Apart from being able to offer our Sustaining River Life Outdoor Classroom and the education walk around the trails of the adjoining Tiger Bay Wetlands, at the Window on the Wetlands Centre we have nine outdoor shelters, each with eight education panels on a range of themes, some of which are listed below:
– The Macquarie Marshes and wetlands in general
– Land use in the Macquarie Valley
– Macquarie Valley Trails tourism information
– Native fish of the Macquarie River and how to be a RiverSmart angler
– Feral animals and weeds
– Birds of the Macquarie Valley
– Mammals and reptiles of the Macquarie Valley
– Threatened ecological communities of the region
– Landcare responses to the threats challenging river and wetland health
– Predicted impacts of climate on the water cycle and aquatic species
– The Wayilwan people; traditional owners of this ‘country’
– Early European history, including explorers, Cobb & Co. etc
– The history of two of Australia’s best known sheep stations; Haddon Rig and Egelabra
These panels are freely open to the public, seven days a week, and there is no entry fee.
If you would like a guided tour or for us to design and run an educational visit for your group or school class please contact the CEO of RiverSmart, Dr Bill Phillips.
Note that charges will normally apply in this case.