Explore the Rokeby Reserve at night with local ecologists, Claire and Kristin. Learn about the local flora and fauna including owls, possums and wallabies.
Friday 10th November
Meet at 7:30pm in the Lavinia Street carpark.
BYO torch, warm clothing and suitable footwear.
Numbers are limited please RVSP to email@example.com by Friday 3rd of November.
Claire works as an ecological consultant in Victoria, focusing on the flora and fauna within the Gippsland region. Through this career, she has spent much time mapping the indigenous vegetation of Gippsland and undertaking targeted flora and fauna surveys, to inform clients on how they can protect our biodiversity. She has a background in studying the interactions between plants and animals and bushland restoration. Outside of work she is a wildlife foster carer, runs the Cape Woolamai Coast Action group and fills her garden with indigenous plants.
Kristin is an ecologist with over 10 years experience in the private and public environmental sectors. Her academic background saw her researching the effect of rainfall and climate on the recovery of small mammals post fire. She has an in depth understanding and knowledge of fauna across the Victorian landscape and has many years of professional experience undertaking targeted surveys for threatened species, coordinating environmental impact assessments for major projects and more recently assessing environmental impact assessments and biodiversity impacts against relevant policy in the public sector based in the Natural Environment Program of DEECA Gippsland. If she isn't out walking with binoculars over her neck, camping or kayaking you will find her in her garden tending to her veggies, bees and chickens.