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SECRETS OF THE INTERTIDAL ZONE

Where East Beach, Low Head

Map of E Beach Rd, Low Head TAS 7253

Learn about the intertidal zone and the creatures that

call it home. Experts and professional scientists will

help you explore this environment and the plants and

animals that have adapted in order to live there.

There are activities for all ages including: Identifying

species and zonation; tides, currents, waves and rain;

and finding the hard-to-find species.

Be prepared to fossick in rock pools, roll rocks, sieve

sand and build sand castles.



REPTILES OF OUR REGION

Where Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk

Map of Queen Victoria Museum

Come and meet some of Tasmania’s snakes and

lizards. Our experts will have live animals on show,

and you will be able to handle some of the safe ones!

There will be lots of interesting facts about reptiles

in the wild and how to keep reptiles as pets.

There will be activities designed to suit all ages.


SPIDERS AND INSECTS (inc sausage sizzle)

Where Skemps Property, Myrtle Bank

Map of John Skemp Field Centre

A fun-filled day with the Launceston Field Naturalist

Club finding insects and spiders, and spotting

echidnas, crayfish, eagles and bandicoots.

Our experts will help collect and identify insects

and spiders, and you can learn how to keep them

alive. Study invertebrates under the microscope;

make a butterfly net; and learn about insect pinning,

scientific illustration and painting insect portraits.




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