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PlatypusWatch Logan – Education and Induction session
June 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Would you like to learn more about one of Australia’s most iconic species?
Would you like to become a surveyor for Watergum’s PlatypusWatch and help to monitor wild platypus populations?
Order yourself a plate of food and join us in the Bistro of Logan City Rec Club on 22nd of June at 6:00PM .
While you enjoy your dinner we will teach you everything you need to know about this unique species and those who want to can enrol onto our PlatypusWatch survey program.
The topics we will cover are:
* Platypus history
* The unique biology of the Platypus
* Life Cycle and Breeding
* Food and habitat
* Threats to platypus
* Watergum’s PlatypusWatch survey program
Watergum’s PlatypusWatch is a citizen science program that has monitored platypus populations on the Gold Coast and in Logan for the past 12 years. Community volunteers help to collate vital data on platypus populations and habitat by going out into the environment to search for platypus, with all sightings and observations reported to council and added to national databases.
Now more than ever, our local platypus need your help. With increased urbanisation and natural disasters, platypus populations are under threat. With your help we can monitor family groups and help ensure their survival for future generations.
PlatypusWatch is supported and funded by Logan City Council
Please ensure you are up to date with the latest Covid-19 restriction requirements.