Volunteer

Welcome to the ANU 2014/15 stagwatching season!

The Australian National University will be conducting possum stagwatches again this summer.  As with previous years, we will be doing our surveys through until early April.
We plan to kick off our stagwatching early in the new year, but at this stage we primarily want to get contact details of those who are keen to come along in 2015 so we can keep you in the loop.
Please provide us with your contact details (name, mobile and email) if you are interested.  If you are not interested, but have received this email, please let us know and we will remove you from our list.  If you know others who may be interested, please pass this on.
It is really important we know if you are planning on joining us so you get to the right place and don’t get left behind.

Meeting place will generally be Healesville Coles car park (down River St end) at 6:30pm, but please be in contact so we can confirm meeting time and place.  Return usually around 10:30-11pm.  DON’T JUST TURN UP without letting me know – we may not be there!

Hope to see you all out in the forest soon!
Regards,

David Blair

Senior Forest Ecology Research Officer
Fenner School of Environment and Society
Australian National University
Healesville, Victoria
Email   davoblair@nex.net.au   Mob  0439 660 996
All volunteers welcome – no prior training is required if you have not done a stagwatch before. For more information on what it involves: Stagwatching with ANU info

 

Volunteering Opportunities

Throughout the year we regularly go “in the field”. This includes activities in the forest which cater to a range of physical abilities including;

Some fieldwork activities require special skills such as a Working at Heights training certificate for volunteers working up ladders in the field. Parks Victoria kindly provide this training free of charge to volunteers and training programs are frequently offered.

Volunteers undertaking training to work at heights. Photo: Joanne Antrobus.

Volunteers undertaking training to work at heights. Photo: Joanne Antrobus.

Note all volunteers who participate in field activities must have current membership as this covers your personal accident and group liability insurance. If you would like to join a field activity but you are not a member please join on the Membership page.

To register your interest in any field activity or community event please contact: leadbeaterspossum@gmail.com