Ginninderra News

  • 09 Aug 2023

    Waterbirds of Hall’s Pond at Ginninderra

    Hall’s Pond at Ginninderra is a perfect habitat for a number of Australian waterbirds. Over two summers, CSIRO researchers conducted informal surveys of the waterbird species at the pond. About Hall’s Pond Hall’s Pond was created in 1970 through the construction of a dam...

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  • 05 May 2023

    Building removals underway on Ginninderra

    CSIRO advises local residents that building removal works will be carried out at our Ginninderra site from May through June 2023. The removal of up to 10 structures follows the relocation of CSIRO’s agricultural research to the Boorowa Agricultural Research Station and is a...

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  • 21 Apr 2023

    New research offers insights into turtle movements at Ginninderra

    Ginninderra has a resident population of Eastern Long-necked Turtles (Chelodina longicollis) that use its dams, pond and creek. Researchers from CSIRO and the University of Canberra have monitored their movements over two summers to get a better understanding of their behaviour. About the Eastern...

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  • 27 Feb 2023

    Project update – February 2023

    We’re starting the new year with a number of initiatives to help us better understand and manage the Ginninderra site. We’ll be undertaking a conservation survey on Ginninderra West to build on and update our knowledge about the site’s ecological values, as well as...

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  • 23 Jan 2023

    Boorowa builds on Ginninderra’s research legacy

    CSIRO’s Boorowa Agricultural Research Station opened in November 2019. In just three years, the facility has already made significant breakthroughs in crop science, agronomy and farming systems that build on CSIRO’s agricultural research legacy in NSW and the ACT. Boorowa Agricultural Research Station (BARS)...

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