Wildlife Protection & Preservation Workshop

$40.00$50.00

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Description

Come along to our workshop and explore our local wildlife! Learn how to spot our wildlife, where to find them and how to protect them. With resources from both citizen science projects and from the Department of Environmental Heritage & Protection, you will learn how to reference them and what’s going on in your back yard.

The basics of our ecosystem and your local biosphere. Some taxonomy and information on each of the most common species from reptiles to marsupials and birds.
Exotic species and how to effectively assist in their control without harm to our natives.

The course will cover: 

  • What are each of the local family group?
  • Where to find them and how to spot the reclusive animals.
  • Circadian rhythms and seasonal changes.
  • Citizen science – Where to report sightings and get identification of your finds.
  • What is your local biosphere?
  • Predator/prey relationships and keystone and indicator species.
  • Exotic species and their control.
  • Basic wildlife first aid for wildlife.

Where:

At our Gympie Landcare office – 5 Groves Road, Araluen, QLD, 4570.

Session time: 

Saturday 8 June 2019

9.00am – 1.00pm

What to bring: 

Morning tea will be provided on the day. Please bring a water bottle for refills of cold beverages.

This is a family-friendly workshop and children are welcome, however, the pricing is still the same per child.

Children:

This is a family-friendly workshop and children are welcome, however, the pricing is still the same per child.

 

Additional information

Membership

Members $40, Non-Members $50