Waterbugs and platypus of Jacksons Creek, Sunbury

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Waterbug Census

Macroinvertebrates (or waterbugs) are very important indicator of the health of waterways and they are food for other animals, like platypus and fish. Learn more about the waterbugs that live in Jacksons Creek and help identify them for the Waterbug Census.

Platypus eDNA

Did you know a population of platypus live in Jacksons Creek? Join us to learn more about our unique platypus and how surveys are conducted by using environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques.

Register your interest to adopt a site on Jacksons Creek for an eDNA citizen science program.

For more information email Waterwatch@melbournwater.com.au   

Sunday 24 September 2017
​11.30am to 2pm
​Apex Park
near 785 Sunbury Road
​Free - booking essential
​RSVP : To book please call 131 722 or register online at Eventbrite
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