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Tree Hollows, Nestboxes and the Wildlife that Relies on Them

When:
Tuesday 21 January
Time:
1:57AM
Topic:
Environment
Type:
Workshop
Audience:
Resident, Youth, Senior, Adult
Cost:
FREE
Bookings:
Required
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Join James Smith from FauNature to learn all about tree hollows and the wildlife that live in them. You will find out about:

Why tree hollows are so important.

  • How natural hollows form.
  • The type of wildlife that relies on hollows.
  • The benefit of retaining natural hollows.
  • Artificial hollows/nesting boxes.
  • Threats to hollow dependant fauna and what you can do.

Includes a gentle guided walk around Oaklands Wetland to look at tree hollows and take a peek inside some nestboxes. James Smith is a zoologist who has worked for State Museums and the CSIRO. He established FauNature which aims to “bring people and wildlife together” particularly in urban environments. James is also the author of the Wildlife of Greater Adelaide which helps people identify and connect with the extraordinary wildlife in our region. Bookings are essential and places are limited.


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