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How do people value Melbourne’s waterways? Free, fun, public workshops!

Join us for a community conversation and help urban planners create healthy waterways enjoyable for people. ARCUE and Melbourne Water ran the first public workshop of a series on Tuesday 20 October to find out how the public values a section of Gardiners Creek in Burwood. It was a fun and entertaining evening, with great […]

The Role of Stormwater Retention Ponds in Maintaining Populations of Birds and Frogs

Stormwater retention ponds are commonly created in new residential and industrial estates, as well as along roads, to mitigate the impact of stormwater runoff on urban waterways. Retention ponds also provide habitat for wildlife and green open spaces for human recreation, and have the potential to mitigate wetland loss in urban areas. However, the factors […]