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Fri, 28 Oct


Teenager Park Regatta Reserve

Spotlight Night, Springfield Lakes, Queensland

Have you ever participated in a Bioblitz? Would you like to learn how to use iNaturalist & be a citizen scientist? Please join us #GSB

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Spotlight Night, Springfield Lakes, Queensland
Spotlight Night, Springfield Lakes, Queensland

Time & Location

28 Oct 2022, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Teenager Park Regatta Reserve, 9 Waterside Dr, Springfield Lakes QLD 4300, Australia

About the event

Springfield Lakes Nature Care (SLNC) is hosting a "5 on Friday" as part of the Great Southern Bioblitz #GSBioblitz. Please bring your smartphone & upload the free iNaturalist app before you come.

We will meet at the BBQ shelter 9 Teenager Park on Waterside Drive, Springfield Lakes to do some daylight flora & bird observations at Regatta Reserve. It will be a fun activity for children & adults to find & photograph 5 items & upload them to the Ipswich Great Southern Bioblitz project.

SLNC will provide a light refreshments of cold drinks & pizza beside the lake.  Afterwards, we will take a leisurely walk into White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Reserve to be in position to watch the Squirrel Gliders leave their nest box. We will walk along the 800 metre Spotted Gum trail to observe nocturnal animals, such as frogs, ring & brush-tailed possums, Red-necked Swamp Wallabies or Tawny Frog Mouths.

BYO smartphone, torch & binoculars.  Please wear comfortable closed-in shoes, long sleeves/pants or wear mosquito repellent.

This activity is suitable for families. Off-street car parking.

Please do not attend if you have Covid19 symptoms.

You can also get tickets to attend our 2 other hands-one events during the weekend #GreatSouthern BioBlitz. Please visit our Facebook page see links below.

Thank you for being part of this Citizen Science Bioblitz event.

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