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Monthly Archive

June 2008

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 24 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

2008 Land for Wildlife NSW Conference

Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd August, 2008 For more information, contact: Amanda Bland This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. docume read more..

Get Involved!

Would you like to understand more about the health of your local waterway? Learning by doing is often the best way. The Waterwatch program offers plenty of ways that your group or school can get in read more..

Community Groups

Help change the way that we value our precious water If your community group would like to get involved, we would be happy to register you in the Waterwatch program and provide you with advice and s... read more..

Enter your Waterwatch data

Enter your Waterwatch data Waterwatch data is being collected from waterways and coastal areas throughout Australia. The Waterwatch data is collected to assist the community to assess the health of t... read more..

Privacy Policy

Community Environment Network Inc.(CEN) CEN & CEN WETLANDS PROJECT PRIVACY POLICY CEN respects the confidentiality of information and documents to which CEN has access in the cours read more..

Avoca Lagoon

Avoca Lagoon is located between Cockrone and Terrigal Lagoons. The lagoon has a surface area of approximately 0.63 km2 and a catchment area of 11.6 km2. Much of the upper catchment is rural land, pred... read more..

Disclaimer

Disclaimer This website has been produced and prepared for the CEN Wetlands Education Project on behalf of the Community Environment Network Inc. and funded by the NSW Government through its Env... read more..

Links

Community Organisations Australian Conservation Foundation – Central Coast Nature Conservation Council of NSW Other Organisations Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia Rumbalara Environmental... read more..

References

The information on this website is sourced from the following references. Andrews.Neil (1992) Plan of Management for Wetlands at Davistown. For Gosford City Council. Brown, S. (2003) Wetland Mon read more..

Useful links

OpenAustralia.org: Are your Representatives and Senators working for you in Australia's Parliament? Community Organisations Australian Conservation Foundation (Central Coast) A read more..

About Wetlands

For the purpose of this project it was appropriate to define wetlands as the Directory of Important Wetlands in Australia (DIWA) does: “wetlands are areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, wh... read more..

Fact sheets

Wetland Types (PDF 3,016KB) Wetland Plants (PDF 3,852KB) Wetland Animals (PDF 784KB) Wetland_Weeds (PDF 980KB) Mosquitoes (PDF 217KB) Wetland read more..

Cockrone Lagoon

Cockrone Lagoon is the most southern of the four coastal lagoons in Gosford. The lagoon has a surface area of approximately 0.38 km2 and a catchment area of 7.2 km2. The vast majority of the catchme... read more..

About Waterwatch

Helping to fill in the bigger picture In the last few decades community concern about the health of our waterways has highlighted the need for more information about water quality. Blue green algae... read more..

Marine & Estuarine Areas

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on the Central Coast CEN recognises the importance of protecting marine and estuarine areas that have important environmental values (i.e. high biodiversity, threatene... read more..

MPAs on the Central Coast

Marine Protected Areas (MPA's) on the Central Coast CEN recognises the importance of protecting marine and estuarine areas that have important environmental values (i.e. high biodiversity, threatened... read more..

Bush Regenerators

CEN is currently compiling an availability list of qualified bush regenerators for casual work - especially in the period until July, 2018. If you are a qualified bush regenerator and would like to b... read more..

How to Help

Waterwatch Data Waterwatch data is being collected from waterways and coastal areas throughout Australia. The Waterwatch data is collected to assist the community to assess the health of their read more..

Environmental Flow

What is environmental flow and why do we need it? Stormwater runs off from farms, streets and public places into creeks, creeks run into rivers, rivers flow into dams, estuaries and to the sea. ... read more..

Tanks for the Coast

Tanks for the Coast provides training for the unemployed by using trade supervised Work for the Dole teams to install tanks and will provide an example which could be taken up by other communities and... read more..

Rainwater Tanks

The cost for water from water tanks is estimated to be $1.67/kL, substantially less than the anticipated costs of desalination of $3.50/kL (in 2006 dollars). The community would be better off with read more..

Recycling Water

What is recycled water?  Recycled water is water that has been used before, and is then cleaned to remove impurities. It is a valuable resource that can be used in many ways. Recycl read more..

Saving Water

We all use water and it is the individual and the community's and government's responsibility to make sure that our usage is sustainable and water will be available not just for our future and that read more..

Urban Water

The Central Coast urban water supply system Gosford and Wyong Council, through the Authority, manage the third largest urban water supply system in New South Wales. Early infrastructure was built... read more..

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