Beginner’s guide to bird watching

Lake Cargelligo is the place to start when on the hunt for the most species sighted or rare and threatened birds! But for anyone with an appreciation for birds, in particular waterbirds, Lake Cargelligo is one of three noteworthy lakes.

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Drought continues

History of Drought in NSW During the second half of the 19th century increased population and droughts led to increasing the intensity of farming and attempts to ‘drought proof’ agriculture through the expansion of irrigation. 1895 – 1903 – Federation Drought 1937 – 1945 – World War II Drought 2001- 2010 – Millenium Drought While there are localised drought events …

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