King tide on the Cooks River

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Link: www.youtube.com/watch
Published on Jan 29, 2014

Sydney experiences king tides twice a year. King tides are extra high tides that occur when the Earth, Sun and Moon align and their combined gravitational force is at its strongest. King tides almost always occur at night, so they are only seen by the keenest tide watchers.

 

Cup and Saucer Wetlands Video

Cup and Saucer Wetlands Video SydneyWaterTV
Link: www.youtube.com/watch
Published on Mar 11, 2013

Cup and Saucer Wetlands is the first step in Sydney Water’s Cooks River Naturalisation Project. It was built in 2010 and provides a habitat for local birds and aquatic life. The wetland cost $900,000 to build and filters water from Cup and Saucer Creek. The Cooks River Project has three more naturalisation sites planned. These sites are areas along the Cooks River banks at Belfield, Canterbury and Campsie.

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Towra Point Nature Reserve Grey Globe Award

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Aust Wetland Network
Link:  Towra Point Nature Reserve Grey Globe
Published on Jul 7, 2012

Towra Point Nature Reserve in Botany Bay, Sydney, was presented with a Grey Globe Award by the World Wetland Network at the 11th Ramsar Conference of Parties in Bucharest on Saturday 7 July. The Award is for wetlands under threat.
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