March 18, 2019
3-D tiles on seawall, McMahons Point, Sydney Harbour February 2019

Seawall Tiles trial in Inner Harbour, Port Adelaide

The Foundation has secured a $10K Community Environment Grant 2018-19, from the Adelaide & Mt Lofty Natural Resources […]
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 […]
February 6, 2019
Native oyster on reef, returned by ECF, filtering River water

Native Oysters transferred to Inner Harbour reef

Native oysters were endemic to the Port River, as known from Kaurna history and shellfish middens, and the […]
November 4, 2018
Radio Adelaide interview about Estuary Care Foundation 28.10.18

Radio Adelaide interview

Catherine McMahon spoke about the Foundation’s priorities and projects to Radio Adelaide’s  Sue Reece for the environment program […]
November 4, 2018
Photo of Alan Fletcher, ASC employee with oyster basket for native oyster trial

ASC involved in native oyster trials

ASC Pty Ltd, formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation, has been a participating site in the Foundation’s native oyster […]
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 […]
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