04 Apr 16: Fraser Through A Ranger's Eyes

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PRESENTATION: Join Queensland Parks and Wildlife Ranger, Jenna Tapply, as she takes you on a journey into Fraser Island's unique flora and fauna, our colourful history and sort-after natural resources.

  • What makes Fraser Island's dingo population so special?
  • Is there as much sand here as in The Sahara?
  • What exactly did Eliza Fraser get up to during her short stay with the Butchulla people?

This Easter, QPWS Ranger Jenna joins us in our Centre Complex to talk all things Fraser Island. There'll be a bit of show and tell for the kids; plenty of fun and informative facts and you'll even get the chance to ask your own questions about Fraser Island.

If you're not doing a guided tour - and even if you are - this is your chance to learn about our pristine backyard..

EVENT DETAILS

Topic: Dingoes, history, island resources and more
Date: Monday, April 04
Time: From 1930 (Question time is included)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Where: Centre Complex - meet at the restaurant and follow the signs
Cost: Free of charge
Extra info: Kids are welcome (must be accompanied by an adult).

More about your host: Ranger Jenna has a passion for the environment that lead her to graduate from Deakin University and pursue a career in park management in both Victoria and Queensland. Jenna arrived on Fraser Island in May 2012 and now spends her time actively involved in community engagement in and around the island.

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