Saltwatch salinity snapshot
During Saltwatch Week each year, schools from all over Victoria can learn about the effects of salinity on water quality in their local catchment by collecting local water sources and testing with a salinity meter to determine salt content.
Check out the Salinity Snapshot Report (for the North Central CMA) to see what they did in 2016!
Here are activities for the classroom – Fresh and Salty (Aimed at upper primary)
Other events in 2018
National Waterbug Blitz, October 2018
The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia's first nationwide, citizen science, waterway monitoring event. In spring each year, Australian are encouraged to discover how healthy their local waterways and wetlands are, simply by exploring and identfying what waterbugs live in them. Keep up with waterbug hunts in your area by visiting the website www.waterbugblitz.org.au
National Water Week, October 2018
During National Water Week each year, schools from Victoria look at a theme and celebrate by creating posters and with local events. Check back soon to find out what is happening in 2018 and how to be involved.