ANGLERS fishing Lake Eucumbene in late October 2010 were pleased to see that the rising waters of the lake had created perfect spawning conditions for the frogs. Frogs were in abundance and their future was assured through this massive spawning … [Read more...] about Save Lake Eucumbene’s Frogs
Archives for December 2010
"AN ARCHAIC agreement hatched in the air-conditioned suites of a Sydney office block has exposed the kind of chronic mismanagement at government level that is driving local farmers to the point of despair. "The revelation this week that Snowy … [Read more...] about City Deal That Led to Water Waste: Ross Tyson
FINALLY, last night, the NSW government agreed to change Snowy Hydro Licence conditions which required water to be released into the already swollen Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers –exacerbating the current flood crisis. The article in today’s … [Read more...] about Government to Finally Act on Bureaucratic Flooding
THE green tree frog, with the white lip, that I fed last night is currently asleep outside my kitchen window. Last night she - I call her Emily - ate four grasshoppers, two moths, one bush cockroach, one click-beetle, but refused the squirming … [Read more...] about How Much Should One Frog Eat?
TERRY Charlton, CEO and Managing Director of Snowy Hydro, confirmed with me this morning by telephone that Snowy Hydro has been making water releases that may have exacerbated current flood conditions in the Murray Darling Basin because of licence … [Read more...] about Snowy Hydro Wants Changes to Licence Provisions to Avoid Exacerbating Flooding
Murrumbidgee Valley Food and Fibre Association (MVFFA) is appalled to learn that Snowy Hydro has been releasing water ostensibly as part of its environmental flow obligations that can only have exacerbated the current flood crisis. This … [Read more...] about Snowy Hydro Must Immediately Stop Exacerbating the Current Flood Crisis