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Creating a Frog-friendly Garden

Creating a frog-friendly garden: Open garden; Practical demonstrations; Frog facts; How to use the FrogID app; Live frog and tadpole displays.

When: Friday, August 16 2019 till Saturday, August 17 2019. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Where: Bannon Carpark
23 Edward Street, Ulverstone, TAS, 7315
Topic: Environment and nature
Cost: Free
Other: Wheelchair access

Making a frog-friendly garden. An educational event that will explain the eco systems required for frogs and what our community can do to provide backyard habitats for our native fauna.

The open days and workshops will show people how to create welcoming environments for our native frogs in their own backyards by providing them with the materials to set ups their own frog-safe haven. An explanation of the science behind what works well as a habitat, and give people the capacity to assist others with making frog friendly environments.

Learn how to use the FROG ID app by the Australian Museum, with practical advice, hand-outs and demonstrations on how to use join in this citizen science project.

Join in hands-on practical demonstration on some easy methods creating and maintaining a frog-friendly garden, or construction of an active vivarium enclosure and tadpole aquarium. Frog husbandry talks will cover keeping frogs and tadpoles information and regulations, frog hygiene etc.

Various species of Tasmanian native frogs will frogs will be on display.

Contact details:

Craig Broadfield
Phone: 0419 509 730

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