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Fletchers Lake Reserve Management Plan

  Fletchers Lake Reserve Management Plan
The BMEET team

Full Title

Fletchers Lake Reserve Management Plan

Contact Person

Susan Gehrig

Funding Body

Barkindji-Maraura Elders Environment Team (BMEET) 

with funding through the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's Indigenous Heritage Program


September 2014 to June 2018


BMEET, Murray-Darling Wetlands Working Group, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW Office of Water, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Sunset Archaeology, Dareton Local Aboriginal Land Council, Western Murray Irrigation, Wentworth Shire Council, Western Local Land Services.


BMEET have been undertaking cultural and natural resource management work on Fletchers Lake Reserve since 2012, and have recently been granted a licence to occupy this land by NSW Office of Water. During this time BMEET have engaged with a range of stakeholders including landholders, NSW government agencies, Wentworth Shire Council, local community, The Murray-Darling Wetlands Working Group (MDWWG) and The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC), for advice and input into management activities being carried out on Fletchers Lake Reserve.

BMEET have  developed a management plan for Fletchers Lake Reserve. MDFRC Cultural Science Facilitator, Susan Gehrig, has integrated the science with existing cultural objectives and management actions for Fletchers Lake Reserve.