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Case Study: Wingecarribee Swamp


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Wingecarribee Swamp from Kangaloon Road, June 2007

Wingecarribee Swamp from Illawarra Highway, June 2007

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Value of Peat Swamps

For peat's sake: Save our peatlands - Use peat-free composts - from National Trust
http://www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au/pmalert.html

Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone - from Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Australian Government
http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/publications/temperate-highland-peat-swamps.html

Wetlands - from Department of Natural Resources, NSW
http://www.dnr.nsw.gov.au/water/wetlands_facts.shtml

Ecology of Wingecarribee Swamp

Wingecarribee Gentian - profile - from Threatened Species, Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
http://threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/profile.aspx?id=10347

Yellow Loosestrife - profile - from Threatened Species, Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
http://threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/profile.aspx?id=10498

Slaty Leek Orchid - profile - from Threatened Species, Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
http://threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/profile.aspx?id=10664

Wingecarribee Leek Orchid - profile - from Threatened Species, Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
http://threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/profile.aspx?id=10669

Petalura gigantea: The "Giant" Dragonfly - from Australian national University
http://www.anu.edu.au/BoZo/trueman/labsite/petalura.htm

The Collapse of the Windgecarribee Swamp

The collapse of Wingecarribee wetlands: An Australian environmental tragedy - from the Robertson Environment Protection Society
http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/sbeder/wingecarribee/
also at
http://homepage.mac.com/herinst/wingecarribee/home.html

Wingecarribee Swamp - from Radio National Earthbeat
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/science/earth/stories/s12078.htm

Management Plan

Wingecarribee Swamp and Special Area Plan of Management 2007 - from Sydney Catchment Authority
http://www.sca.nsw.gov.au/publications/files/WSSASPoM07.pdf

The Kangaloon Aquifer

A bird and an orchid stand in the way of aquifer project - from Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.smh.com.au/news/scorchedearth/a-bird-and-an-orchid-stand-in-the-way-of-aquifer-project/2007/01/25/1169594430003.html

UPPER NEPEAN (KANGALOON) GROUNDWATER FACT SHEET - from Sydney Catchment Authority
http://www.sca.nsw.gov.au/publications/files/KangaloonGroundwater.pdf

Groundwater: Investigations for drought water supply - from Sydney Catchment Authority
http://www.usyd.edu.au/envsci/students/notes/air/sydney_groundwater.pdf

Kangaloon Aquifer Issues - from a local resident
http://kangaloonaquifer.blogspot.com/

Kangaloon Aquifer Project - from the Climate Change Coalition
http://www.climatechangecoalition.com.au/Item-View.31.0.html?&cHash=1569d17063&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=30&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=23


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