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  • Tiny Giants: Mary's Amazing Invertebrates

    We are partnering with entomologists and arachnologists from the Queensland Museum to undertake the first broad taxonomic study of invertebrates at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Tiny Giants is a four-day public event that showcases and celebrates invertebrate species and scientific research. From Thursday 21 October - Sunday 24 October, walks, talks, workshops and events will ignite curiosity about and stewardship of the miniscule and marvellous world of insects, spiders and other creepy crawlies.

  • Spring Bird Survey - Citizen Science activity

    Saturday, 30 October 6.30am Join our spring bird survey at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Stick around after the survey for some bird identification tips. Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is haven for bird life. Join a team of volunteers to help survey the birds present in the reserve. Our team conducts regular seasonal bird surveys in the reserve to monitor the different types and numbers of birds and how this changes with the seasons. The survey takes place over 30 minutes on two sections of track. It is great if you are familiar with local birds and their calls but not a requirement. Anyone with an interest in birds is welcome to join. Binoculars are useful. After the survey we'll hold a session on bird identification and information about some of our local birds. Free event - Numbers are limited and registration essential.