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K2W Trunkey Creek BioBlitz 2016

June 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - June 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

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Join us at the K2W BioBlitz 2016, a 48 hour survey blitz of local plants and animals led expert ecologists. Learn about the wildlife in your backyard and contribute new sightings to the Atlas of Living Australia using our new K2W NatureMapr app!

There will be lots to see and do at our Trunkey Creek showground base camp including a series of interactive stalls and the chance to get hands on with some critters at the Taronga Zoomobile.

Events

Schools Bioblitz
3 June, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Trunkey Creek Showground
A fun filled day of wild learning and discovery for primary and high school students.

Night with the Gliders ($20 – includes dinner, talk and spotlighting tour)
Trunkey Creek Pub

3 June, 6.00pm-9.00pm
Join us for dinner to learn about gliders from the experts followed by a spotlighting tour!

Community Bioblitz
Trunkey Creek Showground
4 June, 8.00am-4.00pm
An exciting day of surveying for the whole family.

What to bring

Make sure you are dressed for the bush – comfortable walking shoes, hat, insect repellant and sunscreen. And don’t forget your binoculars!

Survey Leaders

Dr Anne Kerl

Anne is an ecologist with 35 years of experience which includes natural resource evaluation, environmental assessment, management and planning, environmental education and training, legislative review and policy development. Anne has a holistic, landscape view of environmental issues and has worked in both the public (Local, State and Commonwealth governments) and private sectors. Her job has taken her from tropical northern Australia to the arid centre, from Vanuatu to sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island.

K2W BioBlitz Survey Leaders

Location

Surveys will be run in the beautiful Crown Lands surrounding the Trunkey Creek Showground. At the same time ecologists will be conducting surveys at Abercrombie Caves, Copperhannia Nature Reserve and Pennsylvania State Forest – you will have a chance to hear what they’ve discovered at the Community BioBlitz.

To RSVP visit http://k2wbioblitz.eventbrite.com.au

Details

Start:
June 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am
End:
June 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://k2wbioblitz.eventbrite.com.au

Organiser

Mary Bonet
Phone:
0459 352 892
Email:
mary@glideways.org.au

Venue

Trunkey Creek Showground
Trunkey Creek Showground
Trunkey Creek, NSW 2795 Australia
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