February 11, 2019
Shoreline protection trial site by ECF in Inner Harbour, Port Adelaide

Nature-based shoreline protection trial, Inner Harbour, Port Adelaide

The Foundation has secured a $10K SA Community Sustainability Grant, sponsored by the SA Government and the Conservation […]
December 5, 2018
3 layer design of subtidal reef by Phill McPeake

Subtidal reef for native oysters in Inner Harbour, Port River

Foundation trials have shown, to date, that our native oysters Ostrea angasi (as adults and spat) are able […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 20, 2018
image of Estuary Care Foundation case study, published by NCCARF

CoastAdapt Case Study published

A case study, about local efforts to address climate adaptation, has been published online by the National Climate […]
June 6, 2018
Squadron Quarterly winter article about Port River seagrass

Seagrass in Port River: its importance and status

Seagrass and the Foundation’s monitoring and restoration projects are featured in an article in the winter edition of […]
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