Wetlands Environmental Education Centre

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Geography - Biophysical interactions, inter-tidal wetlands - Kooragang Island

Students will investigate salt marsh and mangrove ecosystems, interactions, distribution and abundance, and management issues at this rehabilitated site.

The program will include:

  • Site introduction including history, current use and management

Fieldwork including:

  • Biophysical factors: water and air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction water depth, pH, turbidity.
  • Distribution and abundance of animals and plants: Fixed transect , Quadrats
  • Threats and management of vegetation
  • Management issues are investigated throughout the day
  • Issues relating to climate change and threats to this environment.

For further information on curriculum links, program and excursion information open the program overview or contact us.

Check out the Kooragang Wetlands Rehabilitation program video on Youtube.