Murray River Ecology

 

Home
Introduction
Illawonga Camp Facilities
Camp living area & floor plan
Property Layout
Murray River Ecology
Animals of the Murray Mallee
Murray Mallee Ecology
Irrigation and Produce
Fossil Hunting
Recreational activities
Sample Itinerary
Food & Catering
Coach Transfers
Preparing children for camp
Bookings & Enquiries
Sample Letter
News

 

Home

A boat ride through the creeks and lagoons of 
the SWAN REACH area
.

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION.

1] "THE MILEWA". The pre-European Murray River.

2] EUROPEAN SETTLEMENT. Why the river was regulated, steam boats, irrigation, locks, dams, weirs, reservoirs etc.

3] MANAGING THE RIVER INTO THE FUTURE.

4] BIRDS OF THE MURRAY RIVER. Students will receive bird identification charts.

5] FISH OF THE MURRAY RIVER. Changes to native fish populations resulting from river regulation. Introduced fish, European Carp and their impact on the river.

* Our tour boat has been specifically designed for Murray River Educational Nature Tours by ALUFARM MARINE, Goolwa. The boat is surveyed annually by the Department of Transport, Marine Safety Division to Passenger Vessel class 1E standard. The boat is equipped with an approved life jacket for each passenger. Our operators are all experienced boat handlers with appropriate Murray River & Inland Waters certificates of competency

 

Home

Page 5 of 17