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2024

24.2 Deer abundance and vegetation impact post-control survey 2023, Tarago Reservoir Catchment.
Ami Bennett & Joe Greet.

24.4 Functional indicators of waterway ecological health to support strategic waterway
management.
Ryan Burrows, Moss Imberger, Sarah Long, Matt Burns, W. Cheung, Slobodanka Stojkovic, Al Danger, Rhys Coleman, & Yung En Chee.

2023

23.1 Stormwater infiltration: insights and guidance from 10 years of research.
Compiled by Tim Fletcher & Darren Bos

23.2 Restoring the health of urban streams through stormwater management: A synthesis of the Little Stringybark and Dobsons Creek research projects.
Chris Walsh, Darren Bos, Matthew Burns, Moss Imberger & Tim Fletcher et al.

23.3 Yellingbo vegetation monitoring: review, workshop and recommendations.
Joe Greet & Sarah Fischer.

23.6 Billabongs of the lower Birrarung: vegetation responses to flooding 2020–23.
Joe Greet & Narrap Unit Rangers.

23.7 Cockatoo Swamp Vegetation Monitoring 2015–2023.
Joe Greet & Sarah Fischer.

23.8 Assessment of deer control effectiveness at the Cardinia, Silvan and Upper Yarra water supply reservoirs.
Ami Bennett, April Gloury and Joe Greet.

23.9 Community engagement with public blue and green spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study of Melbourne. .
Belinda Hatt, Peter Bach, Megan Farrelly and Stephanie Lavau.

23.10 Sediment load monitoring of urbanizing areas in Westernport catchment.
Kathy Russell.

23.12 Re-running Habitat Suitability Models with Updated Climate-impacted Projections and Other Scenarios of Interest.
Yung En Chee, Rhys Coleman, Matthew Burns and Chris Walsh.

23.13 Re-running Habitat Suitability Models with Works-to-Date and Ten-year Planned Works.
Yung En Chee, Chris Walsh, Rhys Coleman, Sharyn RossRakesh, Trish Grant and Ryan Burrows.

2022

22.1 Guidelines for undertaking the Restoration Outcomes Monitoring Protocol (ROMP).
Sacha Jellinek, Joe Greet & Yung En Chee / Copy of the full Report

22.2 Deer density and vegetation impact pre-control survey, Tarago Reservoir Catchment.
Joe Greet, Mel Fedrigo & Ami Bennett

22.3 Deer impacts on the vegetation composition and structure of wet forests in the Yarra Ranges.
Joe Greet, Mel Fedrigo & Ami Bennett

22.4 Billabongs of the lower Birrarung: vegetation responses to flooding.
Joe Greet & Narrap Unit Rangers.

22.5 A new dataset for designating headwater streams in the Port Phillip and Westernport region.
Walsh, C.J., Burns, M.J., Hehir, G., Poelsma, P., Hatt, B.E., Kunapo, J., Burrows, R., Imberger, M., Brown, S., Chee, Y. E., Smith, L., and Lovell, B.

22.6 Field validation of dSedNET gully mapping for the Westernport catchment.
Mike Sammonds & Kathryn Russell

22.7 Cockatoo Creek: instream structure conceptual design investigation.
Kathryn Russell, Paulo da Silva P & Joe Greet

22.8 Assessing the vulnerability of key re-vegetation species to changing climate based on statistical and mechanistic species distribution modelling.
Craig Nitschke.

22.9 Cockatoo Swamp Vegetation Monitoring 2006–2022.
Joe Greet, Kathryn Russell, Sarah Fischer & Narrap Unit Rangers.

22.10 Factors influencing the water level regime and vegetation cover in constructed stormwater wetlands in Melbourne.
Belinda Hatt.

22.11 LiDAR-derived vegetation metrics for efficient multisite vegetation structure assessment.
Melissa Fedrigo, Joe Greet, Sacha Jellinek & Yung En Chee.

22.13 Knowledge sharing with Traditional Owners in waterways research: A library of resources.
Lavau, S., Ayre, M. and Dunn, A.

