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Nature Discovery - with a focus on moths - cancelled due to weatherFree

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Peter Marriott, author of “Moths of Victoria”, will help you discover and learn about local moths living in Maroondah.
Moth.png Leistomorpha brontoscopa - credit bunyip

This is one of several nature discovery activities being held in Maroondah designed to encourage participation in the 2022 Great Southern Bioblitz from Friday 28th October to Monday 31st October. Discover some of the wild plants and animals 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’s statistics in the Bioblitz.

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.

This event has been cancelled due to weather. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

  • Date: Friday 28 October, 2022 
  • Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Location: Bungalook Conservation Reserve, Kilsyth South. Meeting point information will be sent following registration.
  • Facilitator: Peter Marriott - entomologist - Moths, other nocturnal invertebrate, general plants
  • What to bring: Dress for the expected weather, closed footwear for uneven ground, smartphone (with iNaturalist App), head/hand torch.

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

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  • Friday, 28 October 2022 - 7.30PM to 9.30PM
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