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Tootgarook Wetlands Walk

Walk Difficulty Tootgarook Wetlands is home to numerous animals including frogs and birds. A short walk , but interesting for its habitat values.
This area formed part of of a larger swamp that extended from Boneo to Port Philip Bay.
The Tootgarook Swamp, or Boneo Swamp, as it is sometimes referred, is a Ground Water Dependent Ecosystem and the largest example left of an Shallow freshwater marsh in the Port Phillip bay and Western Port region. The swamp exists on organosols soils (fibric peat), and as a peat regenerating wetland it is the most threatened form of wetland type internationally.

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    21 Tern Avenue
    Capel Sound Victoria 3940
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