22.14 Update of Waterbodies Spatial Data Infrastructure and Frog Habitat Suitability Models for Healthy Waterways Strategy 2018 Mid-term Review.
Michael Shackleton, Yung En Chee, Rhys Coleman, Sharyn RossRakesh, Trish Grant, Belinda Lovell, Nick Bond and Chris Walsh, C

2021

21.1 A Review of the Melbourne Water Riparian Vegetation Works Monitoring Method: Effectively monitoring interventions into the future.
Sacha Jellinek, Joe Greet and Yung En Chee

21.2 Cockatoo Swamp Monitoring Program 2015–2021: Vegetation response to hydrology works.
Joe Greet, Kathy Russell and Sarah Fischer

21.3 Towards a time-series of total and effective impervious data.
Joshphar Kunapo, Christopher J Walsh and Yung En Chee

21.4 Billabongs of the lower Birrarung: native wetland vegetation responses to watering 2020/21.
Dr Joe Greet and Narrap Unit Rangers

2020

20.1 The Melbourne Water macroinvertebrate database.
Chris Walsh, Mike Sammonds & Jasper Kunapo // Copy available @ Apps for Waterway Management & Research Website

20.2 Billabongs of the lower Birrarung: native wetland vegetation responses to watering
Joe Greet

20.3 Habitat Suitability Models, Scenarios and Quantitative Action Prioritisation (using Zonation) for the Healthy Waterways Strategy 2018: A Resource Document
Yung En Chee, Rhys Coleman, Sharyn RossRakesh, Nick Bond & Chris Walsh

20.4 Are current deer control programs effectively reducing deer densities and impacts on native vegetation?
Ami Bennett, Melissa Fedrigo & Joe Greet

20.5 Yellingbo instream structure investigation
Kathryn Russell & Joe Greet

20.7 Managing deer impacts within the Melbourne Water region.
Melissa Fedrigo, Ami Bennett and Joe Greet.

20.8 Cockatoo Swamp Monitoring Program 2015–2020: vegetation response to hydrology works
Joe Greet, Sarah Fischer & Melissa Fedrigo

20.9 Review of knowledge on the effectiveness of non-lethal deer impact mitigation strategies.
Ami Bennett

20.10 Multiple vegetation benefits of Macclesfield Creek floodplain engagement works.
Joe Greet & Sarah Fischer

20.11 Deer impacts on three-year-old revegetation following fence removal.
Scott McKendrick, Joe Greet and Fiona Ede

2019

19.1 Sediment budgets: identifying major sources and fate of sediments in streams, wetlands, estuaries and bays to inform management opportunities (literature review)
Kathryn Russell & Geoff Veitz

19.2 Cockatoo Swamp Monitoring Program 2015–2019: Early vegetation response to hydrology works
Joe Greet

19.3 Predicting geomorphic disturbance and stream channel change in urban catchments [DRAFT]
Kathryn Russell & Geoff Veitz

19.4 Melbourne Water Stream Network – Version 1.0
Joshphar Kunapo, Christopher J Walsh & Michael J Sammonds // Copy available @ Apps for Waterway Management & Research Website

19.5 Predicting deer impacts in riparian areas
Lee Hazel, Joe Greet & Ami Bennett

19.6 Stormwater Management to Protect Streams: Workshop Report on a Systems Thinking and Mapping Workshop (held 20 Nov 2019)
Yung En Chee

19.7 Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) for Streams of the Melbourne Water Region: A Discussion Paper
Chris Walsh & Yung En Chee

2018

18.1 Cockatoo Swamp Inundation Modelling: Final Report, 2018.
Kathryn Russell & Joe Greet / Copy of the full Report

18.2 Engaging communities with catchment thinking in an urban context.
Stephanie Lavau & Adeline Stuart-Watt

18.3 Community experiences of volunteer work in waterway management.
Dr Stephanie Lavau, Dr Andrea Rawluk, Maddy Sbeghen, Cynthia Zhang and Alta Lkhagvasuren

18.4 Cockatoo Swamp Monitoring Program 2015–2018: baseline and trial pumping data.
Joe Greet

18.5 Direct Seeding Research Project: Progress Report, 2018.
Fiona Ede & Joe Greet

2017

17.1 Baseline assessment of floodplain vegetation at Barak (formerly Picaninny) Creek, Coranderrk Bushland Reserve.
Joe Greet, Sarah Moser, Rob Dabal & Rob James

