Looking for something to do these school holidays? Get creative and design a poster or video about the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland and you could win some great prizes and experiences in the Ramsar Wetland.

Photo credit: Green Kids Now Inc.

Poster/video ideas:

  • Tell us about the unique plants, animals and environments that are found in the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland.
  • Tell us what you like most about the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland and what’s special about it.
  • Show us the activities you like to do in the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland (boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, bush walking).
  • Help educate people on how to protect the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland (e.g., pick up rubbish, reduce disturbance to shorebirds, plant a tree!)

To find out more about the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland plants, animals and environments visit our new interactive map.

 

Prizes

By entering this competition, you’ll go into the draw to win an experience in the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland!

1st Prize – Cruise across to Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) on the Stradbroke Flyer, where you will spend two nights in an Eco Island Tent at Bradbury’s Beach. The Traditional Owners, the Quandamooka people, run and own Minjerribah Camping and invite you to visit this beautiful island, much of which is part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland. Bradbury’s Beach is a great place to view shorebirds, which the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland is famous for. Stradbroke Flyer ferry tickets and 2 nights’ accommodation at Bradbury’s Beach are included in the prize.

2nd Prize – A multi-trip ticket (10 single tickets) on the Amity Ferry to Coochiemudlo Island. Take your family or friends over for the day to visit the island and its beautiful wetlands and beaches, which are part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland.

 

To enter this competition:

  1. Create your poster/video. Posters can be hand-drawn or made using digital media. If hand-drawn, please take a photo or scan to send us.
  2. Send us an email with your poster or video attached (or a link to it if it’s too big to send) to info@hlw.org.au.
  3. Make sure you put in the email:
    • Subject: ‘Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland Poster Competition’.
    • In the text of the email please include your name, age, phone number and postcode so we can get in touch with in relation to this competition.
  4. By entering the competition you are agreeing to your material being published by Healthy Land & Water on our website, social media pages and potentially future publications.
  5. Entries close Sunday 24 July 2022.
  6. Winners will be announced by 14 August 2022.
  7. For terms and conditions click here.

 

Why the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland?

Covering more than 120,000 hectares, the Moreton Bay Ramsar site is visited by more than 28 species of migratory shorebirds (30,000 individuals visit the site each year), 750 species of fish, eight species of dolphin, six species of marine turtles, five species of whale, and the dugong.

These animals live in the many different coastal habitats found across the Ramsar Wetland including freshwater wetlands, beaches, mud flats, saltmarsh, mangroves, coral reefs and seagrass beds.

The Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland is internationally recognised for its biodiversity and ecological significance and its rich cultural heritage.

We encourage you to get out there, enjoy this unique environment and share your photos and experiences with us.

For more information about the wetland click here.

 

This project is supported by Healthy Land & Water, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

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