Birds, plants and night animals of Five Ways Reserve, Henty

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21 Oct 2015 - 5:30pm

Henty LandcareThe Henty District Community  invites interested people to participate in  an evening of bird watching, plant  identification and night stalk activities to identify and learn about local birds, plants and tree dwellings animals. This will be an educational opportunity building on the interest generated through the presence of Squirrel Gliders and Red Capped Robins in the vicinity of Five Ways Reserve. The main activities will be conducted by Mason Crane, Field Ecologist with the Australian National University.

5.30 to 9.00pm (Daylight Saving Time) Wednesday 21 October 2015

5.30 to 6.30pm Bird watching/listening, hollows and native plant identification
6.30 to 7.15pm Community BBQ (supplied at no charge)
7.15 to 9.00pm Night stalk for possums, squirrel gliders and nocturnal birds

Meet at Five Ways Reserve approx. 12 kms west of Henty, corner of Pleasant Hills and Woodend Roads.

Who can come     
Anyone interested in the natural environment, Landcare and bringing the community of Henty together. School age children are particularly welcome.

What to Bring      
Binoculars, small torches, identification guides/apps.  Wear warm clothes, long trousers and closed walking shoes

Further enquiries and RSVP
By Friday 23 October to: Peter and Alison Campbell, 0427-293 715 or Henty Public School, 6929 3184

(Part of ‘Sowing the Seeds of Connection’ project supported by Henty Landcarers, Henty Public School, Rotary Club of Henty, Lockhart Shire Council, Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc, Riverina Local Land Services, Regional Landcare Facilitator and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal).