Sun, 29 Jan|
Kōwhai Bush Walk - ANZAC Park Carpark
Bug Hunting Nature Walk with Dr. Mike Dickison
Join us on a short walk where we discover some of the local wildlife in our own back yard.
Time & Location
29 Jan 2023, 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Kōwhai Bush Walk - ANZAC Park Carpark, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
About the event
Join is on a bug hunt on this short nature walk. Find, photograph, identify and learn about local insects and bugs in Greymouth.
Registrations Essential. For ages 10+
Maximum 10 participants plus accompanying adult for those aged 10 to 12.
12:30PM: Meet and greet, everyone enjoy their picnic lunches they have brought along.
1PM: Bug hunting and exploring on the Kōwhai Bushwalk.
3PM: Either go home, or come to Grey District Youth Trust's space Art Soup (153 Tainui Street), to study the bugs and insects we have collected, using microscopes and lenses.
5PM: The activity ends and everyone goes home.
This activity is led by Dr. Mike Dickison, curator, zoologist and Wikipedia editor. Mike has a PhD in Zoology from Duke University and was curator of natural history at the Whanganui Regional Museum from 2013 to 2018, where he ran field trips for Forest and Bird. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Dickison)
Coordinating and supporting this activity is Grey District Youth Trust Youth Development Coordinator Katrina Brown. (https://www.greydistrictyouthtrust.com/katrina-brown)