Child with microscope identifying waterbugs

Waterbug discovery workshops

  • 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Diamond Creek Regional Playspace
    28 Main Hurstbridge Road
    Diamond Creek
    Australia

  • Free – registration required
05/22/2021 11:00am 05/22/2021 12:30pm Australia/Melbourne Waterbug discovery workshops Diamond Creek Regional Playspace 28 Main Hurstbridge Road Diamond Creek Melbourne Water [email protected]

Event Details

Waterbugs are small animals that live for all, or part, of their lives in water. Learn about the water bugs that feed the platypus of Diamond Creek, and see what they look like under a magnifying glass in this hands-on activity.

These workshops run for 30 minutes and will provide insight into different kinds of water bugs, including:

  • dragonfly larvae
  • mosquito larvae
  • beetles
  • snails.

All ages are welcome. Please note there are two workshop sessions, limited to a maximum of 25 people each.

Bookings are essential:

Session 1: 11.00-11.30am

Session 2: 12.00-12.30pm

For all enquiries, please email [email protected].

Related events

This workshop is part of Celebrating our Platypus in the Diamond Creek: a series of events across two weekends from 22 to 30 May, hosted by Nillumbik Shire Council and Melbourne Water.

Other events in this series include: