Explore Program

March 2015

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Date

Time

Place

Activity

Weekends public holidays and school holidays

10 am – 3 pm

Tidbinbilla Road, Tidbinbilla
Entry fees apply

Explore the Sanctuary
Come and meet a volunteer interpreter who will help you discover the natural wonders of the Sanctuary.
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Saturday 14 March

10.30 am – 11.30 am

Tidbinbilla Road, Tidbinbilla

Pioneer history
Take a short stroll from the Visitor Centre to find evidence of how the early pioneers lived during the late 1800s to early 1900s, where they went to school, what they did for entertainment and how they survived. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10.30 am. Wear enclosed shoes and a hat. No entry fee applies if just visiting the Visitor Centre.
Bookings essential: 6205 1233

Thursday 19 March

2 pm – 3 pm

Jerrabomberra Wetlands offices, 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Micro-bats in the bush capital
Doug Mills (bat expert and Technical Officer with NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Queanbeyan), will present a fascinating overview of micro-bats in the ACT, their food habitats and life cycles. He will also discuss survey methods and monitoring. Brought to you by the Woodlands and Wetlands Trust.
Bookings essential no later than Friday 13 March. www.jerrabomberrawetlands.org

Friday 20 March

6.45 pm – 9.30 pm

Jerrabomberra Wetlands offices, 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Hands-on bat detecting at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Listen for micro-bats in the reserve using bat detecting equipment and then record their numbers and direction. Wear sturdy walking shoes, long sleeves and long trousers. Bring a torch and insect repellent. Brought to you by the Woodlands and Wetlands Trust. The walk will be cancelled if it is raining on the night.
Bookings essential no later than Friday 13 March. www.jerrabomberrawetlands.org

Every day in March

1.30 pm

Tidbinbilla Road, Tidbinbilla
Entry fees apply

Pelican feed
Join a wildlife officer as they feed the pelicans. Learn about pelicans and other remarkable inhabitants of the wetlands. Meet at pond 4 in the Sanctuary.
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Saturday in March

3.30 pm – 4 pm

Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre, Tidbinbilla Road

Corroboree frogs
Learn about the critically endangered corroboree frog and Tidbinbilla’s captive breeding program to help save it.
Meet the ranger at the Visitor Centre. No entry fee applies if just visiting the Visitor Centre.
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Saturday in March

2.30 pm – 3 pm

Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre
Entry fees apply

Koalas in the canopy
Enjoy a guided tour of the Eucalyptus Forest enclosure including searching for koalas in the canopy. Meet at the Eucalyptus Forest car park.
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Sunday in March

4 pm – 4.45 pm

Tidbinbilla Road, Tidbinbilla
Entry fees apply

Platypus pursuits
Take a walk with a ranger through Tidbinbilla’s wetlands in search of the elusive platypus. It is a great way to spend a relaxing afternoon. Meet at the Sanctuary main entrance. Bring binoculars.
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

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