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Ecological Character Description for Great Sandy Straits Ramsar Site, Queensland

The project required preparation of a comprehensive description of the ecological character of the Great Sandy Straits Ramsar site, south-east Queensland, using a recently-finalised national framework; also updating of the Ramsar Information Sheet and digital boundary map for the site.


Action Description:

The Ramsar Site includes intertidal flats, a sand estuary passage, mangroves, saltmarshes, and freshwater swamps including unusual 'patterned fens' on peat deposits.


Action Partners:

Funded by: the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency. Implemented entirely by Wetlands International.