February 6, 2019
Seagrass (Zostera) observed by ECF volunteers near Torrens Island jetty 21.1.19

Seagrass shining this summer

ECF’s Seagrass Monitoring Team went to check on seagrass (Zostera) by the Torrens Island jetty on January 21st […]
December 11, 2018
Opening title slide for presentation about Restoring and Monitoring seagrass in Port RIver & Barker Inlet Estuary

ECF progress in monitoring and restoring seagrass in Estuary, 2018

A Marine Mardi-grass was held at the University of Adelaide on Monday, December 10th. The symposium was organised […]
December 3, 2018
AusOcean rig testing by Immanuel College students, photo by Alan Noble

‘A New Force in Marine Conservation in SA’

The December 2018 edition of the CYC magazine Groundswell has an article outlining the collaboration between the Foundation […]
October 26, 2018
Seagrass restoration trial in Port River - several cores of seagrass, behind the protection of bagged shell, and joining resident razorfish (pinna)

Seagrass translocation trial begins

Twenty one cores of seagrass (Zostera) were today translocated, about 2 kms south of their host site, to […]
October 13, 2018
Water Research Lab report - Coastal Engineering Assessment for Trial Oyster Shell Filled Bag Structures: Port River, Adelaide

Water Research Lab, UNSW advice for Snowden’s trial

The Water Research Laboratory (WRL) at the University of New South Wales has provided the coastal engineering advice […]
October 10, 2018
Bagged shell in place secured by manila rope to hardwood posts

Snowden’s seagrass and shellfish restoration trial begins

Today was a major milestone, with the Foundation now able to show the first stage of a ‘living […]
September 9, 2018
Seagrass visible in Port River at low tide, at northern end of Mutton Cove Conservation Reserve, with red-capped plover 28 August 2018

Natural seagrass restoration at Mutton Cove

Low spring tides (e.g. 0.5m) have revealed that there is natural seagrass (Zostera) restoration occuring at the northern […]
August 29, 2018
Catherine McMahon (ECF) with Alan Noble (AusOcean) at Adelaide University, witnessing agreement with Flinders Ports

Partnering with AusOcean for seagrass monitoring

Alan Noble, the founder of local not-for-profit AusOcean has developed Network Blue an underwater sensor network. Network Blue rigs […]
August 29, 2018
Bagged oyster shell on display at Black Diamond Gallery

PIRSA Permits enable bagged shell trials

PIRSA has provided Ministerial Permits for the Foundation to undertake trials with clean, bagged recycled shell to attract […]
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