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Nov 2019
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Events in November 2019

Wednesday 6th | Waterbug Workshop at Yea Wetlands,VIC

Goulburn Broken Waterwatch are hosting an introductory workshop on identifying and sampling waterbugs! †The workshop is held by John Gooderham of Waterbug Blitz and runs from 10-3pm on Wednesday 6th November at the Yea Wetlands. This session is perfect for both beginners or people wanting to refresh their skills on sampling techniques and identifying bugs using The Waterbug App. RSVP is essential as there are limited spots available. On the day please bring along the following -† A folding chair Water and snacks (Lunch is provided but please bring along any other food you would like and all drinks) – please let me know any dietary requirements when you RSVP Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, Gumboot or waders Your smart phone with the free “The Waterbug App” downloaded and signed in. † Please RSVP by 31st October 2019 to kirstenr@gbcma.vic.gov.au

Location: Y Water Discovery Centre, Yea Wetlands, VIC
Contact: Goulburn Broken Waterwatch | Phone: 03 5797 4410

Thursday 7th | Waterbug Blitz Workshop at Mullinmur Wetland, Wangaratta, VIC

The communityy are welcome to participate in Waterbug Blitz workshop at Wangaratta to learn all about waterbugs - how to collect, identify and record a sample for the National Waterbug Blitz. For more details and bookings please contact††Vanessa Thompson at Rural City of Wangaratta, email:†v.thompson@wangaratta.vic.gov.au †

Location: Mullinmur Wetland, Wangaratta
Contact: Rural City of Wangaratta | Phone: v.thompson@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

Friday 8th | Waterbug Blitz workshop at Bright, VIC

The community are welcome to participate in Waterbug Blitz workshop at†Bright†to learn all about waterbugs - how to collect, identify and record a sample for the National Waterbug Blitz. For more details and bookings please contact†Kathie LeBusque at Petaurus Education Group, email:†kathie@petaurus.net.au

Location: TBC, Bright, VIC
Contact: Petaurus Education Group | Phone: kathie@petaurus.net.au

Saturday 16th | Waterbug Workshop hosted by Upper Murrumbidgee Waterwatch & Canberra Anglerís Association

COME AND LEARN ABOUT OUR AMAZING WATER BUGS FREE WORKSHOP THIS NOVEMBER at Cotter Avenue, below the Cotter Dam Upper Murrumbidgee Waterwatch and the Canberra Angler’s Association will be hosting a free workshop this November with the National Waterbug Blitz team. Anyone who is keen to learn how to collect and identify waterbugs can join in the workshops. You may wish to apply your new skills by joining Waterwatch staff on a Spring Waterbug survey or you may wish to conduct your own survey as part of the broader National Waterbug Blitz. No prior experience is necessary and experts will be on hand to answer all your questions. Things to bring along on the day: - BYO lunch, morning/afternoon tea. - Hat, water, sunscreen - Gumboots or waders (if you wish to learn how to sample for bugs) - Your smart phone with The Waterbug App downloaded to it – Google Play or iTunes App Store

Location: Cotter Avenue, below the Cotter Dam, Canberra, ACT
Contact: ACT Waterwatch