17.2 Cockatoo Swamp Vegetation Condition Monitoring Program 2015–2017: baseline data.
Joe Greet

17.3 Seaford Wetlands Vegetation Monitoring Program: final report on Phragmites expansion and control.
Joe Greet

17.4 Direct Seeding Research Project: Progress Report, 2017.
Fiona Ede & Joe Greet

2016

16.1 The feasibility of maintaining ecologically and geomorphically important elements of the natural flow regime in the context of a superabundance of flow: Stage 2 – McMahons Creek study.
Hugh Duncan, TimFletcher, Geof Veitz & Marion Urrutiguer

16.2 Direct Seeding Research Project: Progress Report, September 2016.
Fiona Ede & Joe Greet

16.3 Seaford Wetlands Vegetation Monitoring Program: report on Phragmites expansion and control.
Joe Greet

16.4 Cockatoo Swamp Vegetation Condition Monitoring Program 2015–2016: baseline data.
Joe Greet

16.5 Community Values for Melbourne Water’s Urban Waterway assets.
Dave Kendal & Alison Farrar / Report Summary (PDF)

2015

15.1 Low-flow hydrology in the Melbourne Water management region.
Matthew Burns, Tim Fletcher & Cheryl Edwards

15.2 Flow regime prediction for the Merri Creek Catchment.
Matthew Burns, Nick Bond, and Tim Fletcher

15.3 Proposed Vegetation Condition Monitoring Program for the Cockatoo Swamp.
Joe Greet

15.4 Seaford Wetlands Vegetation Monitoring Program: report on Phragmites expansion and control.
Joe Greet

15.5An assessment of revegetation trials at the Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve.
Joe Greet

15.6 Constructed stormwater wetlands literature review, MUSIC uncertainty assessment and study of Melbourne Water’s guidelines and procedures.
Emily Payne, Tim Fletcher, Al Danger and David Carew
// Full Report(PDF)

15.7 Cockatoo Swamp Vegetation Condition Monitoring Program: baseline data.
Joe Greet

15.8 Direct seeding research trials: progress report October 2015.
Fiona Ede and Joe Greet

2014

14.1 Feasibility and cost of stormwater management for stream protection at property, street and precinct scales.
Walsh, C.J., Eddy, R.L., Fletcher, T.D. and Potter, M. // Summary Document (PDF)

14.2 Direct seeding as a revegetation technique in riparian areas: A review.
Ede, F.

14.3 Investigation into the water regime requirements of Eucalyptus camphora subsp. humeana (Mountain Swamp Gum).
Greet, J.

14.4 Yarra River direct seeding trial: Final report.
Fiona Ede

14.5 The feasibility of maintaining ecologically and geomorphically important elements of the natural flow regime in the context of a superabundance of flow: Stage 1 – Kororoit Creek study.
Hugh P Duncan, Tim D Fletcher, Geoff Vietz & Marion Urrutiaguer // Full Report (PDF)

14.6 Assessment of revegetation success at the Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve.
Greet, J. // Summary Document (PDF)

14.7 Seaford Wetlands Monitoring Program: report on first ‘after’ survey and photo-point monitoring.
Greet, J. // Full Report (PDF)

14.8 Preliminary report on macroinvertebrate assemblages of Pyrites and Goodmans Creek in relation to the management of Merrimu Reservoir: patterns in 2013 in early stages of flow manipulation.
Walsh, C.J., Bloink, C and Hehir, G. // Full Report (PDF)

14.9 Environmental Watering Objectives for the Cockatoo Swamp.
Greet, J.

14.10 Flow regime prediction for the Merri Creek Catchment.
Burns, M.J., Bond, N. & Fletcher, T.D // Full Report(PDF)

14.11 Determination of hydrologic characteristics of un-gauged stream reaches of the Merri Creek Catchment.
Burns, M.J., & Bond, N. // Full Report (PDF)

2013

13.1 Predicting stream macroinvertebrate assemblage composition as a function of land use, physiography and climate: a guide for strategic planning for river and water management in the Melbourne Water management region.
Walsh, C.J. and Webb, J.A. // Summary Document (PDF)

13.2 Possible ecological futures for Merri and Darebin creeks.
Walsh, C.J., Bond, N. and Fletcher, T.D. // Full Report (PDF)

13.3 Seaford Wetlands monitoring program: report on quadrat ‘before’ surveys and photo-point monitoring.
Joe Greet // Full Report (PDF)