Waterbugs in the Mary

The SMALLEST critters can tell us MASSIVE amounts of information about waterway health. Click on the link to hear MRCCC’s Waterwatch Coordinator, Jess, on the search for macroinvertebrates (waterbugs) for Tiaro Landcare’s Mary River Turtle research project.

Click here to access the link to the Waterbug identification sheet. You can also click on the following links to access the survey form and for more information about Waterbugs.

Waterbug Survey Form

Freshwater Macroinvertebrates and Where You Might Find Them

ALT Key to Macroinvertebrates

Click on the link for information about the Waterbug Blitz.

Click here to access the Waterbug Blitz training video.

For more information, call Jess on 07 5482 4766 or email jess.dean@mrccc.org.au

Thanks to Tiaro Landcare for their dedication, passion and hard work for the Mary River Turtle project – saving the endangered Mary River turtle from extinction. Click on the link for more information about the Mary River Turtle and Tiaro Landcare.

Mary River (punk) turtle image courtesy of Chris van Wyk