Get in the know with Goulburn Flo

A character named Flo explains how water for the environment benefits the Goulburn River in an online story.

An online story titled Goulburn Flo has been launched to help explain how water for the environment is used to improve the health of the Goulburn River.

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Simon Casanelia said the story followed a water droplet named Flo, who was taking a journey down the Goulburn.

“Flo is the star of an engaging and interactive web page which tracks water for the environment to improve the health of the Goulburn River,” Mr Casanelia said.

“Flo manages to explain a complex topic using everyday language.

“She takes us on an exciting journey as she makes her way from the mountains to the Murray and explains all the good work she does along the way.”

Mr Casanelia said through the Goulburn Flo story, users could learn about the importance of the size and timing of water for the environment deliveries to encourage plants to grow and fish to breed and move.

“Flo explains how water for the environment can be used to improve bank vegetation and fish habitat. It’s quite an adventure and Flo is an excellent tour guide,” he said.

The informative resource contains interactive text, photos, maps, diagrams and videos that describe water for the environment use along the 654 kilometre-long river.

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