Dieback - bulldozing our biodiversity

Dieback - bulldozing our biodiversity
  • Duración: 4 Horas (aproximadamente)

Fighting the "Biological Bulldozer", can it be stopped?

The arrival and spread of Phytophthora dieback disease in Western Australia has been catastrophic for a number of ecosystems. More than 50% of WA’s rare or endangered plants are susceptible, many of which are only found in the south-west. Through hands-on activities students will get a practical understanding of the “biological bulldozer”. Students will be introduced to the treatment, tools and processes used to manage the spread of the disease and undertake a stem injecting activity to help protect trees and prevent further dieback spread.

Biology ATAR Unit 4, Geography ATAR Unit 1, General Geography Unit3, Integrated Science ATAR Unit 2

COST: $16 per student (minimum payment for 20 students)

Excursion runs from 10am to 2pm including 30min for morning tea and lunch.  Start and finish times can be adjusted to your needs.

Venues:

  • Perth Hills Discovery Centre, Mundaring
  • Forest Discovery Centre, Dwellingup
Please note:
  1. Maximum students per group is 30.  Multiple groups can be accommodated.
  2. Our booking officer will get back to you via email to confirm your excursion including COST within 5 working days.