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Gerard Carmody

..... Like the many thousands of visitors before us, the plan was to take in the experience of the crystal clear water and abundant aquatic fauna and flora. Unfortunately this trip was very different to past experience and expectations as we saw the alarming deterioration of the Ewens Ponds wetland and out-flowing Eight Mile Creek. The most noticeable change was the widespread infestation and impact of an aggressive new form of blue-green algae throughout the ponds and creek.