Wetlands

For over 20 years, the Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd. (and its predecessor NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group Inc.) has worked on wetlands throughout the Murray-Darling Basin.

The following pages provide information on:

  • Quick Facts on the Murray-Darling Basin
  • Wetland Health and Processes that cause decline in wetland health
  • Why Wetlands are Important
  • What are Sulfidic Sediments?
  • Typical Plants and Animals found in wetlands.
Sulfidic sediments form naturally when soils are inundated for extended periods by sulfate-rich water. read more
An overview of the common plants and animals found in wetlands throughout the Murray-Darling Basin. read more
Describes the various attributes that wetlands provide. read more
List of quick facts about the Murray-Darling Basin. read more
Murray-Darling Basin Map. read more