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Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC)

By Chris Rostron / 4th May 2021

About Name of organisation: Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) Funding support: Government / Industry Number of staff: 24 Number of visitors per year: Although not a conventional wetland centre, PHCC has recently engaged with over 5,000 per year. The Peel-Harvey catchment is once again a flourishing network of interconnected, productive landscapes, with diverse, healthy and resilient ecosystems, globally and…

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Wonga Wetlands

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Albury City Council Funding support: nil Number of staff: 5 Number of visitors per year: 20,000 Overall aims of the centre Provide Environmental Education to schools and community groups Description of the centre * Wonga is 80 hectares in size, using reclaimed water from the City Sewer Treatment plant *Located 4 kilometres West of…

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Tyto Wetlands Information Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Hinchinbrook Shire Council Funding support: Fully funded by Hinchinbrook Shire Council Number of staff: 1 full time, 2 part time and 47 volunteers Number of visitors per year: Varies depending on year. 22 000 to 25 000 Overall aims of the centre Primarily a visitor information centre promoting the general area but specifically…

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Serendip Sanctuary

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Name of organisation Parks Victoria Funding support Parks Victoria Number of staff Varies Number of visitors per year 70,000 Overall aims of the centre Through education and interpretation Serendip Sanctuary will give visitors the opportunity to experience and value the importance of conservation, threatened species & cultural heritage. Description of the centre Serendip Sanctuary…

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National Wetland Trust New Zealand

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Rotopiko National Wetland Centre. We have a 10 hectare pest-proof sanctuary, free of introduced mammalian predators. It includes a small 20,000 year old peat lake, a tall semi-swamp podocarp forest, areas of lake margin and open mown grassland. We have been re-vegetating this site after 100 years of grazing by farm animals and…

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Miranda Shorebird Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Miranda Naturalists Trust Funding support: self funding Number of staff: 1.25 Number of visitors per year: 20,000 Overall aims of the centre Established in 1975, principal aims of the Trust include raising public awareness of coastal ecology and advocacy for shorebirds and their habitats. Description of the centre The Miranda Shorebird Centre is…

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Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Shortland Wetlands Trust Inc Funding support: Self funded and through successful applications for grants and sponsorship Number of staff: Approx 6 full time equivalent paid staff, between 150-200 volunteers spread throughout teams and operational requirements Number of visitors per year: 25,913 unique visitors in 2011 annual report Overall aims of the centre Established…

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Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre, Perth

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Management and funding Managed by WA Gould League Inc. WA Gould League is a non-government, non-profit organisation. The mission of the WA Gould League is to provide quality environmental education programmes and curriculum to school and community to assist in the creation of Sustainable Communities. Our strength has been in the provision of quality…

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Dharnya Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

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Coolart Wetlands & Homestead

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Parks Victoria Funding support: Victorian Government, Friends of Coolart Number of staff: 3.2 Number of visitors per year: 40,000 Overall aims of the centre Conservation and education Description of the centre Coolart Wetlands and Homestead (87ha) is located on the Mornington Peninsula, at Somers, approximately 65 kilometres south-east of Melbourne. Within the Reserve are…

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