Trees, Shrubs and Fire on Black Mountain

Sunday 22 April 2018

9.30am—12.00 noon

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.

Michael Doherty explains the characteristics of this eucalypt tree our ramblers
Michael Doherty explains the characteristics of this eucalypt tree our ramblers

Meet

At the Frith Road, Acton, at stile. Look for the banners.

Cost

Gold coin donation. Some books also for sale.

BYO

Morning tea, water, snacks. Remember to wear a hat, and sturdy shoes. Generally easy walk with possible tunnel.

Bookings

Please email your name and phone number to friendsofblackmountain@gmail.com, or phone Linda (0437 298 711) so that you can be contacted in case arrangements need to change (e.g. adverse weather).