rivers.
May 22 Mangroves killed during Black Summer bushfires near Batemans Bay are not growing back
Feb22 Shoalhaven Riverwatch members plant 250 lomandras and sedges along Shoalhaven River
Feb22 Bolong Road Fishing Platform Interpretive Memorial Sign
Jul21 How mangroves have improve the river
Jun21 Minnamurra River Working Bee
May21 Shoalhaven Riverwatch founder passes away aged in his 90s
Mar21 Riverwatch and Fulton Hogan partner for Clean Up Australia Day on Shoalhaven River
Jan21 Butt Out! Volunteers step up to combat Shoalhaven litter scourge
Nov20 Riverwatch Working Bee at our Mangrove Nursery
Oct20 Riverwatch and Fulton Hogan partner for first working bee of 2020
Jul29 Bushfires and floods deposit silt and ash at Shoalhaven Riverwatch mangrove nursery.
Apr20 HMAS Albatross and Jervis Bay Range might be included in PFAS class actions
May20 Understanding factors limiting oyster reef recovery in NSW
Mar20 Hugh Clean Up Australia Day Haul for Shoalhaven Riverwatch press release.
Jan20 Mangroves to revitalise and sustain the Hawkesbury River
Bolong Working Bee
: Lockheed Martin company, Sikorsky Australia, working with Shoalhaven City Council over PFAS contaminate waste water discharge
: Sydney to suck more water from Shoalhaven River as dam levels dive.
: EPA: 100,000 litres of PFAS contaminated waste water discharged into the Shoalhaven River on 16 May 2019.
: Riverwatch Working Bee at Bamarang 29-30 April 2019
: Shoalhaven Riverwatch continues its important environmental work
: Shoalhaven Riverwatch members tackle islands as part of Clean Up Australia Day
2019 : Shoalhaven Riverwatch set for a busy 2019
: Riverwatch Shoalhaven host last working bee for 2018
: Yowaka River sand sausage working bee
: Shoalhaven Riverwatch takes its skills to Pambula
:Shoalhaven Riverwatch's massive clean up operation
:Warnings over Shoalhaven River fish stay in place as PFAS investigations continue
2018 :Shoalhaven Riverwatch puts down first roots for 2018
: Shoalhaven Riverwatch honoured for innovative sand sausage design
: Shoalhaven Sand Sausage used at Riversdale Video.
2017: South Coast Style article "Restoring the Soul of the Shoalhaven River"
Riverwatch signs off for winter break
Shoalhaven Riverwatch volunteers do their bit for Clean Up Australia
Legendary Shoalhaven environmentalist Charlie Weir releases his latest tadpole brood
Steve Poltz to shine at Riverwatch Shoalhaven concert
Shoalhaven Riverwatch volunteers have relaunched founder Charlie Weir’s boat after a facelift.
25Oct16 Riverwatch impresses at festival.
Shoalhaven Riverwatch host first workshop for the season
Libs promise to stabalise Shoalhaven River at Bolong
Shoalhaven River banks at Bomaderry stabilised thanks to Shoalhaven Riverwatch and Green Army
Shoalhaven Riverwatch raise funds to continue bank stabilisation.
Shoalhaven river banks overflowing with rubbish
Free mangroves for landholders.
Mangroves set to flourish under Riverwatch.
2016 Grant set to help Riverwatch.
Hawkesbury River community divided on whether wakeboarding causes erosion
Charlie's Laughing all the way to the bank.
Shoalhaven Superheroes nominated for recognition.
Riverwatch elects its new committee
Busy bees bag up banks of the Shoalhaven
2015 River Mascot Competition
Mangrove men slow tide of erosion
River Festival Call Out
Big dry hits Shoalhaven River
2014 Clean Up Australia Day (No say in photo used)
Shoalhaven River Flooding Photographs
Shoalhaven River Erosion threatens Bolong Road
2013 Coalition Says 'Green Army' May Invade Shoalhaven River
Oyster Coast is proving to be a pearler
River Festival Photos
Funds help oyster farmers remove toxic infrastructure
Shoalhaven draft Local Environmental Plan
Oyster Farmers Vow to keep it clean.
2012 Next Big Flood
Old Man River Recognised by NSW Maritime
New Riverwatch Boat
Hay Bales in River after flood.
National Green Jobs Corp
Cleaning Up the River
2011 Clean Up Australia Day Video. (Courtesy of Win TV)
2011 Wakeboarders are awake to river erosion
2011 Mangrove Maintenance
2010 Love the River Campaign
2010 Marina Plans
2009 Landcare Award
Environmental River Flows
Water Transfers to Sydney
Shoalhaven River Safe Boating Plan
Improving waterway health
Slime alarm prompts calls for action
2008 Urban running hurting River
2008 Halt to River restoration work
2008 Navy aids work on Numbaa Island
2008 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
2006 Joanna Gash. Statement to Federal Parliament re Charlie Weir and Riverwatch
Public urged to help tackle slimy mangroves
2004 Kemp Announces $17M for South Coast Green Projects
2004 Mangrove plot thickens
2003 Landcare cheers for Charlie
2003 Mangrove Man Wins Top Landcare Award
2003 Singing praises of our Old Man River
2003 Seeds of Sustainability to be planted in more farmers' minds.
2003 Meet Shoalhaven Mangrove Man
2003 National Landcare Awards
2003 River Sharks rare BUT there !!!
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
2001 Using Science to Fight acid sulphate soil
2001 Natural Heritage Trust
1999 New Focus on Shoalhaven River
1999 Management Plan Needed for River. SCR Editorial
1999 Clock is ticking for Shoalhaven River
1999 Concern about Shoalhaven River Banks
1999 Natural Heritage Trust Grant
1999 Help care for our river
1999 Shoalhaven River Under Threat from Jet Boat
Updated on: 24Nov23