Hosted by the Redcliffe Environmental Forum and proudly supported by the Moreton Bay Regional Council
Sunday 21st October 2018 10.00 am to 2 pm Captain Cook Parade Deception Bay
Watch this space for updates on the preparation for the event
UQ Centre for Marine Science presents: The UQ Biodiversity Road Show is a mobile, interactive exploration designed to reveal the biological diversity of our local region to the public. Activities offer touch tanks with small animals from Moreton Bay, microscopes to examine plankton, shark jaws, sound recordings of dolphins, snapping shrimp and singing fish, guided walks through the inter-tidal zone, colouring-in sheets and more.
Marine Parks Queensland: Check out one of the vessels used by Marine Parks staff to protect Moreton Bay
Citizen Science: CoralWatch; ReefWatch; MangroveWatch and SeagrassWatch Monitoring the health of our wetland and marine environments relies on a partnership between research scientists and volunteers. Check out some of the great work carried out by "citizen scientists).
With seven types of mangroves adjacent to the park as well as examples of saltmarsh vegetation, the area represents a great chance for people to get up and close to some of the main wetland vegetation around Moreton Bay.