WetlandCare Australia

WetlandCare Australia

Working with communities to protect, promote and restore wetlands since 1991

Protecting, Promoting and Restoring Wetlands Since 1991

WetlandCare Australia has been dedicated to protecting and restoring Australian wetlands and inspiring others to get involved for over 20 years. Our founders envisioned a future for restoring networks of wetlands across Australia that would provide the connectivity to ensure healthy functioning ecosystems that support life. As Australia's only dedicated national wetland conservation organisation our reach has been extensive in moving that dream towards a reality.

We have earned our reputation as an influential change agent and partnership builder through our solid track record in managing and delivering hundreds of projects that have resulted in improved wetland ecosystems and their sustainable use.

Our work is far from done and we are committed to continuing the path our founders laid for delivering on their vision. Our 2011-2015 Conservation Plan (PDF - 1.7MB) outlines the next phase of that journey. By working together in partnership we will implement the plan and achieve further tangible results towards the lasting conservation of Australia's wetland heritage.

Our mission: Working with communities to protect, promote and restore wetlands since 1991.

WetlandCare Australia is a not-for-profit, registered charitable institution, with a volunteer Board of Directors, listed on the Register of Environmental Organisations, and all donations are tax-deductible.

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Programs - Ramsar Programs - Eastern Wetlands and Water Programs - Blue Carbon Programs - Biodiversity Programs - Great Barrier Reef
 

Our Latest News

Barratta Creek Constructed Wetland Update

April 11, 2014

An important milestone and key feature of the Delivering Biodiversity Dividends for the Barratta Creek Catchment project has been reached with the roll-out of constructed wetlands which capture irrigation and tail-water run-off from several large cane farms in the Burdekin-Haughton Water Supply Scheme in North Queensland.

Aboriginal Trainees Commence Work

April 09, 2014

Three Aboriginal people will commence a 6-month program restoring bushland in the Waratah West area on Monday 7 April. The trainees have been employed by Conservation Volunteers Australia. Their work is central to the Newcastle Riparian-Ramsar Connections project, which is coordinated by WetlandCare Australia with funding from the Australian Government. The project aims to restore urban water ways in Newcastle while providing opportunities for Indigenous employment.

WetlandCare Australia Launches their Wetland Discovery Program for Primary Schools

April 02, 2014

WetlandCare Australia launched their Wetland Discovery Program this week, a curriculum-linked environmental teaching package for primary schools. It’s an exciting, practical and hands-on program that is already proving to engage students in their local environment.
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What's On

Field Day for Productive Pastures

We’re inviting you to a field day at Bungawalbin Creek on Tuesday April 29. If you’re a landholder in the area, WetlandCare Australia would like you to come along and inspect recent drain modifications undertaken on a property on Bungawalbin Creek.

WetlandCare Australia and the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance event Tuesday the 29th April

WetlandCare Australia and the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance proudly present proudly present an event showcasing the environmental restoration works undertaken to restore critically important endangered ecological vegetation communities.

You're invited!

Join us on Thursday April 24th to learn more about the Ngunya Jargoon Indigenous Protected Area (IPA).
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