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City Nature Challenge: Guided nature walk into Sydenham Park

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Join Brimbank Council's Conservation team on a guided nature tour of Sydenham Park in Keilor North. Help create important records of the wild plants and animals that live in this Nature Conservation Reserve, and hear about how it is managed and monitored by Council.

City Nature Challenge

This community biodiversity survey is for the global City Nature Challenge (CNC) running from Friday 26 April to Monday 29 April 2024. It’s free, easy, and fun to get involved. Bring your mobile phone or digital camera to take pictures of the wild plants, animals and fungi you see, or make sound recordings of frog or bird calls. Any observations taken over the four days, need to be uploaded toiNaturalist by Sunday 5 May, to be included in the City Nature Challenge 2024. 

To prepare for the guided walk and City Nature Challenge survey

  • Install the iNaturalist app on your mobile phone and create an iNaturalist account
  • Make sure your phone battery or camera is fully charged on the day
  • To learn more about iNaturalist and how to set up an account, view this recording of an iNaturalist training webinar with Dr Luis Mata from 2021
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing, bring a rain/wind-proof jacket, and wear safe, fully-enclosed walking shoes to go in long grass
  • Bring your own drink bottle and snacks
  • Some binoculars will be available to borrow, or bring along your own

Meet at the Keilor Public Golf Course carpark.

For more information, contact:

Ella Ryan, Conservation Community Liaison Officer, Brimbank City Council

0456 392 464

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