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July 2018

Citizen Science Victoria – July 2018 Meeting of ACSA-Vic

19 July 2018 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Bureau of Meteorology, 700 Collins Street
Docklands, VIC 3208 Australia
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The second meeting of the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Citizen Science Association will be held on Thursday, 19th July at the Melbourne headquarters of the Bureau of Meteorology. Chapter business will include presentations from: David Gooding, coordinator of WOW,…

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August 2018

Skink Link Project Planting

19 August 2018 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
Scotchmans Creek, Raymond Court
Oakleigh, Victoria 3166 Australia

Help plant 800 indigenous plants to create habitat for the water skink along Scotchmans Creek About this Event Be part of the Skink Link Project. We'll be planting the first 800 plants to create habitat for the Water Skinks. Find…

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September 2018

Campfires & Science at Plenty Gorge

15 September 2018 @ 3:30 pm6:30 pm
Plenty Gorge Parklands, 25 Linacre Drive
Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia

Love camping? Love science? Get involved! Campfires and Science is a new and growing community of people who head outdoors, light a campfire, and share knowledge. We lead regular, free events in wild places to support scientific fieldwork and provide hands-on…

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Global Citizen Science: Can Citizens Deliver and Make a Difference?

17 September 2018 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Royal Society of Victoria, 8 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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Global Citizen Science

We are witnessing an explosion of Citizen Science activity as technology makes it possible for citizens to take part in science and deliver unprecedented levels of quality data across the globe. This talk and the associated discussions will explore whether we are ready to take the next step as Global Citizen Scientists and develop the integrated programs that will prove the value of Citizen Science at the global level. It will also explore the leading role that Australia could play in that process as the lessons learnt in running Citizen Science Programs on the Australian Continent are shared with the global community.

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National Waterbug Blitz: Our Waterways Under the Magnifying Glass

18 September 2018 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
Ballarat Tech School, Building K, 136 Albert Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia’s first nationwide, citizen science, waterway monitoring event. In spring Australians are being encouraged to discover how healthy their local waterways and wetlands are, simply by exploring and identifying what waterbugs live in them. Waterbugs (or…

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Citizen Science and the National Waterbug Blitz

26 September 2018 @ 2:30 pm4:00 pm
Monash Tech School, 44 Drummond Street
Chadstone, VIC 3148 Australia

The Monash Science and Innovation Hub invites you to participate in the National Waterbug Blitz. The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia’s first nationwide, Citizen Science, waterway monitoring event. Over the month of October Australians are encouraged to discover how healthy…

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October 2018

Citizen Science at Scotchman’s Creek

3 October 2018 @ 2:30 pm4:00 pm

Join us for some "hands on" science at Scotchman's Creek! Get into some citizen science with Yvonne Cabuang, Regional Project Officer, Melbourne Catchment Management Authority & Fred Bullock, Treasurer, Friends of Scotchman’s Creek and Valley Reserve.  Join both on an…

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July 2019

Libby Hillman presenting to ACSA-Vic

Citizen Science Victoria – July Gathering

24 July 2019 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm
60L Green Building, 60 Leicester Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Join us for the July 2019 meeting of the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Citizen Science Association. This meeting will focus on citizen science and education. The meeting will commence with three presentations, which will be followed by break-out group discussions. There will also be plenty of time for sharing your project stories, networking and developing our community of practice. Speakers include Sandra McCullogh from Earthwatch Australia, Julian O Shea from Unbound, and Edmond Lascaris from the City of Whittlesea.

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February 2020

Frogs and Dogs – Glenroy Library

29 February 2020 @ 10:00 am
Glenroy Library, 737 Pascoe Vale Road
Glenroy, Victoria 3046 Australia
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Frogs and Dogs

Join Merri Creek Management Committee’s Waterwatch Coordinator and Dr Natalie Catalynd, frog researcher from Canine Ecological, to learn about the different types of local frogs. Meet a dog that “sniffs” out frogs and learn about frog species and populations via the fun, free and easy frog census app. Older children welcome.

Registrations essential.

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May 2021

STEM and Society: SealSpotters

12 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Dr Rebecca McIntosh Mr Ross Holmberg Join Dr Rebecca McIntosh and Ross Holmberg from the Phillip Island Nature Parks team as they prepare to launch the annual SealSpotter Challenge, when citizen scientists around the globe jump online to count Australian fur seals and contribute to vital conservation research. The SealSpotter program allows anyone with a computer to help with the management and…

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