Join local plant ecologist Michael Doherty for a walk and talk identifying the common trees and shrubs found on Black Mountain, including Scribbly Gum, Brittle Gum and Red Stringybark, and discussing how they cope with low nutrients, drought and fire. Generally easy ramble, but with some steep sections and some rough ground.
If you wish to learn even more about local plants and fire ecology register for the FOBM Black Mountain Symposium, 24 & 25 August 2018.
At the Frith Road, Acton, at stile. Look for the banners.
Gold coin donation. Some books also for sale.
Morning tea, water, snacks. Remember to wear a hat, and sturdy shoes. Generally easy walk with possible tunnel.
Please email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone Linda (0437 298 711) so that you can be contacted in case arrangements need to change (e.g. adverse weather).