The Strathfield area has two wetlands: Mason Park Wetland in Homebush near Powells Creek and Yarrowee Wetland in Strathfield near the Cooks River.
Yarrowee Wetland was constructed in 2010 and provide a natural filter for storm water prior to entering the Cooks River. Yarrowee is also a testing site for health of the Cooks River.
On Sunday 23 March 2014, a tour of the wetland will be held. It is free event and will include demonstration of sampling of macroinvertebrates, tree planting and a BBQ. Bookings can be made via online booking at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/treading-lightly-3872044903
If the tour is full, add your name to the waitlist and you will be contacted when the next tour is organised.