Walk and talk in Nixon Skinner Conservation Park with ecologists from Landscapes Hills and Fleurieu, Fleurieu Environment Centre Staff, members of the Friends of Nixon Skinner Conservation Park and rangers from National Parks and Wildlife Service SA.
Learn about the southern brown bandicoot, where they live and how you can support bandicoot conservation, including managing bandicoot habitat on your property.
Topics will include:
- Identifying bandicoots
- What you can do to support bandicoots on your property
- How to use wildlife cameras to find bandicoots and other critters
- Bandicoot friendly pest animal control
- Managing weeds in bandicoot country
- Parking is limited so please car-pool to the site where possible.
- Bring a water bottle and wear suitable footwear.
- There will be no bathrooms at the site. The nearest public bathroom is a 5-minute drive away in Myponga (off Hansen Street).
Please arrive promptly for a 10am start.
Meet at Nixon Skinner Conservation Park (look for the event signs). Note: Do not put Nixon Skinner Conservation Park in Google maps as this takes you to the wrong location.
If heading south towards Nixon Skinner Conservation Park, the entrance to the park is around 450m south of the area where there is reservoir on either side of the road. As this is an 100km, we suggest you drive past the entrance to the park and do a safe turn around at Fork Tree Road.
If heading north towards Nixon Skinner Conservation Park, the entrance is around 300m north of Forktree Road on the left toward the reservoir.
For more information about bandicoots visit: https://www.landscape.sa.gov.au/hf/bandicootsuperhighway