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Creatures and Critters - Mulgoa Community Spotlighting Adventure 2021

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Cox Conservancy

1012-1026 Mulgoa Road

Mulgoa, NSW 2745

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A fun family spotlighting adventure in Mulgoa. Grab the kids (and a torch) to spot creatures and critters as the bush comes alive at night!

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Mulgoa Valley Landcare invites local families to a spotlighting adventure of the Mulgoa bushland corridor. Families will be guided by expert ecologists, specialising in locating nocturnal animals, for a fun and interactive experience. Come and learn about native flora and fauna, connect with nature and foster new relationships in the community.

Hear from our guides and guest speakers:

  • Tom Covell - Ecologist from 'Hooked on Nature'
  • Adrian O'Hara - Cumberland Plain Restoration
  • Garry Sims - RUOK Ambassador

Enjoy a light supper, refreshments and take home a FREE native plant!

Activities will include:

  • Welcome and introduction to the historic Cox's Cottage Conservancy
  • Guided tour throughout the bush with expert ecologists
  • Locating nocturnal animals, creatures and critters
  • Explanation of flora and fauna found along the track
  • Spotting of nest boxes, habitat logs and burrows
  • Mingling and chatting over supper
  • FREE native plant giveaway!

Minimum Age Recommended: 5 years.

Fitness Level: A moderate fitness level is required for all participants. Uneven ground, trip hazards and one steep hill to navigate.

Dress: Wear sturdy enclosed shoes and clothes appropriate to get dirty.

Bring: Torch or headlamp, insect repellent and personal water bottle.

Provided: Torch/binoculars (1 per family), specialist equipment (insect light traps, sweep nets, bat detectors), bottled water (1 per person). Port-a-loo on site.

This is a FREE family event, supported by Wentworth Healthcare, promoting social connectivity, mental health and well-being in the community.

RSVP by 11th March. TICKETS ARE VERY LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT. If you have booked tickets and are unable to attend, please email: lisa@mulgoalandcare.org.au or phone: 0411487512.

Please note that the entrance to Cox Conservancy can be easily missed. It is located opposite the "Hayshed" Entrance to Fernhill and is on your left if travelling in a southerly direction, and on your right if travelling in a northerly direction along Mulgoa Road. A sandwich board sign and balloons will denote the entrance.

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Cox Conservancy

1012-1026 Mulgoa Road

Mulgoa, NSW 2745

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