Bilai Environmental Education Centre
  • Last updated:
  • 24 Oct 2016

The Education Queensland Bilai Environmental Education Centre provides teaching programs associated with:

  • wetlands and estuarine studes¬†(section of a river meeting the sea)
  • catchment analyses.

The program also includes study of local ecosystems including:

  • dunes
  • rocky foreshores
  • rainforests.

(An ecosystem is a set of relationships among the living resources, habitats and residents of an area, including plants, trees, animals, fish, birds, water, soil and people.)

Bilai was established to raise awareness of wetlands and related integrated catchment management issues. Over 7000 students from preschool to TAFE visit the Bilai Centre each year. Bilai has become a focus for mangrove and wetland studies within the Maroochy River Catchment.