Murrang in the News
Read about some of our environmental projects in the news
Interview in ABC Organic Gardener Magazine
Following our three-part blog on contaminants in soil, organics and composts, Jess and Jules were interviewed by ABC Organic Gardener magazine. You can find the back issue of the magazine here, and further information in blog posts on healthy soil for gardeners, plant death, and contaminants in gardening.
Fingerboards Mineral Sands Mine: Rejected
Safely growing foods in home gardens
City of Greater Bendigo
Murrang Earth Sciences reviewed a new article by the City of Greater Bendigo. The article is a quick guide on how to safely grow food in home gardens.
Webinar: new Victorian environmental laws
The University of Melbourne - Water Security Series
Jess from Murrang Earth Sciences was invited as a panellist to discuss what the new Victorian environmental and human health laws mean for industry and business.
Alternatives for mushroom compost
Australian Mushrooms Journal
Finding alternative sources to wheaten straw as a substrate for mushroom compost - a summary of our final report, written with Frontier Ag & Environment. See page 30 of the journal.
$80,000 Grant to Adapt to Climate Change
Murrang Earth Sciences in the news for their work to understand he impact of climate change on coastal soils and groundwater.
Investigating environmental damage
NSW Planning & Environment
Together with local erosion experts Soil and Water, Murrang Earth Sciences put forward a case for the NSW government to assess environmental damage caused by the development of a gas pipeline.
Real live soil moisture
HMLG & CSIRO
Harden-Murrumburrah Landcare Group, CSIRO, and Murrang Earth Sciences installed a number of soil moisture probes which tell farmers their soil moisture in real time.
Getting a fix on nitrogen in soils
HMLG & CSIRO
Harden-Murrumburrah Landcare Group, CSIRO, and Murrang Earth Sciences worked to understand how much of the nitrogen in fertilisers ends up in crops.