This joint event will be undertaken by KAI and MBKR at the Caboolture Regional Environmental Education Centre (CREEC) at 150 Rowley Road, Burpengary.
Vanda Grabowski, President, Koala Action Inc. (KAI) will provide a general koala education and awareness presentation which will be followed by a presentation given by Lindsay Wickson from Endeavour Veterinary Ecology on the koalas at the Amcor Petrie Mill Redevelopment site.
To conclude the day, Anika Lehmann, President, Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Inc. (MBKR) will provide an overview about what is involved in becoming a rescuer or transporter of sick, injured and orphaned koalas.
This will be followed by Dr Tania Bishop, Veterinarian, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital will provide an overview of the types of injuries and illnesses coming into the wildlife hospital and the rehabilitation process.
Dave Norman, Mango Hill, North Lakes Environment Group will be singing some of his wildlife-related songs during the breaks between the speakers.
Presentations will take an hour each including question time with a 30 min refreshment break between each speaker. Morning, afternoon tea and lunch will be supplied.
Bookings are essential as space is limited.
With thanks Vanda (aka Wanda) Grabowski
President/Secretary, Koala Action Inc.
Representative, Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Inc.