Post-Conference Excursions

Three field trips are planned for Thursday 27 September 2018

The Wombat Flux research site

The Wombat Flux research site is located within the Wombat State Forest, between Ballarat and Daylesford in Central Victoria, 100 km west of Melbourne.  The Wombat site is of part of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network’s OzFlux network and the Australian PhenoCam network. For further information see: http://ozflux.org.au/monitoringsites/wombat/index.html#intro, https://stefanarndt.wordpress.com/wombat-flux-research-site/ and https://phenocam.org.au/.

Departure date and time: Thursday 27 September. 0900, from The State Library, La Trobe Street, Melbourne. 

Itinerary:

0900 – Depart Melbourne

1100 – 1300 – Wombat Flux Tower, White Point Track

1330 – 1545 – Wombat Hill Garden, Daylesford

1745 (approx) – tour concludes at The State Library, La Trobe Street, Melbourne

Participation fee: AUD$80 (inc GST) per person.

Inclusions: Nil There will be time after the tour to stop at Wombat Hill Gardens where there is café. Alternatively, the township is a short walk away where there are other options.

 

 

Phillip Island Nature Parks

(limited to 30 people)

Phillip Island is located 90 minutes south of Melbourne.

Departure date and time:  Thursday 27 September, 2018. 1000, from The State Library, La Trobe Street, Melbourne. 

Itinerary:

1000 – Depart Melbourne

1145 – 1215 – Free time in San Remo

1230 – 1430 – Koala Conservation Centre

1500 – 1700 – The Nobbies Centre, Phillip Island

1715 – 2100 – Penguin Parade, Phillip Island

2300 (approx) – tour concludes at The State Library, La Trobe Street, Melbourne

Participation fee:  AUD$150 (inc GST) per person.

Inclusions: A light lunch will be provided. There will also be free time for you to purchase dinner.