Snowy River Day – 20 October 2018
The annual celebration of environmental water releases into the Snowy River 9am – registration / 9.30 am start – 1.30 pm
Complimentary morning tea and barbecue lunch provided
The Snowy River Story continues: the past, present and future of saving Australia’s iconic river.
Platypus research on the Snowy River / Platypus Conservation Initiative/ impact of regulated rivers.
Dr Gilad Bino, University of New South Wales
Snowy River Advisory Committee – Introduce committee members / goals and process / public consultation / management issues.
Snowy Advisory Committee Independent chair – Terry Bailey and Graeme Enders / Paul Packard – Office of Environment and Heritage
Morning tea – 11.30 am
10 Year Review Snowy Water Licence – public consultation – issues and outcomes
Jeremy Kinley, Manager Snowy Water Licence Review, Strategic Relations / Water, NSW Department of Industry / Lands and Water
Impacts of pest animals on the lower reaches of the Snowy River
Jessica Ward-Jones – Australian National University (Honours thesis)
Outcomes within the Snowy River catchment – 2012 to 2017 through various funding sources: Waters for rivers, Snowy River Biodiversity Project and the Environmental Trust
Leon Miners, Senior Natural Resource Advisor, South East Local Land Services
Snowy River Alliance – Snowy River issues and goals
Vickii Wallace – Snowy River Alliance – chair
1.30 pm – Lunch – barbecue lunch and refreshments
Children’s Water Watch activity at the Dalgety weir
Lauren van Dyke – Upper Snowy Landcare Network
The Snowy River Alliance thanks the South East Local Land Services for generously supporting this event.