february, 2019

23feb(feb 23)10:00 am24(feb 24)10:00 amBug Blitz and Citizen Science TrainingOutdoor nature based activities

Event Details

Latrobe Catchment Landcare Network in conjunction with Bug Blitz Trust, is excited to bring you two fun filled mornings of outdoor nature based activities for families and community members in the Latrobe City.

Session 1: Bug Blitz – Hands on Nature
Saturday 23 February 2019

 Join the experienced Bug Blitz team and reconnect with nature as they lead an exploration of the Traralgon Railway Reservoir Conservation Reserve. A great chance for the entire family to get ‘hands on’ with nature and explore and discover the local biodiversity.

Where: Traralgon Railway Conservation Reserve, Hickox Street Traralgon.

Time: 10am – 12noon

All ages most welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings essential. www.trybooking.com/ZNKK or call 0472 503 088

Session 2: Introduction to Citizen Science & the Bowerbird App
Sunday 24th February 2019 

During this short session, John Caldow from Bug Blitz will introduce participants to Citizen Science and the Bowerbird App.  Bowerbird is a great tool for uploading observations in nature.

This is a great opportunity to find out how your family, school or community group can contribute to a national database from your backyard….literally!

It is not essential for participants to have attended Session 1.

Where: West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, 16 Hotham Street, Traralgon

Time: 10am – 12 noon

Ages: 6yo and upwards

Bookings essential. www.trybooking.com/ZNKO or call 0472 503 088

 

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Time

23 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 24 (Sunday) 10:00 am

Location

WGCMA Traralgon Office

16 Hotham Street Traralgon

Organizer

Latrobe Catchment Landcare NetworkMarnie Ellis

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