Coordinated by the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) this state-wide citizen science project aims to improve our knowledge of Koala numbers and their distribution across Victoria – link
The Melbourne Water Frog Census Program needs volunteers to record frog calls on their land or at their local waterways during the months of April, August, October and November.
Volunteers are welcome to submit calls all year round but the majority of frog species are most active during these months. The website also has a handy identification guide. On 4 November there is a frog census event at Werribee Zoo
The fire season has arrived much earlier than usual. We all need to be prepared. Here is a link to an article in ‘The Age’, by Craig Lapsley the Emergency Management Commissioner, where he explains the current situation.