Immerse yourself in ancient temperate rainforests, buttongrass plains and wild rivers while joining a passionate community for a weekend of biological surveying.
Learn about these diverse ecosystems from experts while helping create a database of information crucial to protecting takayna from critical threats.
takayna BioBlitz headquarters will be at the Elma Fagan Community Centre (Waratah Men’s Shed) in Waratah Tasmania.
At the headquarters, we will be hosting breakfast and dinners while lunch packs will be sent out with you into the field and there will be evening talks.
A data analysis area will be set up for you to engage with the survey leaders and other participants.
Waratah Mens Shed
William St, Waratah TAS 7321
takayna BioBlitz will be held from the evening of Thursday 23 November, with surveys running from Friday morning to Sunday 26 November at 1pm. Arrival at base camp in Waratah, on Thursday 23 November is advised if you would like to join the Friday morning surveys.
Arrival at base camp in Waratah, on Thursday 23 November is advised if you would like to join the Friday morning surveys.
We provide vegan, GF and peanut free food. However, due to the challenges of catering for a large number of people, we can not accommodate dietary restrictions beyond these. If you have specific food allergies or intolerances outside the provided options, it’s recommended to bring your own food to ensure your dietary needs are met. There are some limited facilities to help you prepare your own meals. If you have any further questions please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
We strive to make takayna BioBlitz as inclusive as possible. Some activities may be more accessible than others, and there may be options for participants with mobility challenges to join certain guided walks or activities suitable for their needs. If you have specific accessibility requirements please get in touch: email@example.com
This year’s BioBlitz will be expanded to include activities tailored for kids and their families.
There will be scientists and educators experienced in working in child and teen friendly ways. Destinations specific to child-focused scientific exploration and other nature-related activities will be on offer.
Experiences for kids at this year’s Bioblitz are likely to include:
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