NSW Wetland Inventory

We’re collecting data and information about NSW wetlands to improve the way they’re managed.

Ibis in lignum rookery

We have completed an inventory of wetlands in the Lachlan Valley, New South Wales, as a pilot study.

The aim was to develop and test a method to automate mapping and classification of wetlands which could be used to develop a statewide wetland inventory.

The method has now been verified and is ready to be deployed to build a NSW Wetland Inventory. An inventory would improve the way wetlands are monitored and managed, and make high-quality data and information available to everyone.

Results of the pilot study

The pilot study resulted in the creation of the Lachlan Wetland Inventory. In this work we: