Local Links - NRM Education
NRM Education provide a broad range of resources packages, ID Charts and monitoring programs all with a strong focus on engaging with our local environment all with very strong ties to concepts covered as during an Urrbrae Wetland Excursion.
National Links - Murray-Darling Basin Authority
The MDBA off an extensive range of resources and digital games (a favorite is Run the River!). All resources are free with direct links to the Australian National Curriculum and are an excellent way to extend upon the concepts of water sustainability and management covered during an Urrbrae Wetland Excursion.
International Links - Ramsar
The Ramsar Convention is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation of wetlands. This site provides a range of resources and activities with looking at the international context of Wetlands.
This is also where you can get involved in WORLD WETLAND DAY!
KESAB Environmental Solutions -Interactive fact sheets, catchment and coastal studies, tours, games, aquatic animals, links and a did you know section, a great resource for teachers and students.
Earth Clock - a real time, visual representation of the worlds popualtion growth, CO2 emissions, species and forest loss, waste production, etc. Its a little scary to watch.....
Urrbrae Wetland plants, animals, fungi & everything else
The Wetland ecosystem changes throughout the seasons. For more information and photos on the plants, animals and fungi that occur at differently times throughout the year, visits the Urrbrae Wetland Birdie website.
Frog Watch SA and the Frog Spotter App.
Help to monitor and track frog species, whilst learning the types of frogs present in your area. This site has a brilliant app. to assist in the identification of frog calls.
General Wetland Ecology
Wetland Care Australia - resource packs for schools and teachers
Australian Fresh Water Algae - identification keys
Discovering Wetlands in Australia - the Australian Government has produced a primary school classroom education kit. The package has been designed as a curriculum resource for Primary School students in Years 3-6. It is also suitable for use in wetland education centres, and for anyone who wants to find out more about Australia's wetlands.