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National Waterbug Blitz Training Workshop


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!

Introductory Training Workshop:
Saturday 15th September 2018 from 10am–3pm at Gleniffer Hall.

RSVP ESSENTIAL!
RSVP by Thursday 13th September. Limited places available, so get in quick!

Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org/national_waterbug_blitz
For any questions regarding bookings, please contact Amy Denshire on 0490 068 685 or riverwatch@ozgreen.org.au

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 ingrid@envirocommconnections.com.au.

WHEN
September 15, 2018 at 10am – 4pm

WHERE
Gleniffer Hall
8 Promised Land Rd
Gleniffer, NSW 2454

Details

Date:
Saturday 15 September
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Organizer

OzGreen
Phone:
6655 2180
Email:
ozgreen@ozgreen.org.au
Website:
http://www.ozgreen.org/

Venue

Gleniffer Hall
8 Promised Land Road
Gleniffer, NSW 2454 Australia
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