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Wetland walkabout monitoring


The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.

Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.

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Wetland Walkabout Photo by Reef Catchments

Program start date


Program end date

Objectives of the program

Monitor wetlands water quality

Drivers for monitoring program

Volunteer Monitoring by Wetland Walkabout Manager 

Who is involved?

Lead organisation

Reef Catchments

Contact details of lead organisation: reception♲

Partner organisations

Wetlands Walkabout, Mackay, Pioneer Catchment Landcare 

List of indicators monitored

pH, EC, DO, water and air temp, turbidity, weather conditions, last rainfall, water level, water flow rate, stream data (width, depth, erosion, siltation), water appearance, water odour, exotic water plants, algal types, fish

Scale of program


Brief description of sampling locations

Several sites within and adjacent to Wetland Walkabout, Mackay

Frequency of monitoring


Where is the program reported?

Pioneer Catchment Landcare and Reef Catchments

Frequency of Reporting


Last updated: 22 March 2013

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wetland walkabout monitoring, WetlandInfo website, accessed 18 March 2024. Available at:

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WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment, Science and Innovation