Town Centre - Group looking at the wetlands - Photo by Rick Stevens

Professional Development

We offer professional development programs for industry professionals and accredited courses for teachers. Expand your knowledge and network with your peers, learn best practice and build your career in a fun and engaging environment:


Wetland Education and Training (WET) Workshops

Go into the field to build hands-on skills in assessment, planning, restoration, monitoring and management of wetland ecosystems and resources. Tutorials and field studies are conducted by practising ecologists and wetland experts. 

Whether you are a manager, academic, engineer, ecologist, technician or a custodian of a wetland, these programs will help you put your plans into action:

Upcoming Webinar

Essential elements for shorebird site managers
2 December 2020
3pm – 4pm 

This webinar is the 13th in a series of webinars that Sydney Wetland Institute (formerly known as WET Program) has been delivering since June 2019. This session will focus on the essential elements of site management by shorebird site managers. With so many overlapping and overarching factors that contribute to the ultimate suitability of a site for shorebirds, this talk will provide practical aspects. In this talk Phil Straw will also reflect more than 5 decades of his personal experience in shorebird science and practice.