Video: Elster Creek Wildlife – Melbourne urban ecosystems

It’s amazing how rich a local neighbourhood with urban ecology. This was filmed around Elster Creek aka Elwood Canal, a built up inner city area.

Narrated and filmed by Gio Fitzpatrick, Youth Wildlife Ambassador.
Produced by Sharron Hunter. Port Phillip EcoCentre.

Make a tax deductible donation to support the EcoCentre to protect the health of Melbourne's urban ecosystems, from 'burbs to Bay.

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The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including the Yalukit Willam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional custodians of the land on which we are located.

We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other First Nations and Elder members of our multicultural community.