Werribee River Waterbug Sampling Day

  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • K Road, Werribee Mansion
    Werribee VIC 3030
    Australia

04/06/2019 10:00am 04/06/2019 3:00pm Australia/Melbourne Werribee River Waterbug Sampling Day K Road, Werribee Mansion Werribee 3030 VIC Melbourne Water [email protected]

Event Details

The Werribee River Association is seeking volunteers to help map the water quality of the Werribee River and Skeleton Creek.

To get involved with this exciting citizen science project, register to attend this training day and learn techniques in macroinvertebrate sampling and identification as used in the Waterwatch Waterbug Census. As a volunteer you will assist the Werribee River Association with monitoring aquatic macroinvertebrates, often on weekdays.

The training day is jointly run by freshwater ecologist Dr Teresa Mackintosh from Werribee River Association and Waterwatch. The findings of the project will inform managment plans for pollution reduction. Volunteers will receive ongoing support and training from Teresa.

Lunch and all equipment is provided on the day. Please wear enclosed shoes, long pants and clothing suitable for field work (rain coat, hats, etc). Bring your own water bottle.

Registration is essential by emailing or calling Teresa Mackintosh on 0432 478 033.