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Visit to the Etiwanda Wetlands

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Etiwanda Wetlands

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Etiwanda Wetlands

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Etiwanda Wetlands

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Sustainability Ambassadors and Enviro Team off to the Etiwanda Wetlands

Checking the animals and birds at the Etiwanda Wetlands and why wetlands are useful to filter water.

Checking the animals and birds at the Etiwanda Wetlands and why wetlands are useful to filter water.

Harry and Jeremy at the Etiwanda Wetlands finding out the purpose of a constructed wetlands.

Harry and Jeremy at the Etiwanda Wetlands finding out the purpose of a constructed wetlands.

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Carp questions

1. Do carp harm other fish?

2. What can happen if we don’t get rid of carp?

3. How did carp get in the Murray in the first place?

4. How long can carp live out of water?

5. Is the Murray the only river with carp in it?

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There is a lot to learn about wetlands!

Wetlands are fascinating places. They support animals and plants and even people so they can enjoy the views the wetlands offer.

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Wetlands provide habitat and are useful for many more purposes.

Wetlands are most necessary all over the world.

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Wetlands in the Mildura Region

Constructed wetlands are very useful to manage stormwater and natural wetlands provide natural habitats for the animals and plants.

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Wetlands play an important role!

Wetlands play an important role in the health of the environment.They maintain and improve water quality and have been called the ‘kidneys of the river’because they filter out pollutants, such as nutrients, sediments and pesticides from waterways.

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Harry’s interpretation of WETLANDS!

Sometimes wetlands are seen as wastelands where mosquitoes breed, however they are much more than that!

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What do we know about wetlands?

Wetlands can be seen in many different places throughout the world. Check out what Alex D has to say!

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The wetlands are like the kidneys of the river!

What does this mean? The wetlands filter the water before it goes back to the river just like our kidneys act as filters in the human body!

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Wetlands can be natural or constructed.

There are many wetlands in Australia. Some are natural and some constructed or man made!

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Wetlands help in many different ways to sustain and protect the environment. By Olivia

A wetland is very important, though you may not know, you need it. Wetlands clean polluted and river water. They take several steps to make the water clean again. It is like a filter. There are more constructed wetlands now as communites realise they can filter their stormwater.