Guided vegetation tours in Tambo Crossing - Tambo Spur Road, Nally's Track and Old Coach Road
Come and join us, to explore the vegetation, wildlife, biodiversity and habitat in our local environment. Botanists from Wildlife Unlimited will be our guides, as we travel along these roads and stop to discuss the wonderful diversity within the Box Eucalypt Forests, Grassy Woodlands and the Shrublands.
WEDNESDAY 17TH OF NOVEMBER 2021 @ 1PM – 4PM: BATTLE POINT
Meet at the Battle Point bridge, 3730 Great Alpine Road at 1pm.
Between Tambo Crossing and Ensay, this property is part of the Haunted Stream Special Protection Zone under the Regional Forest Agreement for its high biodiversity values, riparian vegetation and Rare Blackthorn Scrub (EVC). On this day, we will look closely at the diverse and complex composition of native vegetation and regrowth since the 2019/2020 Black Summer Bushfires. We’ll discover wildflowers, peas, orchids, daisies, lillies and more and look for the signs that the variety of fauna species leave.
WEDNESDAY 24TH OF NOVEMBER 2021 @ 1PM – 4PM: TAMBO SPUR ROAD, NALLY’S TRACK AND OLD COACH ROAD
Meet at The Rock, Tambo Crossing at 1pm.
On this day, we will drive along these roads, stopping where the old gum trees stand. We’ll learn some tips and tricks around how to identify the range of box, stringy and other gum trees that shape our landscape and discuss the habitat values of these areas.
Light refreshments will be provided. For your safety, participants must wear covered shoes (boots) and long pants at both sessions, preferably long sleeves and bring your own hat and water bottle. Current Covid safety measures must also be followed.
Please register for each session you intend to join in one of two ways:
1. Swifts Creek Ensay Landcare Group Inc Secretary, Jamie Johnson
E: firstname.lastname@example.org P: 0400 457 928
2. And/or go online to www.eventbrite.com.au search TAMBO CROSSING VEGETATION, select the event you intend to join and complete the registration.
For more information, contact Jamie on 0400 457 928 or go to www.landcarevic.org.au and search for the Swifts Creek Ensay Landcare Group Inc.
This program is part of a Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and Habitat Community Grants Program, supported by the Federal Government, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.