Endangered Ecological Communities Bus Trip

Join local bush regenerator Marcus Burgess for a guided tour of some of the region’s Endangered Ecological Communities (EECs) and

Tree ferns typically found in rainforests around the region
Tree ferns typically found in rainforests around the region

significant vegetation communities.

The field trip will cover information such as:

  • Brief geology and how this (and other factors) influences the plants that will grow
  • Species commonly found in these communities
  • Any threatened/endangered species of significance within these communities
  • The role of fauna within these vegetation communities
  • Why these communities are under threat
  • What we can do to preserve them, and why it’s important to protect them

When: Saturday 12th July 2013, 9am – 2.45pm

Where: Departure point for bus trip will be Oak Flats Train Station, Stanford Drive, Oak Flats

We will be visiting two spectacular sites including:

  • Whispering Gallery, Dunmore – Illawarra Dry Subtropical Rainforest
  • Minnamurra Headland – Themeda Grasslands on Seacliffs and Headlands
  • With a stop for lunch at Minnamurra

Cost: FREE, morning tea will be provided. Please BYO lunch

RSVP: To book a place on this field trip email Megan at communitysupport@conservationvolunteers.com.au or phone 4229 7526

Who should come?: This workshop is ideal for property owners, students, bushcare/Landcare volunteers and community members who would like to learn about the identification and importance of EEC’s in the Illawarra region.