EEC Field Trip

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Endangered Ecological Communities (EECs) field trip

Visit three of the Illawarra’s major EECs on this free bus trip

Join local bush regenerator Marcus Burgess for a guided tour of Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest, Illawarra Lowlands Grassy Woodland and Illawarra Subtropical Rainforest
The field trip will cover information such as:

  • Brief geology and how this (and other factors) influences the plants that will grow
  • Species commonly found in these communities
  • Any threatened/endangered plant species of significance within these communities
  • Any threatened/endangered fauna using these communities for habitat
  • Why these communities are under threat
  • What we can do to preserve them/why it’s important to protect them

When: Saturday 2nd June 2012, 9am – 2pm
Where: Departure point for bus trip will be the northern end of Puckey’s Estate, Fairy Meadow in the car park next to Fairy Meadow Surf Club
Cost: FREE, Lunch will be provided
RSVP: To book a place on this field trip email Megan at or phone 4229 7526


This field trip is ideal for private landholders who may be managing EECs, students, environmental volunteers and any other interested community members.

This field day is funded by Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority through the Australian Government’s Caring for our Country initiative.

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