Sun, 26 July|
Day Tripper Forest Survey
Take a day trip into a threatened ancient forest with us to be part of citizen science surveys of the flora, fauna and ancient forests of north east Tasmania.
Time & Location
26 July 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm AEST
Derby, Derby TAS 7264, Australia
About the Event
Whether you are a novice or an experienced scientists, we need your help to survey this forests that has been slated for logging in 2020. In small teams we will record the plant and animal life in this forest area, adding this information to the Atlas of Living Australia and the Natural Values Atlas. Highlighting the ecological values of this forest, and the fact it is worth more standing.
Surveys undertaken include:
- Big tree measuring and recording
- Flora diversity recording in transects
- Fauna monitoring through tracks, scats and scratchings
- Water life surveys.
What to bring: sturdy boots, warm clothing and wet weather gear. Binoculars and camera and/or phone camera if you have them. Lunch and snacks, water, a sense of adventure and willingess to share your knowlege and learn something new.
Driving on unsealed roads to get to the forest is required, if your car is not able to do this let us know and we will attempt to arrange carpooling. Additionally if you have a car suitable for unsealed roads, and some spare seats, let us know so we can arrange you a car buddy.
Handy apps to have on your phone include the iNaturalist App and Frog ID app.