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Nature Discovery - focusing on frogs and reptilesFree

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Ecologist David De Angelis will help you discover and learn about local frogs and reptiles living in Maroondah, and contribute to the global City Nature Challenge.
David-de-Angelis Pobblebonk, source: reiner

This is one of many nature discovery activities being held in Maroondah designed to encourage participation in the 2022 City Nature Challenge from Friday 29 April to Monday 2 May.

Discover some of the wild plants, animals, and fungi that are found in and around Maroondah. Come prepared with the iNaturalist app downloaded on your smartphone so your observations can be counted towards Maroondah and Greater Melbourne's statistics in the Challenge.

Please note you may be walking on uneven ground, encounter stinging or biting insects, tripping hazards such as fallen branches and potholes. Please stick to the trails.

  • Date: Friday 29 April, 2022
  • Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Location: Scott Street Reserve, Heathmont. Meeting point information will be sent following registration.
  • Facilitator: David De Angelis - Professional ecologist - Frogs, reptiles, other fauna, general plants
  • What to bring: Dress for expected weather, closed toe footwear for uneven ground, smartphone, head/hand torch.

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Please note there is a maximum of 30 participants. Please complete a new booking for each participant.

Cancellation of event subject to weather forecast - heavy rain, strong winds, thunderstorms.

Making observations

The following handbook will help to guide you through making and recording observations. 

Our iNaturalist guide includes information on: 

  • How to set up your iNaturalist account
  • Learning how to use iNaturalist
  • Tips and hints on making observations

Download the Guide to using iNaturalist  (pdf, 298KB)

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  • Friday, 29 April 2022 - 6.30PM to 8.30PM
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