An introduction to ecological sampling techniques used by biologists and environmental scientist in the field.
Carry out a habitat assessment of the Kings Park or Bold Park banksia woodland using transects and quadrats. Measure and identify species presence, recruitment and abundance.
Survey biotic, abiotic and cultural heritage factors, to help students understand the fragility of this unique community.
Use simple keys to identify common plant species, recognising key taxonomic groups to family level, then create a digital herbarium specimen to take back to school.
This program incorporates the use of scientific equipment, digital and spatial technologies, and ethical protocols.
*Bring along smart phone or tablet to collect data digitally to use back at school.
Location: Kings Park Education Centre or Bold Park
Bookings are essential and fees apply.
Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.