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From Bug Discovery to Wildlife Photography 101
Take part in Melbourne BioBlitz 2014 and help City of Melbourne to discover the diverse animal and plant species that call our city home.

What is BioBlitz Melbourne?

Over two weeks from 31 Octobler to 15 November, City of Melbourne will be conducting a survey of the species living in our city, from minuscule plant life to the mighty Powerful Owl, and they need your help. Join numerous free guided walking tours, led by some of Melbourne's best biodiversity experts and ecologists.

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Where are the guided tours?

Join one of the following walking tours through Fitzroy Gardens and discover the resident wildlife such as reptiles, bugs, bees and butterflies.The tours will will cover various locations around the city as listed below:

Bug Discovery A close-up look at the insects and other invertebrates of Fitzroy Gardens.

Inner City Wildlife Join the animal experts form Museum Victoria's Live Exhibits team to explore the wildlife of Fitzroy Gardens.

Birds and Frogs 101 An introduction to bird watching and frog watching with Museum Victoria's ornithologists and herpetologists.

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Wildlife Photography 101 join Museum Victoria's specialist wildlife photographer for tips and tricks for taking wildlife photos.

Who will lead the tour?

These field surverys will be led by a range of fauna experts from Museum Victoria, The Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology and RMIT.

What time and where will the meeting place for the tours be?

Tours leave Sinclair's Cottage every hour on the hour from 10am to 2pm and go for approximately 45 minutes.
To view the map click here.

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What else is on for BioBlitz Melbourne?

There will also be table based activities led my Musuem Victoria in Sinclair's Cottage throughout the day.

Bug Discovery 10am

Historic Walk 10am

Inner City Wildlife 11am

Birds and Frogs 101 11am

Bug Discovery 12pm

Wildlife Photograpy 101 12pm

Inner City Wildlife 1pm

Birds and Frogs 101 1pm

Inner City Wildlife 2pm

Wildlife Photography 101 2pm

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What should I bring?

Gather a group of friends and don't forget to slip slop slap! Also bring drinking water, gloves and suitable footwear.

Get out and engage with the interesting species that also call Melbourne home!

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How do I register?

Find out more at
id="ccblink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">participate.melbourne.vic.gov.au/bioblitz
Register now at Event Brite.
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Why? Discover the diverse animal and plant species that call our city home
When: Over two weeks from 31 Octobler to 15 November
Where: City of Melbourne, East Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Free
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