SIGNALs in the stream

SIGNALs in the stream
  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Wilson, Western Australia

Years 11 and 12

An ecological snapshot of river health (Please note: Choose any time to be taken to the booking page. You can
choose your exact desired time in the booking form)

Using the SIGNAL model as an assessment tool, students gain an indication of water quality in the Canning River by sampling and classifying aquatic macro-invertebrates. Results are discussed within a broader framework of sustainable water management within the Swan-Canning River catchment. The role of the recently installed fishway at the Kent St Weir will also be considered. 

COST: $9 per student (minimum payment for 20 students)

Excursion duration is 2hrs and can be booked from 9:30am to 2:30pm.  

Biology ATAR Unit 1/General Unit 4, Integrated Science ATAR Unit 2/ General Unit 1, Geography ATAR Unit 3/General
Unit 1.


  • Canning River Eco Education Centre, Wilson
Please note:
  1. Maximum students per group is 30.  Multiple groups can be accommodated.
  2. Our booking officer will get back to you via email to confirm your excursion within 7 working days.