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Waterwatch Training - Free water testing event
Subject: Waterwatch Training - Free water testing event
Send date: 2011-02-24 22:51:07
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Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc.

Waterwatch Training - Free water testing event

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Join other Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc. and gain some practical skills to help improve the wetlands' water quality. NB. This event is open to all-comers, not only our Friends.


Date:
Saturday 26 March 2011
Time:  9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Ross Straw Pavilion,
Trin Warren Tam-boore (Bellbird Waterhole) - Royal Park Wetlands, enter via Oak St, Parkville.


Interested in learning how healthy your local creek, wetlands or river is? Can frogs, platypus or even native fish survive in your waterway?


Healthy Waterways Waterwatch Melbourne run FREE river health training sessions for anyone wishing to help improve waterways by regularly water testing.


You will learn the different sampling techniques, including “water bug” sampling and identification, how the data you collect is used and how to develop a monitoring plan.


It’s fun, free and very easy to do! No experience is necessary, all equipment and lunch is provided.
Remember to be SunSmart; slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat! And please wear closed toe shoes. 


Bookings essential: Jane Bevelander 9380 8199 or e-mail jane@mcmc.org.au


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I will be in attendance along with several members of Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc. Our group aims to start monthly water quality monitoring of both the Wetlands Treatment and Storage Ponds by June this year.


I hope to see you there!


Regards,


Gabrielle Stannus
Convenor - Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc.
 


PH:        (03) 9329 2801

E-MAIL:  info@friendsofroyalpark-parkville.org
WEB:     www.friendsofroyalpark-parkville.org
POST:    PO Box 183, Parkville VIC 3052
ABN:      95 911 785 732


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