Globally, Moreton Bay and Pumicestone Passage are unique aquatic environments, supporting a rich variety of aquatic habitats and species, from seagrass meadows, coral beds, fish and crustaceans, to turtles and dugongs. Source: State of the Brisbane River, Moreton Bay and Waterways, 1996
The mangrove swamps possess an extraordinary number of stunningly beautiful animals, each playing an important role in the healthy functioning of the swamps. Source: Wild Guide to Moreton Bay, 1998
A key feature of MangroveWatch is its close partnership between community volunteers and scientists from the James Cook University’s Mangrove Hub. Together they are systematically recording basic data as video and still imagery for assessments of estuarine habitat health.
Armed with expert support, training and advice, MangroveWatch volunteers in key regions are actively contributing to the monitoring of local estuaries and shorelines. An important goal in this phase of the program is to develop a network of like minded groups with the aim of producing public documents that describe important issues affecting local estuaries and mangroves, and their overall health.
MangroveWatch Ltd is a registered charitable company in Australia. To achieve its goals and those of community participants, the program relies on funding and sponsorships to keep things going.
Donations and Sponsorships will be acknowledged on this site.
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You can download our fact and information sheet to get more information about the MangroveWatch program.
You can download our fact and information sheet (see link below) to get more information about the MangroveWatch programs.Mangrove Watch Brochure