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PlatypusWatch Workshop, Mount Barney
7 August, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
Join PlatypusWatch and Wildlife Queensland as they launch an environmental DNA project throughout bushfire-affected waterways in the Mount Barney region of the Scenic Rim. This fantastic FREE community talk and workshop will help you discover more about one of Australia’s most fascinating species, while gaining valuable, science-based skills for assessing waterway health.
Platypus ecologist Tamielle Brunt will explain how PlatypusWatch is using revolutionary eDNA technology to sample waterways impacted by the 2019–2022 bushfires. You’ll also learn how the presence or absence of waterbugs helps us assess the health of aquatic waterways, as we’ll all head down to Logan River after the talk to search for these little critters!