Ramsar Lake Albert Reply

Thank you for your email to the Ramsar Secretariat regarding the health

of the Coorong, Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert Ramsar site. We

appreciate receiving up to date local information on the condition of

Lake Albert and the management actions underway.

The Secretariat is keeping in regular contact with our Ramsar National

Focal Point in Australia, Mr Ian Krebs, to monitor the situation at this

site. We will write to Mr Krebs to seek more information on the specific

points you raise in your email. I will write to you again following his


Should you wish to contact him also, his details are:

Mr Ian Krebs

Assistant Director, Wetlands Section

Environmental Water & Natural Resources Branch Water Reform Division

Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

Phone: (02) 6274 2526

Fax: (02) 6274 2268

Email: Ian.Krebs@environment.gov.au

Please contact either myself or Dr Lew Young (Senior Regional Advisor

for Asia-Oceania young@ramsar.org) if you wish to discuss this further,

and I look forward to being in contact with you soon.

With kind regards,

Ann Aldersey.

Ann Aldersey (Ms)

Assistant Advisor for Asia-Oceania

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat

Rue Mauverney 28

CH-1196 Gland Switzerland.

Tel: +41 (0) 22 999 0138 Fax: +41 (0) 22 999 0169

Website: www.ramsar.org

Email: asia@ramsar.org