Sep 16 2013
The feature article about Maxine Charlie’s wonderful book Guwayi is being read across the world 🙂
Thanks Maxine Charlie and Global Flyway Researcher Chris Hassell for your outstanding efforts to look after this remarkable international travellers. Here is the feature article that is on Science Network WA, in the Broome Advertiser and Partnership for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway »
Sep 5 2013
With Broome on a peninsula surrounded by extraordinarily productive waters, it is essential the community uses a coastal gardening approach to reduce polluted runoff impacting marine life and feeding blooms of toxic Lyngbya. It is also important to help restrict erosion and replenish the aquifer by building up swales. Read the story here »
With water quality data collected by post doctorate researcher Dr Estrella (three years) indicating nutrient levels in Roebuck Bay exceed water quality guidelines, the best approach for the community is to plant natives and trap rainwater. Native plants don’t require fertiliser and most survive on far less water than introduced plants, so are ideal for the coastal town of Broome.
Sep 3 2013
With little research having been undertaken on the remote Kimberley coast, it is exciting to think of the marine life that awaits discovery. Read the news story here »
Roebuck Bay Working Group is comprised of Traditional Owners and government, local community, conservation groups and business. We work collaboratively to solve issues, raise awareness and encourage research and monitoring which supports responsible management and protection of Roebuck Bay.