Koalas, drones and dogs

Koalas, drones and dogs

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Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Arts & Ecology Centre

51 Palm Creek Road

Tanawha, QLD 4556


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Thank you for registering. This event will be held in the Arts and Ecology Centre at the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Tanawha. Please note you are required to comply with the following COVID-safe event requirements. 1. Complete a health self-assessment. If you have answered yes to any of these questions you may not be able to attend. Have you:  Experienced any cold, flu and/or COVID-19 symptoms in the past 2 weeks?  Been suspected of having COVID-19?  Undertaken any overseas or travel to COVID-19 hotspots in past 2 weeks?  Been exposed to a person diagnosed with COVID-19;  A compromised immune system or been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition? 2. Provide your name and contact details at registration. 3. Sanitise your hands before entry and upon exiting the event. 4. Maintain social-distancing.

Come and learn how heat seeking drones and detector dogs are helping protect Queensland’s endangered koalas.

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Presented by Dr Romane Cristescu, koala ecologist at the University of the Sunshine Coast Detection Dogs for Conservation team.

Come and learn how heat seeking drones and detector dogs are helping to piece together how the Maroochy Botanic Garden fits into protecting Queensland’s endangered koalas.

Join the team from the University of Sunshine Coast to hear more about their research and the results of the recent koala survey at the Botanic Gardens and Tall Gums Reserves.

Before visiting, please consider Queensland Covid-19 restrictions

Photo credit: Greg Miller

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