Merri Creek Management Committee


Merri Park Wetlands are a remarkable example of a hidden jewel – it feels so special and quiet there.  Students are amazed to consider concepts of habitat loss and recovery and see real example.


It's wild out there...

Merri Creek Management Committee has been working with school communities to integrate environmental education into the curriculum for an engaging learning experience. There are some terrific places to visit along Merri Creek for learning about the local environment. Merri Creek flows from Wallan township north of Melbourne through the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

Students explore using cameras, mirrors, and sketch pads. They enjoy listening to the local wildlife first hand.

Restored indigenous habitat along the Merri is a great outdoor classroom. Students then understand that these plants are local to this area - not just native to Australia. They know that without biodiversity of this level of integrity means the loss of visitors such as the Sacred Kingfisher.



If you would like your students to be involved in one of these environmental education excursions please contact Angela on 9380 8199, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Students enjoying their large outdoor classroomStudents enjoy planting in this bush setting by the creek

Merri Events Calendar

20 Jan 2019;
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Waterwatch new recruits sampling day

23 Jan 2019;
05:30PM - 07:00PM
Discovering the wildlife of Edgars Creek

24 Jan 2019;
06:30PM - 07:30PM
What frogs live in Yarra?

30 Jan 2019;
05:30PM - 07:00PM
Our home, our nearby nature around Edgars Creek in Epping event

31 Jan 2019;
06:00PM - 07:30PM
World Wetlands Day Walk and Talk in Darebin

03 Feb 2019;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Litter Clean Up – Nth Fitzroy - Friends of Merri Creek