Local ecologist, environmentalist and Parks Victoria Ranger Cam Beardsell will speak about seven of our most locally threatened native orchid species, their threats and management. Cam will provide numerous colour photos to visually aid his discussion of the conservation aspects of these orchids including; threats such as the impacts of habitat loss, fragmentation and herbivore grazing, ecological interactions with fire, pollinators and associate plants. Cam will also discuss management programs such as population recovery and site protection relevant to these species.
Venue: River View Room - The Grand Hotel
Time: 7.20pm for a 7.30pm start
Bookings: No bookings required
In the event of extreme weather, including a Total Fire Ban or Code Red Fire Danger Day, the seminars and field trips will not go ahead.
This seminar is a part of the 2018 Environmental Seminars presented by Manningham Council.