Spotlight on Species

Spotlight on Species is a joint project between UCLN and the Macedon Shire Council Environmental Officer to conduct Citizen Science surveys looking for three threatened species in this area.The data collected as a result of the surveys will be added to the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas to help protect these species and their habitat.

One of the three threatened species we are conducting Citizen Science Surveys for, a Powerful Owl.See below for more details.                                                                                                                                                                              Pic  Scheltema

If you would like to come out on one of our Spotlighting surveys to look for Powerful Owls and Greater Gliders you can scroll down below to see dates.  You can contact the UCLN Threatened Species Officer  Brad Blake on 0421823998 or brad@proconpest.com to register or click on booking links below.All spotlights commence at 7.00 pm

If you think you may have Phascogales on your property and would like to be involved in setting up remote cameras to try and verify their existence please also contact Brad.

UCLN Threatened Species Officer Brad Blake with a friendly phascogale. Pic Scheltema

 

 

 

Click here to reserve your place for  the 7th July Spotlighting event:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ford-track-wombat-state-forest-spotlight-survey-tickets-46488075084

Click here to reserve your place for  the 14th July Spotlighting event:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ford-track-wombat-state-forest-spotlight-survey-tickets-46488075084

 

 

NOTE – NO AUGUST SPOTLIGHTS DUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONSTRAINTS

Saturday 8 September
Hanging Rock

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-hanging-rock-reserve-tickets-48186720779

Saturday 22 September
Gerry’s Road (near Ashbourne, Trentham)

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-gerrys-road-wombat-state-forest-tickets-48187025691

Trentham Falls
Saturday 20 October

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-trentham-falls-tickets-48187095901

Coliban Reserve (near Spring Hill,Tylden, Trentham)
Saturday 27 October

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-coliban-reserve-tylden-tickets-48261850494

 

 

Camels Hump (near Mt Macedon)
Saturday 10 November

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-camels-hump-mount-macedon-tickets-48261938758

Mudlark Road (near Spring Hill)
Saturday 17 November

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-mudlark-road-wombat-state-forest-tickets-48262716083

 

Kangroo Creek, 8th December
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kangaroo-creek-spotlight-survey-tickets-52795140687

 

 

Ford Track, 19 January
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ford-track-wombat-state-forest-spotlight-survey-tickets-52795320224

 

 

Gerrys Road, 2 February
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotlight-at-gerrys-road-wombat-state-forest-tickets-52795841784

Lyonville, 23 February
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lyonville-springs-road-spotlight-survey-tickets-52795966156