Tootgarook Wetland Management Plan

The Tootgarook Wetland Management Plan (adopted May 2018) is an environmental management plan that forms part of the stewardship and advocacy role of Council in protecting and enhancing the Mornington Peninsula's biodiversity.

The Plan contains specific recommended actions that seek to protect and conserve the valued ecosystem of the Wetland as well as promote the area as an ecotourism destination.

Implementation of the Tootgarook Wetland Management Plan is ongoing. The management actions are grouped under the following five key themes:

  • Land use planning actions
  • Environmental management actions
  • Recreation and tourism actions
  • Community awareness, education and involvement actions
  • Research and monitoring actions