The Macquarie Marshes of inland northern New South Wales, Australia

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CommonwealthScientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia , Melbourne
StatementK. Paijmans.
SeriesDivision of Land Use Research technical paper -- no.41
ContributionsCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Division of Land Use Research.
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Pagination22 p.
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ISBN 100643029001
OCLC/WorldCa9504265

The Macquarie Marshes is one of the largest remaining inland semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia.

It includes extensive areas of Phragmites reeds, River Red Gum woodlands and mixed marsh floodplains, and was listed as a Ramsar wetland of international importance in Location: NSW. Get this from a library. The Macquarie Marshes of inland northern New South Wales, Australia.

[K Paijmans; CSIRO (Australia). Division of Land Use Research.]. The Macquarie Marshes comprise the wetlands associated with the floodplains of the Macquarie River and its tributaries, in northern New South Wales, Australia. The Macquarie River and the marshes eventually drain into the Darling River.

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The marshes are important as a breeding site for waterbirds, especially in the aftermath of major ated: 1 August The Macquarie Marshes, between Warren and Quambone, are a haven for animals and birds in western New South Wales.

Spanning abouthectares, the marshes comprise one of the largest remaining semi-permanent wetland systems in inland : Lucy Thackray.

The Macquarie Marshes are an extensive wetland system covering an area ofhectares in north-west New South Wales, representing one of the largest semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia.

Commencing in the south at Marebone Weir, which is situated 50kms north of Warren, they extend to the north a further kms until all the. The Macquarie Marshes hydrologic indicator site is an extensive wetland system on the lower reaches of the Macquarie River in central New South Wales.

The marshes begin downstream of Warren and extend about  km to Carinda, as shown in Figure  (NSW Department of Water Resources ). Macquarie Marshes: land and water management plan / Macquarie Marshes Catchment Committee; Macquarie marshes: wetlands and management requirements / [compiled and researched by Penny Knights] The Macquarie Marshes of inland northern New South Wales, Australia / by K.

Paijmans; Macquarie Marshes Ramsar site: ecological character description. The Macquarie Marshes of Inland Northern New South Wales, Australia.

CSIRO Australian Division of Land Use Research Technical Paper No. ;– Google Scholar. Australian Government and New South Wales environmental water allocations help to support river and wetland health in the Macquarie catchment, particularly during dry times.

Inwetter conditions across the catchment resulted in environmental water being released into the marshes during spring. The Macquarie Marshes of inland northern New South Wales, Australia. Technical Paper No.

41, Division of Land Use Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Canberra. Pickard, J.

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Macquarie Marshes, New South Wales The Macquarie Marshes is a Ramsar site cover hectares in central west NSW and is one of the largest remaining inland semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia. It includes extensive areas of reeds, River Red Gum woodlands and mixed marsh floodplains, and was listed as a Ramsar wetland of.

The website mantained by the local Marsh management committee explains that The Macquarie Marshes is a large non terminal wetland in central west New South Wales and covers approximatelyhectares, 88 percent of which is privately owned. The Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve makes up the remaining 12 percent and is managed by the NSW.

The Macquarie Marshes, between Warren and Quambone, are a haven for animals and birds in western New South Wales. Spanning abouthectares, the marshes comprise one of the largest remaining semi-permanent wetland systems in inland Australia.

The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service has confirmed the fire hit the northern reed bed in the wetlands, which are listed under the. 'New South Wales National Parks and Widlife Service, P.O.

BoxHurshrille King Street, Mt Kuring-Gai' Hawkesbury Road, Wirnalee During March bat trapping was carried out at the Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve (30°45'S, O32'E).

The. The Macquarie Marshes (Bird Viewing Platform site) are located on the Gibson Way, approximately 73km west of Coonamble near Quambone.

The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) Nature Reserve (Northern site entry) is located on the Warren/ Carinda Road. We investigated the relationship between total annual flow of water in the Macquarie River and the extent of flooding in the northern part of the Macquarie Marshes and trends in waterbird populations from to The amount of water in the Macquarie River measured each year within the Macquarie Marshes explained about 86% of the variation in area flooded in the northern part of this.

