Major Partners

The Geum Estuary Project is collaborative venture comprised of local and international NGOs, Government bodies and other stakeholders.


BirdLife International (Asia)

BirdLife International is the world leader in bird conservation as well as the world’s largest nature conservation partnership, comprising of 120 BirdLife Partners worldwide. Rigorous science informed by practical feedback from projects on the ground in important sites and habitats enables BirdLife to implement successful conservation programmes for birds and all nature. Their actions provide both practical and sustainable solutions significantly benefiting nature and people. 


Woodside Energy

Woodside Energy is Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company with a global presence, recognised for their world-class capabilities. Woodside recognises that long-term meaningful relationships with communities are fundamental to their operations and they are always working to build mutually beneficial relationships. Woodside’s work is characterised by strong safety and environmental performance. Environmental collaboration and transparency is central to their operations and they have worked with some of the world’s leading environmental organisations to better understand the global environments where they have interests.


Eastern Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (Secretariat)

The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is a network of partners within the EAAF. The EAAFP aims to protect migratory waterbirds, their habitat and the livelihoods of people dependent upon them. Partners include National Governments, Inter-Governmental Organisations, International Non-governmental Organisations, and International Private Enterprise, which agree to endorse the text and support the objectives and actions under this Partnership.


BirdLife Australia

BirdLife Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation devoted to the future of Australia’s native birdlife. Their work over decades has shown that conservation efforts are most effective when activities are focused at a regional scale to particular species or by concentrating on specific sites of interest. Much of BirdLife’s work is carried out by their network of Local Branches and Special Interest Groups.



Australian Wader Study Group (AWSG)

Australian Waders Study Group (AWSG) is one of BirdLife Australia's largest special interests groups. AWSG pioneered studies on shorebirds in Australia and continues to contribute to conservation and research throughout the EAAF.

Seocheon County Government

Seocheon County Government is the custodians of the Geum Estuary. The County are committed to protecting the conservation value of the Estuary and have pursued enlightened policies based around nature-based, sustainable development. In November 2015, Seocheon County Government, along with BirdLife International signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the conservation of the Estuary.