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Coolart Conversations

5 May @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm


Coolart Conversations (Event 1)

Come hear Dr Travis Dutka who will speak about the recently discovered globally significant Bryozoan reefs of Western Port.

The intent behind these series of events is to create a place where locals can come together to learn about and celebrate the unique and special nature of the place they call home – Western Port. We are premiering on the 5th of May with Dr Tavis Dutka a Senior Lecture from La Trobe University who will speaking about the recently discovered globally unique and significant Bryozoan reefs of Western Port.

Tickets are free, with complimentary tea and biscuits provided. Bookings essential. Event information and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/coolart-conversations-1-premier-event-tickets-306104716447

Upcoming Conversations:

May 5th – Dr Travis Dutka talking about the recently discovered globally significant Bryozoan reefs of Western Port.

June TBC – Special movie event

July 14 – Dr Liz Znidersic talking about specialised ground dwelling bird surveys on French Island through ecoacoustics- acoustic sensing for biodiversity monitoring

September 1 – Dr Raylene Cooke and/or Deakin Powerful owl team on Powerful owl ecology, Morn Pen tracking and rodent toxin work

November 3 – Dr Michael Amor talking on the amazing local and threatened fungus Hypocreopsis amplectens discovered at French Island.

Enquiries: Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with Amy from Mornington Peninsula Intrepid Landcare (0481 950 442) or Casey Lee from Parks Victoria (0473 555 183) with further questions.

Event 1 Flyer – May 5th



5 May
6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mornington Peninsula Intrepid Landcare
0481 950 442


Coolart Wetland
40 Lord Somers Road
Somers, VIC 3927 Australia
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