Community Biodiversity Survey
Funding from the Environmental Trust Education Program was successfully secured and Envirokey was engaged to undertake comprehensive biodiversity surveys at Panboola. Steve Sass, Pronciple Ecologist, worked with Aimée Curtis, Project Coordinator, to involve Panboola volunteers in all survey processes. This included setting up hair tubes, Elliot traps, funnel traps, drift fencing and a motion activated infrared camera. Night surveys were well attended by Panboola volunteers who assisted with spotlighting and nocturnal call playback (everyone learned a lot and had great fun).
Snapshot of results
Mammals – 23 species recorded (19 native species/4 introduced)
Reptiles – 11 species recorded
Bats – 12 species recorded (including 3 listed as Vulnerable)
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