Thursday, January 15, 2015

More to do at Mt Field

THE discovery ranger program at Mt Field National Park resumes today (Thursday), with another roster of activities through until Sunday.

All activities are free but park entry fees apply. Programmed activities may change in adverse weather. An adult must accompany children under 12. Bring sunscreen, sturdy shoes and a hat for all daytime activities.  For more information contact Discovery Ranger Alex on 0428 407 598.

Thursday, January 15
11am – Ecology is Everything! Join Discovery Ranger Alex on a short nature walk and have your eyes opened to a new world at your feet. Meet at the William Crooke shelter behind the Visitor Centre. (1 hr.)
3pm – Feral Peril. Introduced animals and plants are a major threat to many iconic Tasmanian species. Learn how to identify and reduce these threats. Meet at the Interpretation Centre. (1 hr.)

Friday, January 16
10am-noon – Roving Ranger. The Discovery Ranger will be on the Russell Falls Track. Have all your Tassie wildlife questions answered, and get some local knowledge along the way.
3pm – Weird, Wild and Wonderful. Discover some of Australia’s spectacular and bizarre fauna with Discovery Ranger (and photographer) Alex. Meet at the Fagus Room. (1 hr.)

Saturday, January 17
11am – Really Big Trees. Get a new perspective on trees, landscape, big time, the history and future of humanity and your place within it. Meet at the Tall Trees Car Park. (1.5hrs.)
3pm – Art in the Bush. Discover your inner artist using natural materials to make temporary works of spiritual expression. Meet at the William Crooke shelter behind the Visitor Centre. (1 hr.)

Sunday, January 18
11am – Falling Water, Falling Trees. Join Discovery Ranger Alex on a guided natural history walk to Russell Falls. Meet outside the Visitor Centre. (1 hr.)
3pm – Creepy Crawlies. Invertebrates are bizarre and beautiful, fascinating and sometimes fearsome. Join this remarkable presentation in the Fagus Room at the Visitor Centre. (1hr.)

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