Corals at Your Doorstep

- Moreton Bay -
CoralWatch is based in Brisbane, only 40km away from the Moreton Bay and about 450 KM away for the most southern reef of the Great Barrier Reef. Moreton Bay is an amazing place, a marine environment of stunning beauty very close to the big city of Brisbane. The Bay is home to coral, seagrass and mangrove habitats which support diverse marine species and ecosystem services such as tourism, commercial and recreational fishing.
The rocky reefs of Moreton Bay are home to more than 120 tropical and temperate species of coral. Environmental conditions vary greatly between these reefs and each reef hosts a coral community that is specialised for its conditions. The reefs and coral communities of Moreton Bay are of high ecological, economic and recreational importance and require our care.
CoralWatch has historical and on-going involvement in monitoring the health of corals in the Moreton Bay area, and participates in conferences and events that raise awareness about the importance of local reefs. To raise more awareness about our local environment, CoralWatch produced The Moreton Bay education package, with printing support of Port of Brisbane. The aim of this education package is to showcase the Moreton Bay marine environment and its importance, promote everyday 'do-able' activities that improve the coastal & marine environment, and provide opportunities for people to participate in local environmental monitoring activities.

Related documents

1. 'Corals at Your Doorstep'
Moreton Bay QLD Australia, Year 7 Science Lessons and resources

2. Corals at your doorstep - A4 handout

3. Corals at your doorstep – A4 folded to DL

4. Moreton Bay 'Virtual Reef poster'

5. Flinders book
110 page hardcover coffee table book

Community events

On a yearly base – often in October during our ReefBlitz event - we organise a Corals at your Doorstep community event. Sign up for our newsletter or keep an eye on our facebook page to make sure you don’t miss out next time.
Funding and support for Corals at your Doorstep has been provided by: