Technical advice on ecological character descriptions for Australian Ramsar sites
This activity involves invited technical advice to projects that are developing ecological character descriptions for selected Ramsar Sites in Australia. Emphasis is on review of Ramsar Criteria met and identifying the critical ecosystem services, especially those related to the Criteria met.
Ramsar Sites for which input has been provided: Currawinya Lakes (QLD), Moreton Bay (QLD), Peel-Yalgorup System (WA). Some of these projects are not completed and the products are not yet in the public domain.
Funded by: the Australian Government, through State conservation agencies, is the original source of funding. The projects have been led by various multi-disciplinary consultants and WI has been a team member and/or invited expert contributor.