Each year on February 2nd, as we celebrate our unique and ecologically significant wetlands, we are acknowledging the anniversary of signing the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands).
Along the south coast, we have three Ramsar wetland sites – Lake Warden and Lake Gore near Esperance and Lake Muir – due to their high significance as major habitat for migrant and resident water birds.
You can also read about our stunning Ramsar wetlands in the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment biannual publication “Wetlands Australia”: https://www.awe.gov.au/…/wetlands-young-and-old-wa…
For more information on Ramsar Wetlands contact Kylie Fletcher, Land and Water Program Manager, on (e) email@example.com or (p) 9076 2200
IMAGE Lake Warden, Esperance. Photo credit: Kylie Fletcher (South Coast NRM)