The Gwydir River Selected Area Flow-MER project monitors six scientific ‘indicators’ to help us understand the impact of water for the environment on the landscape, plants, and animals. These include hydrology, waterbirds, fish (diversity and movement), vegetation and food webs. This article covers how we study these indicators and what some of our findings were for the 2021-22 water year. 

To read the whole issue: Issue 31 Flow-MER in the Gwydir: What Do We Do