Wallis Lake Marine Discovery Tour

Wallis Lake Marine Discovery Tour

Past Event

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Tue 10 May10am - 12pm

Wallis Lake
Forster NSW 2428

Lake-lovers, ahoy! Boat across Wallis Lake in a free Marine Discovery tour.

Gain an incredible understanding of our beautiful Wallis Lake waterway in this informative workshop delving into the animals that make the lake its home, as well as the ways we can all help protect this local natural resource.

On the boat you’ll hear from scientists about the latest research taking place. You’ll gain insight from locals on topics such as the history of oyster farming, fishing and more.

It will also be on opportunity for those on board to have their say about the upcoming preparation of a ten-year plan designed to manage Wallis Lake.

The event is part of Hunter Local Land Services and MidCoast Council’s Marine Discovery program. The program is supported by the State Government through Local Land Services and MidCoast Council's Environmental Rate.

“The Marine Discovery series is designed to bring together some of the leading names in marine research and conservation to share their findings and raise awareness of our amazing local environments,” said Gerard Tuckerman, Council’s Manager of Natural Systems.

“It is also a great opportunity for our local residents to get involved.”

The event is suitable for all.

Spaces on the boat are limited and bookings are essential. To book, email [email protected].

Southern Estuaries Coastal Management Program

MidCoast Council is in the process of preparing a Coastal Management Program (CMP) for its Southern Estuaries including the areas of Wallis Lake, Smiths Lake, Karuah River, Myall Lakes, Kore Kore Creek and North Arm Cove. Estuaries are the areas where the freshwater from the river meets the salt water from the ocean.

Please complete our survey at the link here - it takes just 10 minutes.