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November Field Trip: Weekend Bio-Blitz at Mary River

Saturday Nov 11 2:15 pm


Saturday/Sunday 11-12 November led by Diana Lambert

Come join the NT Field Naturalists and discover the fauna and flora of the Mary River region! Share your knowledge – share good food and drink – and share your mode of transport!


Saturday (11/11/17) 2.15 pm – Book in to Retreat 3.00 pm – Mystery Guest Speaker 4.00 pm – Wallaby Walk (1.5km) 5.30 pm – Happy Hour 6.30 pm – Dinner(BYO food + drinks to share) 8.00 pm – Spotlighting session

Sunday (12/11/17) 6.15am – Bamboo Walk (3km) ·7.45am – Breakfast (BYO Food + drinks to share) 10.00am – Visit nearby Bird Billabong

Note: Buggies are available for hire at $20 per hour and seat 2-4 people. Boats can be hired for $80 per hour and seat 5 people - no licence is required for either activity.

*IMPORTANT! (1) To make your accommodation and/or activity booking, contact DIANA on 0409 767 570 or LEONA on 0423 951 874. (Please do not book via the Retreat) (2) An accommodation discount of 20% is generously being offered by Mary River Wilderness Retreat to NTFNC members.

*Note: If you are unable to stay overnight, you are most welcome to participate in any of the activities that suit you. Mary River Wilderness Retreat is 113 km south-east of Darwin along the Arnhem Highway (approximate 1 h 15 mins drive.


Mary River Wilderness Retreat

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