Restoring the Western Lakes wetlands return to life

The Western Lakes near Balranald have been transformed thanks to the hard work and determination of local landholders and government.

Still from video Murrumbidgee Western Lakes, sunset scene with pelicans in wetlands

Isolated from the Murrumbidgee River for more than a century, these inland lakes are now a haven for waterbirds.

This case study demonstrates the value of environmental water in restoring local wetlands and protecting both the natural and cultural heritage of the region.

The results are inspiring . . .