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WetlandUpdate June 2016

Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia: change in extent 1955-1997-2012

The Queensland Herbarium has released the report Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia: change in extent 1955-1997-2012 and an associated interactive map viewer that uses a swipe map to show the changes in extent of mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay.

Find out more on the Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay page.

Plant selection for WSUD: WSUD design guidelines for Mackay

Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) is a reasonably new approach to urban stormwater quality management.

It is important that local plant selection is given appropriate consideration as a matter of priority.

These Technical Design Guidelines puts forward plant recommendations chosen by a team of horticultural experts. It also contains practical design drawings illustrating how they apply.

Updates, improvements and links


The WetlandUpdate is a regular bulletin sent to subscribers to provide them with the latest WetlandInfo resources and tools, as well as case studies, video information and new project fact sheets.

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WetlandInfo feedback and improvements

Send us your useful wetland information and links to add to WetlandInfo. Do you have a wetland question you just can't answer? Email us

WetlandInfo feature frog

Cyclorana brevipes
Photo by Harry Hines

Our WetlandInfo feature frog is Cyclorana brevipes, commonly known as the short-footed frog or superb collared frog. This species is native to areas of Queensland and New South Wales, and is dependent on wetlands for its early aquatic life.

WetlandInfo updates this section regularly, so keep your eyes and ears open!

For more information on frogs, visit Amphibiaweb or the Frogs of Australia website, or view species profiles in your area using WetlandSummary

Last updated: 17 June 2016

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