Category Archive for 'Birding'

Our local wetland #2

In the previous post I mentioned the local water treatment plant using the reserve water body as a convenient place to discharge the waste product from the filtration system. Like most they use alum as a flocculant to remove the colour and turbidity from the river water, a problem exacerbated by the European carp that […]

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Our local wetland.

Jack’s recent nice post on the Macalister Wetland Reserve, or Swamp Reserve as we used to call it before it acquired a higher class title, got me thinking. I’ve often referred to the wetland in these posts, and having been involved with its development since 1987, perhaps it’s time to look at it again. Prior […]

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