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BIG SCRUB RAINFOREST DAY: Rainforest Ecology Walk

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Nighcap National Park

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RAINFOREST ECOLOGY WALK

Gary Opit, Ecologist

Learn about the history of the Big Scrub’s flora and fauna over 50 million years and discover some of the species that live here and their role in the ecosystem. Gain an understanding of how humanity exists as a part of the living surface of this unique planet and how our survival is dependent on the survival of our natural habitat.

WHERE: Big Scrub Flora Reserve in Nightcap National Park (see getting there box below)

TIME: 12.30 to 3.30pm (Arrive at 12pm for a 12.30pm sharp departure)

BRING: A snack, water, and wear sturdy walking shoes, long pants and a hat.

BOOKINGS: Spaces are limited, bookings essential $5 (children free) at www.bigscrubrainforest.org

Every week for 22 years Gary Opit has identified wildlife species for listeners to ABC North Coast radio 94.5 FM, now at 6.30am every Saturday morning. He was awarded the title of Earth Champion in 2003 for the protection and understanding of the Earth’s natural environment.

GETTING TO THE BIG SCRUB FLORA RESERVE IN NIGHTCAP NATIONAL PARK

  • OUR MEETING POINT IS THE BIG SCRUB FLORA RESERVE IN NIGHTCAP NATIONAL PARK APPROXIMATELY 20KM NORTH OF LISMORE NEAR DUNOON.
  • MAKE YOUR WAY TOWARDS ROCKY CREEK DAM.
  • FOLLOW ROCKY CREEK DAM ROAD FOR 2.5KM. THE LAST ROAD ON THE LEFT BEFORE YOU REACH THE DAM (NOT SIGNPOSTED) IS GIBBERGUNYAH RANGE ROAD. LOOK FOR THE BIG SCRUB RAINFOREST DAY SIGN.
  • FOLLOW GIBBERGUNYAH RANGE ROAD (DIRT ROAD BUT SUITABLE FOR 2WD) FOR 1.4KM TO THE NATIONAL PARK ENTRANCE GATES AND PARK YOUR VEHICLE.

NOTE: PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL. WALKS WILL LEAVE AT THE TIME SPECIFIED. GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME TO GET THERE SO YOU DON’T MISS OUT!


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