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 to register or click on booking links below.

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:

Click here to reserve your place for  the 14th July Spotlighting event:




Saturday 8 September
Hanging Rock

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

Trentham Falls
Saturday 20 October

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



Camels Hump (near Mt Macedon)
Saturday 10 November

Mudlark Road (near Spring Hill)
Saturday 17 November


Kangroo Creek, 8th December



Ford Track, 19 January



Gerrys Road, 2 February

Lyonville, 23 February






March 2nd 2019



Saturday 27th April



4th May – Lakers Road, Trentham