Sat, 22 May|
Citizen Science, Tas Tree Fern survey
Citizen Science outting to survey the giant Tasmanian tree ferns (Dicksonia antarctica) in potential logging coupe CC161B in the Mutual Valley.
Time & Location
22 May 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Derby, Derby TAS 7264, Australia
About the Event
10 am depart from Blue Derby trail head to Mutual Valley forests.
Survey will take place over 2 hours (approx) involving transect surveys and head count of Tasmanian tree ferns and other floristic communities in CC161B. This information will build our tastreefern.com next steps and biodiversity knowledge of this Gondwanic remnant connectivity forest in the Mutual Valley.
Bring sturdy shoes, warm clothes, camera and snacks/food you will need. This trip involves driving on unsealed logging roads, cars with a bit of clearance are recommended though 2WD is fine.
RSVP via webform to ensure a place is reserved.
Photo of Tasmanian tree fern grove in CC161B, courtesy Daniel van Duinkerken @wildpeekau
*Blue Derby Wild in-forest events are dog free events. Be nice to wildlife and leave your pooch at home.