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Main Creek Macroinvertebrate Training Day

27 March @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Main Creek Macroinvertebrate Training Day

Sunday 27 March
10am – 3pm
Baldry Crossing Picnic Area
Baldrys Road, Main Ridge

This will be followed up by a catchment survey of multiple sites along the creek on Sunday April 10, for anyone that would like the chance to have a solid day of putting the theory into practice.

Main Creek is a good quality site, with previous records of sensitive fauna such as dobsonsflies, stoneflies & mayflies – so it is a good chance to get some experience with bugs that you may not come across in more urbanised areas.

As with all our activities, you’ll need sturdy closed toe shoes and weather appropriate clothing as well as the requirement for COVID vaccination (2 doses).

Please register interest my emailing Adie Smith: maincreek@mplandcare.org.au.

For an intro into waterbug identification, you can check out one of our first webinars recorded with John Gooderham from the Waterbug Company / National Waterbug Blitz: https://youtu.be/YKH–Rbq43o

You can download the Waterbug App which has useful ID resources and functionality for recording survey results: https://thewaterbugapp.com/

And the ALT methodology we use for our ID and surveys is also available here: https://www.thewaterbug.net/ALT.html

Details

Date:
27 March
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

Main Creek Catchment Landcare Group

Venue

Baldrys Crossing
Baldrys Road
Main Ridge, Victoria 3928 Australia
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