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November 26 @ 7:45 pm - 10:45 pm

Hi volunteers and interested community!
Come and join us:
‘Fly by Night’ nocturnal invertebrate survey.
Place: Yalukit Willam Nature Reserve (formally known as Elsternwick Nature Reserve)
Meet at EPA shed 172 Glenhuntly Rd, Brighton (Near Elwood bowls club) Parking available
Aim of survey:
Create a baseline survey of nocturnal invertebrate for comparison in longitudinal studies as changes and improvements are made in the reserve.
Gauging the health of the reserve by the number and variation of invertebrates.
How:
Monitoring and recording variety of invertebrate species.
Photographing and uploading images onto iNaturalist project.
(This data is also contributing to citizen science.)
There will be 4 stations with minimum of 2 people on each at any given time. Rotation of stations every half hour so you can see what is happening on the other stations.
Survey will run until 11pm, if conditions are favourable.
Bring:
-Warm clothes
-Closed toes shoes
-Snacks and water/thermos.
-Picnic rug or chair.
-Camera/phone. (Full battery)
-Torch or head lamp. ( the lights are very bright multispectrum which are best photographedor observed using additional light (torch/flash/headlamp) due to glare.
Please sign up to the iNaturalist app to upload your photographs so we can log our observations for our ongoing biodiversity monitoring.
www.inaturalist.org
Please join Elsternwick Park Association via our website https://www.elsternwickpark.org/types
Kind regards,
Dassi and Pascale (Fly By Night Coordinators)

Details

Date:
November 26
Time:
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm

Venue

epa Shed
172 Glenhuntly Rd
Brighton, Victoria 3186 Australia
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