Calendar of events
May is the peak month for Australian Grayling spawning, this occurs when flows increase and water temperature drops. Larvae are washed downstream into estuaries.
See the May bio-calendar to see what some of our native plants and animals are doing this month.
Events in May 2022
Friends of Grasslands grants
9:00am - 9:00am
Friends of Grasslands (FoG) is again offering a small number of grants of up to $1500 each in 2022 to support projects that promote investment in the understanding, conservation and management of native grassy ecosystems. Any individual or organisation can apply.
Information for applicants and the 2022 Application Form are available from FoG's Grants webpage at https://www.fog.org.au/supportedprojects.htm.
Closing date for applications is Friday 13 May 2022. Applicants are generally notified of the outcomes of their applications within six to eight weeks of the closing date.
For further information, registration of interest, or discussion of potential proposals please contact FoG at email@example.com.Contact: Andrew Zelnik,
2022 National Beach-nesting Birds Conference
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
12:00am - 12:00am
The Beach-nesting Birds Team at Birdlife Australia present the National Beach-nesting Birds Conference. This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear about new research which may not yet have been published, to meet other beach-nesting bird volunteers, land managers or researchers from across Australia, and to enjoy training opportunities and field excursions in new and exciting locations.
For those who cannot make it to South Australia there will be an online component available (details provided soon).firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthur Rylah Institute Seminar - Genetic Rescue
Online free event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
ARI presents two guest speakers focusing on the role of genetics in species recovery.
- Genetic management of wildlife in a changing world - Dr Sasha Pavlova (Monash University)
- Incorporating genetic management into threatened species recovery: A case study of Macquarie perch in the Ovens River - Dr Zeb Tonkin (ARI)
SWIFFT seminar - Small mammal conservation
Online free event
9:45am - 12:15pm
Join us for this free on-line SWIFFT event. This will be an opportunity to learn about some of Victoria's small mammals including recent research findings.