PANDANUS PLANTING EVENT
Help protect, restore and enhance our local pandanus population!
An introduced species is killing this iconic species along our coastline. Come along to a planting event at Big Dune Surfing Reserve and help pandanus suffering in your backyard!
Pandanus trees provide many ecological services, including stabilising dunes and providing habitat and food for native species.
Join this local event to learn about
– The local pandanus dieback situation and Byfield infestation
– The ecological function of pandanus in coastal ecosystems
– The biocontrol methods being used to manage this issue
– Population and restoration methods
plus loads more!
-Direct seed planting
The guest presenter
ECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT & BIOSECURITY SOLUTIONS
Joel Fostin is the leading specialist, educator, researcher and advocate for the prevention of Pandanus Dieback. Working across coastal eastern Australia, Joel has upskilled and empowered many community members and councils to join his mission to manage and prevent
Sunday 16 April
8:30am – 11:30am
No prior knowledge needed, everyone is welcome.
Attendees must bring a 4WD (or arrange a lift) to get to the planting site.
Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellent. Wear long pants, closed shoes and a hat.
Limited spaces available!
To RSVP or to discuss transport options contact Lisa.
Lisa Del Riccio
FBA Community Engagement Officer
0448 329 514