Author name: Charlotte Williamson

Werribee Riverkeeper on ABC radio

On 14th May John Forrester was invited to speak with Richelle Hunt on 774 ABC Melbourne, in a segment discussing the changes to Werribee. Interviewees spoke about the extraordinary place that Werribee is, the opportunities and challenges resulting from a growing population, and the impacts on the local natural environment.  You can listen to John’s …

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Navigating the Storm: Understanding the Impact of Stormwater on River Water Quality

Some years ago a friend and I organised to take our kids snorkelling and then have a sleepover one summer weekend. It had been raining the day before but it was a fine sunny afternoon. The snorkel was enjoyed by all and we had a fun evening before settling everyone to bed. All was well …

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Perched on the threshold

Have you heard about the fish stocking strategy? It’s part of the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) management plan to provide recreational fishing opportunities, and support healthy and sustainable fisheries. It happens in the Werribee River, and in 243 other waterways around the state. Combined with habitat restoration and environmental flows, it can help maintain populations …

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