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Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

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Geography - Earth's Natural Systems (Dudley Campus)

Stage 6

Investigation of the unique coastal bushland environment in the Awabakal Nature Reserve which includes 4 distinct vegetation zones including one of the largest remaining coastal heath communities.


  • Data collection and analysis using a variety of fieldwork instruments and connection to the atmospheric, hydrological, geomorphic and ecological systems
  • Equipment used during the program includes: hygrometer, anemometer, compass, turbidity tube,soil pH and moisture equipment, kestrel, clinometer, lux meter, data logger, GPS and a variety of maps.
  • Development of a vegetation transect and quadrat
  • Analysis of the values of this coastal bushland ecosystem and how these have changed over time.
  • Examination of issues, threats and management to this coastal bushland ecosystem.

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