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Wingecarribee [electronic resource] : The collapse of the Wingecarribee Wetlands : an Australian environment tragedy / Sharon Beder for the Robertson Environment Protection Society (REPS)
Bib ID 3963112
Format OnlineOnline
Online Access
Online Versions
Description Robertson, N.S.W. : Robertson Environment Protection Society (REPS), [200-]- 
Series

PANDORA electronic collection

Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. On 19/12/2006 available from Wingecarribee The collapse of the Wingecarribee Wetlands website at: http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/sbeder/wingecarribee 

Summary

"Wingecarribee Wetland in the Southern Highlands of NSW, was a unique peat swamp that was rich in flora and home to some endangered plants as well as the rare Giant Dragonfly. The swamp was some 10,000 years old and contained climatic, biological and heritage records. In 1998 "a wetland of National significance was reduced to a torn and twisted wreck which will take 20 years or more to rehabilitate"--Story of collapse.

Notes

"This site has been designed, researched and produced by Sharon Beder for the Robertson Environment Protection Society (REPS) with sponsorship from the Mori Gallery in Sydney"--Title screen.

Title from title screen (viewed on 19 December, 2006).

Includes bibliographical references.

Selected for archiving

Subjects Environmental protection -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee.  |  Environmental monitoring -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee.  |  Water quality management -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee (Shire)  |  Swamp ecology -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee (Shire)  |  Swamps -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee (Shire)  |  Swamp plants -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee.  |  Peat industry -- New South Wales -- Wingecarribee.  |  Wingecarribee Swamp (N.S.W.)
Other authors/contributors Beder, Sharon  |  Robertson Environment Protection Society

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