A Field Report On Euroley Bridge Ecosystem Essays

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Students of Yr. 11, Marian Catholic College biology class, took on the role of a field officer for the Department of Environment and Climate Change to investigate the biological community present near Euroley Bridge, Yanco. During their time, they were to observe the various organisms that are found in the ecosystem, taking into account their surroundings amid this process. They were provided with a booklet that had various activities which were intrinsic to their Field reports such as a site plan and a profile-transect. From their observations and notes, the students were to write a field report on Euroley Bridge Ecosystem including ways to preserve this biological community.
Distribution of plant species along the transect

Numerous different types of plant species and weeds were found in the Euroley Bridge Ecosystem touching the 30m transect. Some species appeared randomly along the 30m transect while other species were discovered clumped together. The species that appeared randomly included Poa Labillardier (Tussock grass, see image 1), Anthoxanthum Odoratum (Sweet Vernal-grass), Eleusine indicia (Goosegrass) and Sonchus Oleraceus (Sow-Thistle). The species that appeared clumped together were Foeniculum Vulgare Mill (Fennel) and Pittosporum Undulatum (Mock Orange).
The species that appeared randomly along the 30m transect such as the Tussock grass and Sow Thistle (see image 2) indicated that it was thriving in the Euroley Bridge Ecosystem. Furthermore, the species that…

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