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Join us for an enlightening experience focused on the captivating world of waterbugs and their vital role in understanding water quality.



We are thrilled to present our upcoming event, in partnership with Melbourne Water, where we invite you to explore the fascinating realm of these tiny aquatic creatures.


Waterbugs, the unsung heroes of our waterways, hold the key to deciphering the health of our aquatic ecosystems. Through their presence, behaviour, and diversity, we can gain valuable insights into the overall water quality. By attending this event, you'll delve into the intriguing world of waterbugs and discover how they serve as indicators of the ecological balance in our precious waterways.


Mark your calendars for the 15th of July as we gather along the picturesque Gardeners Creek at the Glen Iris Wetlands. This tranquil location provides the perfect backdrop to deepen our understanding of waterbugs and their significance. Be prepared for an engaging and educational experience that will broaden your knowledge of water quality assessment and conservation efforts.


At our event, we will dive into practical methods for monitoring and interpreting the presence of waterbugs. You'll have the opportunity to observe these fascinating creatures up close, learn about their unique characteristics, and understand how their diversity reflects the health of our aquatic environments. Discover how this valuable knowledge can empower us to protect and improve water quality in our community.


We extend a warm invitation to families and individuals of all ages to be part of this immersive event. Thanks to the generous support of Melbourne Water, participation is completely free and accessible to everyone, ensuring that the marvels of waterbugs are accessible to all who seek to deepen their connection with nature.


Don't miss out on this remarkable opportunity to explore the world of waterbugs and their crucial role in understanding water quality. Join us at the Glen Iris Wetlands on the 15th of July, and let's embark on a journey of discovery and conservation together.


Register now to join us at the idyllic Glen Iris Wetlands, nestled along the picturesque Gardiners Creek.

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    George Pepperell Pavilion, Glen Iris, Victoria, 3146, Australia