We are excited to share with you the invitation to join us for a Midlands Biodiversity Field Day on Sunday 14 August, celebrating National Science Week.
- The Midlands Biodiversity Field Day will be focused on the science of restoration in this fragile landscape, led by a restoration ecologist, researchers, educators, architectural designers, leading farmers and volunteers.
- Landcare groups, university students and the general community interested in natural areas management will be invited to encourage volunteering through practical action.
- The event will promote ecological awareness and community engagement , meeting researchers, farmers and passionate volunteers involved, with the opportunity to take positive action by planting.
- This event is facilitated by Nipaluna Nursery, a group of volunteers dedicated to ecological restoration through growing natives for the Midlands and for landcare groups.
- Bus, lunch, publication and refreshments included.
Meet at Nipaluna Nursery Kickstart Arts, 12 St Johns Avenue Moonah. Plenty of parking.
- Please wear sturdy shoes, warm and waterproof clothing and bring work gloves if possible. Masks should be worn on the bus. Hand sanitiser will be available.
9:00 am Orientation Nipaluna Nursery, Kick Start Arts, St Johns Avenue New Town
9:30 am Bus Departs for Ross
11:00 am Meet at Species Hotel, Ross, Introduction to Midlands Biodiversity Hot Spot by Dr Tanya Bailey
11:15 am Check in to the Species Hotels and Eagle Perches by Dr Louise Wallis
11:30 am Beaufront Biodiversity: Dr Kerry Bridle
12:00 pm Travel to Lewisham - Rae and Lindsay Young- Farm Management for Biodiversity
12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 -2:00 pm Plant 'Handover' and planting with participants.
2:00 pm Closing and departure for Hobart
4:30 pm Return to Nipaluna Nursery, Hobart
We look forward to your company.
August 13, 2022 at 9:00am - 4pm
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