Wetlands video series

Check out these six educational wetlands videos featuring the Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands in Victoria, Australia.

Learn how wetlands support a variety of wildlife - including birds, reptiles, frogs, fish and bugs - which are all part of a complex food web.

Animals of the wetland - transcript

Discover the importance of the Edithvale-Seaford wetlands to 190 bird species, including migratory birds that travel 12,000kms from Siberia.

Birds of the wetland - transcript

The Friends of Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands have been pivotal in protecting and improving the wetlands, which have gained international recognition for their significance.

Friends of the wetlands - transcript

Follow the history of the Edithvale-Seaford wetlands, from their origins as Carrum Carrum Swamp - territory of the indigenous Bunwurrung language group to the time of early settlement.

History of the wetland - transcript

Learn why plants are important to a wetland, and how some were used by indigenous people for food, fibre and medicine. The Edithvale-Seaford wetlands has 87 plant species with records of Aboriginal use.

Plants of the wetland - transcript

 

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