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Fact sheets for rural landholders

Hardcopies of these fact sheets are available from the UMCCC Office, Council Offices, Greening Australia, Murrumbidgee CMA Queanbeyan Office and Catchment Group offices.


Wetlands fact sheet

Topic 1: Unearthing wetlands of the upper Murrumbidgee.

Wetlands are now recognised as important assets in the rural landscape. Their multiple values and functions provide many environmental services for rural landholders and for the catchment.

This fact sheet is designed to assist rural landholders to identify and manage wetlands in the upper Murrumbidgee catchment.



Drought fact sheet

Topic 2: Living with drought for small rural blocks in the upper Murrumbidgee

This booklet is designed for owners of small rural blocks.

This publication is divided into three subsections:

  • Preparing for Drought
  • Surviving Drought
  • Recovering from Drought.



Groundwater fact sheet
Topic 3: Groundwater in the upper Murrumbidgee - understanding your bore

This fact sheet discusses groundwater in a simplified way, emphasising the relationship between groundwater and surface water. Topics discussed include:

  • Groundwater & surface water
  • Groundwater availability
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Can I have a bore and how do I get one?

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