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News releases - Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth

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Rare lamprey fish population increasing thanks to environmental water releases
24 August 2017
Environmental water released to the Coorong and Murray Mouth this winter is helping populations of pouched lamprey, a rare and primitive fish, migrate upstream to spawn.

Improved threatened fish population in the Lower Lakes
01 August 2017
Two threatened native fish populations are on the rise highlighting the healthier riverine environment across the River Murray’s Lower Lakes.

Celebrating the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Recovery Project
26 August 2016
Five years of restoration works to return the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth to health following the millennium drought will be celebrated on Friday 26 August 2016.

Coorong and Lakes Environment Forum as milestone celebrated
10 June 2016
An environment forum will be held this month to mark the final phase of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Recovery Project.

Coorong waterbird increase cause for celebration on World Wetlands Day
03 February 2016
An annual survey has revealed large numbers of waterbirds nesting in the Lower Lakes and Coorong.

Coorong and Lakes photo competition winners announced
02 February 2016
Coorong and Lakes photo competition winners announced on 2 February, World Wetland Day.

Dredging to start at the Murray Mouth
05 December 2014
Federal Environment Parliamentary Secretary Senator Simon Birmingham and South Australia Minister for the River Murray Ian Hunter have today advised that the decision has been made to start dredging the Murray Mouth to remove sand build-up.

Restoration of the Pink Lakes, north of Meningie
24 September 2014
At the Pink Lakes site 63 indigenous species were planted over an eight week period across a 27 hectare, 2.5 kilometre stretch alongside the Princes Highway.

$1.9m boost for South Australian community revegetation program in the Lower Lakes
15 September 2014
A $1.9m grant will provide continued support to the Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning (GWLAP) group’s Community Revegetation Program for the Lower Lakes region in 2014-15.

Water level surcharge in Lower Lakes to reduce salinity
05 August 2014
Unregulated flows in the River Murray have provided an opportunity to surcharge water levels in the Lower Lakes (Alexandrina and Albert) in a bid to improve water quality.

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