Australia’s waterways under the magnifying glass!
The National Waterbug Blitz will have scientist and citizen scientists working together to look at river health on a local and national scale!
A FREE Training Workshop is being offered in your local area for volunteers and professionals alike to learn how to collect and identify waterbugs, plus how use the Waterbug App. Then, you’ll have all the skills you need to do you own Waterbug Blitz at your local freshwater waterway!
ALL RIVERWATCHERS WELCOME!
Introductory Training Workshop
Saturday 15th September 2018 from 10am–3pm at Gleniffer Hall.
RSVP by Thursday 13th September. Limited places available, so get in quick!
Please RSVP using the form below. For any questions regarding bookings, please contact Amy Denshire on 0490 068 685 or [email protected]
Optional Extra Bug Surveys
RSVP by Thursday 13th September
You’re also welcome to join us at some optional extra bug surveys with our experts (RSVP for these events at the links below):
Kalang Community Hall
Sunday 16th Sept morning. Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/arthur-keogh
Rosewood River site, Thora
Sunday 16th Sept afternoon (carpool from Thora camping area). Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/rosewood
Bellinger River at Orama Public School
Monday 17th morning. Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/orama
About the Trainers
We have John Gooderham, Cecil Ellis and Ingrid Garland coming for the training workshops and extra surveys - read about the team at https://www.waterbugblitz.org.au/About.
What to Bring
Please bring along:
- Lunch (morning tea will be provided)
- Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent
- Gumboots or waders
- Your smart phone with The Waterbug App downloaded to it – Google Play or iTunes App Store
For More Info
For more information on the National Waterbug Blitz, go to www.waterbugblitz.org.au.
For more information about these events, please contact Ingrid Garland on 0405 761 593 or [email protected].
8 Promised Land Rd
Gleniffer, NSW 2454
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