400A Belgrave-Gembrook Rd
Emerald VIC 3782
Come along to this event and hear from experts on the benefits of birds on farms and opportunities for citizen science monitoring.
Did you hear the ‘twitter’ about ecosystem services from birds on farms? Come along, it will be a real hoot!
Caroline Wilson, Birdlife Australia
• The role of woodland birds on farms
• Bird surveys and citizen science (Birdata app)
Ground foraging insectivorous birds
Jessica Chapman (Masters student)
Latrobe Uni (pre-recorded)
• How to improve pasture biomass by encouraging ground foraging insectivorous birds
Restoration or rehabilitation
Geoff Lockwood, Southern Fauna Resources
• Planting for future climate regimes and functional biodiversity
Farm walk- IF YOU HAVE BINOCULARS PLEASE BRING THEM ALONG
Birdlife Australia bird survey data- you can download the Birdata app from your favorite app store or access the surveys from the website: https://birdata.birdlife.org.au/
• In the afternoon, we will conduct a bird survey on a Landcare property in Macclesfield. Location will be shared at the morning session.