Major General Lachlan Macquarie, CB (/ m ə ˈ k w ɒr ɪ /; Scottish Gaelic: Lachlann MacGuaire; 31 January – 1 July ) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from rie served as the fifth and last autocratic Governor of New South Wales from toand had a leading role in the social, economic and architectural development of the colony.

The Macquarie Marshes are one of the largest remaining inland semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia and are of international importance. The nature reserve samples all the habitat types present in the Marshes and is a major waterbird breeding area, an important refuge for a large number of other wildlife species and has significant.

The Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area tot hectares and is managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

The nature reserve is separated into two areas, the north and south marsh. The remaining 90% of the Macquarie Marshes is mainly private land managed for agricultural purposes. Willie Retreat Macquarie Marshes is an ideal location for bird lovers – being adjacent to the Southern Macquarie Marshes and both land and water birds can be seen in abundance – Situated kms north of Warren, NSW, accommodation ranging from Wool Shed, caravans, caravan sites, camping, bunkhouse (occupancy 22 persons).

The Macquarie Marshes are an extensive wetland system covering an area ofhectares in north-west New South Wales, representing one of the largest. The Macquarie Marshes (total area:ha) are in ~ the north-west of the Macquarie River catchment and form one of the largest floodplain wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin of south-eastern Australia.

The Marshes are a mosaic of inland floodplain swamps, shrub lands, woodlands and inland riverine forests (Keith ). The. A stoush is brewing on the state's inland rivers over the proposal for a new weir that could reduce flows to the degraded Macquarie Marshes just as the wetlands start to recover from drought.

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WaterNSW has begun consulting on a so-called re-regulating storage for the Macquarie River between Narromine and Warren in north-western NSW. The weir could store at least six billion litres.

Within the MDB, one of the most significant wetland systems is the Macquarie Marshes, in inland NSW. It’s one of the largest semi-permanent wetland systems in inland Australia. Its status is illustrated by its being classified as one of Australia’s Key Biodiversity Areas.

Charles Sturt's expedition explained the mystery. It also led to the opening of South Australia to settlement. The theory of the inland sea had some supporters. Major Thomas Mitchell, the Surveyor-General of New South Wales, set out in to disprove Sturt's claims and in doing so made a significant discovery.

He led an expedition to 'fill in. Macquarie River a watercourse that is part of the Macquarie–Barwon catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is one of the main inland rivers in New South Wales, Australia.

The river rises in the central highlands of New South Wales near the town of Oberon and travels generally northwest past the towns of Bathurst, Wellington, Dubbo, Narromine, and Warren to the Macquarie Marshes.

The Macquarie Marshes, on the Macquarie River of northern New South Wales, are representative of riverine wetlands (marshes) found on many rivers of the Murray-Darling basin. Their widespread distribution and characteristic fluvial forms seem to have escaped notice and previous explanations for the origins of individual marsh systems.

The North West is the area surrounding the three inland highways in north New South Wales, Castlereach Highway, Mitchell Highway and Newell Highway. From Gilgandra you can access all of these highways.

You can also visit the observatory which has some interesting exhibitions. The Marshes are one of the largest remaining single inland semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia, and are still in a semi-natural state.

"The Australian Heritage Commission has listed the Macquarie Marshes on the National Heritage Register and the National Trust has classified the Marshes as a Landscape Conservation Area in the.

The Macquarie valley, in the heart of New South Wales is one of the State’s, and indeed Australia’s, best kept secrets, until now. Macquarie River Trails is designed to let you explore the many attractions and wonders of this rich farming region, one that is blessed with a vibrant river, friendly people and a .The Macquarie Marshes (MM), located in semiarid northwest New South Wales (NSW), are a unique wetland system for its inland location, high biodiversity and important role as "sanctuary" or "refuge" for flora and fauna especially colonially breeding waterbirds.

However, the high demand for water in this semiarid area especially to support agriculture has led to the decline of the wetlands and.BirdLife Northern NSW was formed in (previously Birds Australia Northern NSW) with its membership drawn from north-eastern New South Wales from the Queensland border south along the coast to Port Macquarie and inland to about Broken Hill.

- [email protected] - Peter Higgins, Convenor, PO Sawtell NSW - (02)