|Links to freshwater sites:
Australian non-government organisations:
Australian Society for Limnology (this site contains many useful links to other organisations).
Australian Wetlands and Rivers (University of New South Wales)
Waterkeepers (river care)
Wild Rivers - joint website by Queensland Conservation Council and The Wilderness Society (Qld).
Australian Commonwealth and State government organisations:
Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage
Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests
Commonwealth National Water Commission
Australian Capital Territory: government access portal
New South Wales Department of Land and Water Conservation (this site contains many useful links to other organisations, including NGOs).
Queensland: government access portal
South Australia: government access portal
Western Australia: government access portal
International freshwater organisations:
Baiji Foundation (Chinese NGO)
Freshwater EcoRegions of the World (WWF / TNC)
International Lake Environment Committee (Japan - based)
Kansas Geological Survey: Marios Sophocleous (highly recommended)
LakeNet - a global NGO working in collaboration with Ramsar on lake protection.
River Basin Initiative - a joint Ramsar / Convention on Biological Diversity site
Wetlands International (global NGO engaged in wetland protection)
Consultants in freshwater ecosystems
Ecoconcern (Jim Tait)
Dr John Harris (freshwater fish, river protection)
Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper (fishways)
Mainstream (Australia) Dr Bill Phillips
Dr Mark Lintermans (ACT)
Dr Tim Doeg (Victoria)
Prof Mike Young (water reform)