Science in the Hall

Date Claimers: Science in the Hall

17 & 18 May 2019

As part of the 2019 Cooloola Bioblitz, there will 2 evenings of public presentations by scientists attending the BioBlitz.

In 2018 people attended interesting presentations covering some of the latest research and understanding about a variety of topics and species including spiders, moths and butterflies, soil microbes and plants. Locals were heard commenting that they had no idea about the diversity of species in the local area and how important the wallum and coastal bush and heath lands were.

More events to be advised

Pictured above: Prof Doug Hilton, a world leader in the family of tiny moths called Heliozelidae. A new species was discovered int he 2018 Cooloola BioBlitz.

Past Events

8 December 2018

Brian Stockwell

Watershed Australia

Water Sensitive Urban Design or

"How to do drains better so we can catch more fish"

6 October 2018

Prof Doug Hilton,

a world leader in the family of tiny moths called Heliozelidae. A new species was discovered in the 2018 Cooloola BioBlitz.

24 August 2018

Dr Melodina Fabillo

Technical Officer at Queensland Herbarium, Department of Environment and Science

The importance of preparing proper botanical specimens and field documentation for herbarium deposit.

24 August 2018

Professor Susanne Schmidt

University of Queensland

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences

Cooloola’s Soil Ecosystems - The interface of plants and Microbes


25 August 2018

Robert Whyte

Spiders of Cooloola

25 August 2018

Dr Don Sands OAM

CSIRO (Retired) Honorary Research Fellow

Insect Interactions and Wildlife Conservation

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