Project Title:

Community based research supporting dryland salinity management at Kamarooka in Northern Victoria

 

Contact Person:

Phil Dyson - Hydrogeologist and geomorphologist
& Member of the NUFG

 

Organisations completing the R&D:

 

Northern United Forestry Group

Funding organisations:

National Landcare Program

 

Key Researchers:

Phil Dyson and members of the Northern United Forestry

 

Goals of the research:

To investigate the impact of native tree plantations and other
perennial vegetation on the water balance
of saline lands in Northern Victoria

 

Relationship to the NUFG:

This is a research project supported by the
Northern United Forestry Group

 

Timeframes:

 

The project commenced in 2004 and will
continue until at least 2008

Comments from researchers:

 

The project affords one of the most exciting pieces of research I have been involved in as a salinity specialist in a career spanning more than thirty years

 Website:

http://www.nufg.org.au/Kamarooka%20Project.htm