Lake Cargelligo Weir

Turn left at the National Bank and follow Condobolin Road about 8kms to a large road sign. Turn left onto dirt road and view Lake Curlew and channel on the left. Further along the main road about 8kms you will see a row of pepper trees on the right hand side of the road, directly past these trees a sign on the left points to the weir. The weir is situated on the Lachlan River. A well used track over a grid and across a small bridge and flood gate over the main channel which feeds water to Lake Curlew and Lake Cargelligo. A wood B.B.Q., Park and Toilets are at the weir.

TAKE CARE THE RIVER IS OFTEN DEEP AND FAST FLOWING WITH UNDERCURRENTS BEHIND THE WIER!

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Lake Cargelligo Solar Thermal Plant

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Fish and other aquatic life in Lake Cargelligo and the mid-Lachlan

When people think of Australia’s inland rivers in the Murray-Darling Basin they commonly default to carp, cod and yabbies, but there’s a lot more going on once you take a look beneath the surface. Because Lake Cargelligo is a shallow area with a great deal of habitat diversity, it functions as a fish nursery for the Lachlan catchment, and this …

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Pelicans at Lake Brewster

Renowned naturalist David Attenborough documents some of the animal world’s most intriguing and surprising evolutionary traits and behaviors. His latest documentary featured the pelican breeding event at nearby Lake Brewster after the 2016 floods. The word for pelican is gulambali in the local Wiradjuri language (Gulambali Wibiyanha Galingga: pelican sitting on the water) and these majestic birds of the sky relied …

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