This full day workshop will happen at the community centre at Dinner Plain on Saturday May 1.

It will feature a great range of speakers, covering:

  • alpine peatland ecology
  • fire and alpine environments
  • opportunities to be involved in ecosystem restoration in the high country.

The Benambra Dinner Plain Omeo (BDPO) Landcare Group and North East Catchment Management Authority invite you to attend this day long Alpine Ecology Workshop. Residents and interested persons will meet and hear from guest speakers, covering topics including alpine flora and fauna, what is an alpine peatland bog, threats to the alpine environment, waste and recycling matters, important research programs occurring in our backyard and learn how you can become involved in local Landcare and citizen science programs such as the Mountain Pygmy Possum and Broad Toothed Rat Threatened Species Programs.

Guest speakers are coming from:

1. Melbourne Zoo/Healesville Sanctuary, Threatened Species Team,

2. Latrobe University, Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, Bundoora,

3. Parks Victoria,

4. North East Catchment Management Authority,

5. BDPO Landcare.

This is a free event. Register now and you will receive the full program prior to the event.

Date And Time

Sat., 1 May 2021

9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST

Location

Dinner Plain Community Centre. The Community Centre is the first building on the right, as you enter Dinner Plain. Parking is available on either side of Horseshoe Circle. Disabled access. Toilets within the building. Short walk to Village.

Horseshoe Circle

Dinner Plain, VIC 3898