Slugging It Out For Science

Did you miss our live event on the 19th of January? Watch the encore presentation here!

Presented by: Kade Mills, Victorian National Parks Association

Come on a journey below the blue line to discover a world of flamboyant, solar powered, kleptomaniac sea slugs. Join us as we use video, photography and maybe even interpretive dance to tell stories about Victoria’s splendid southern sea slugs. We will also share some tips and tricks on how to find these sometimes elusive creatures and how the data we collect is helping us understand our ever changing marine environment.

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Intertidal Treasures – Rockpool Ramble

Presented by: Marg O’Toole, Habitat Connection

Come along and discover what lies below the high water mark. These plants and animals are tough!! How do they adapt to this harsh but fascinating life?

Learn how to enjoy your rockpool ramble safely, not only for you, but also the treasures found.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.

This video contains closed captions in:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Punjabi
  • Vietnamese.

Southern Right Whales – the right whale to watch!

This podcast is presented by Mandy Watson, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and Greg Muller, an award winning TV, radio, online journalist and podcast producer with nearly 20 years experience in the Australian media.

Whale expert Mandy Watson has been studying Southern Right Whales in Victoria for over 25 years. Catch her fascinating podcast about why this species is critically endangered, what threatens it’s recovery today and how you can help. She discusses her photo-ID research and how citizen scientists support the conservation of this enigmatic species.

Southern Right Whales – The Right Whale to Watch! Resource links (PDF 520 KB)

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What to bring

Suitable clothing for the weather conditions – be sun smart.

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sturdy shoes.
  • A beanie and jacket are also a good idea at Logan’s Beach, no matter what time of year!

Snorkel Victoria: Top 10 Places to Visit This Summer

Presented by: Jack Breedon, Meet me Underwater.

Do you want to finally get into snorkeling this summer? Or are you an experienced snorkeler looking for somewhere new to explore? This video breaks down 10 of the best snorkel sites in and around Melbourne. Learn about what you might expect to see and which sites are easier than others. So dive on in and check it out!

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.

This video contains closed captions in:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Punjabi
  • Vietnamese.

Coastal Plants and Beach Combing

Presenter: Naomi Wells, Bellarine Catchment Network

Have you wanted to know the names of plants that you see along coastal trails? Or what makes plants special and unique? Perhaps you would like to learn more about the diverse array of plants and animals found in the intertidal zone?

Join Naomi from Bellarine Catchment Network and learn about some beautiful local plants that you can find near you, as well as introducing you to different animals that live in the intertidal zone.

Naomi will take you on an adventure to meet four different types of animals, telling you a little bit about their lives. You will also find six plant species that exist right across Victoria and could be in your backyard!

Be sure to print the Beachcombing activity (PDF 3 MB) to take along to the beach.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.

This video contains closed captions in:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Punjabi
  • Vietnamese.

Across the Heads

This is a self-guided audio tour (podcast) presented by Mark Rodrigue, Parks Victoria and Greg Muller.

Jump on board the Queenscliff to Sorrento Ferry with Parks Victoria‘s Mark Rodrigue for a podcast providing insights into the many natural and cultural values of the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park and other areas at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay.

What to bring

Suitable clothing for the weather conditions – be sun smart.

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Insect repellent.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.

Penguin Protectors – Meet the Middle Island Maremma Guardian Dogs

Please book for this live event here.

Presented by: Patricia Corbett, Warrnambool Coastcare Landcare

Come along with me, Trish, and get up close and personal with the amazing dogs that protect penguins on Middle Island. You will learn about the Little Penguins that live along the coastline of Victoria and what we can do to help protect the amazing marine life that live in our ocean.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.

 

Slugging It Out For Science

Please book for this live event here.

Presented by: Kade Mills, Victorian National Parks Association

Come on a journey below the blue line to discover a world of flamboyant, solar powered, kleptomaniac sea slugs. Join us as we use video, photography and maybe even interpretive dance to tell stories about Victoria’s splendid southern sea slugs. We will also share some tips and tricks on how to find these sometimes elusive creatures and how the data we collect is helping us understand our ever changing marine environment.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to fill out this evaluation form – your feedback will help us shape future programs.