Georges River mangroves

Mangroves thrive in environments that are often intolerable to other plants. They grow between the land and the sea, often in saltwater and intertidal locations where they are regularly flooded.

Towra Point Aquatic Reserve

Towra Point Aquatic Reserve is a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention.


Seabirds are the most conspicuous life form inhabiting estuaries. Seabirds are defined as any species of bird which spends a substantial part of it's life foraging and breeding in the marine environment.

Meet the waterbugs

Monitoring waterbugs is extremely useful for assessing the condition of our local creeks. Take a look at some of the creatures you can find.

Bell Miner birds responsible for 'dieback' in Eucalyptus trees

The lovely sound bellbirds or Bell Miners make in bushland may be a sign of something more sinister going on... such as Eucalyptus trees dying.