Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve BioBlitz

Community Conservation Entertainment Environment Gardens & Parks Lifestyle Sunshine Coast Council

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Come to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and celebrate rainforest biodiversity. Over four exciting days, never-before-seen perspectives of the rainforest reserve will be captured and shared. 

Tree-climbers will take scientists and artists into the canopies of five strangler figs, to study these living skyscrapers and all the different species that call the forest home.

You can get involved in a range of activities.  Follow the links below for more detail on each opportunity.

Every Pademelon Counts Early birds are invited to generate data on the reserve’s pademelon population Fri 29 - Sun 31
Botanical Impressions Look closely at the beauty of native leaves and make a momento print to take-home Fri 29
Forest Feedback A diverse panel QandA on biocommunication Fri 29
Nature Journalling Learn to capture environmental experiences in line and colour Sat 30
Jinibara Talking Circle Come and meet a Jinibara elder, ask questions, learn some local language Sat 30
Insects in the Night Light 'Shine a light' on the study of insects at this evening entomology display Sat 30
Bat Detectives Go on a bat walk and detect where they are flying on a special radar screen Sat 30
Listen Up! Hear the sounds of the canopy through microphones at the top of the rainforest Anytime
Cairncross Questagame Download the citizen science app and join this wildlife ID challenge Anytime
Junior Ranger Challenge Explore the rainforest reserve and complete the challenges to become a biodiversity ambassador Anytime

You can also download the full program of events in printable format.

Sunshine Coast Regional Council :
Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre Q 4560, Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5475 7272
1300 007 272
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