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Welcome to Cairns! Following an orientation tour and briefing, meet with an expert at the Wet Tropics Management Authority (WETMA) to learn about the supreme biodiversity in this World Heritage region. This afternoon visit Lake Encham at Crater Lakes National Park.
Get hands on today and duplicate field work that expert biologists do in this region. Perform ecosystem and biodiversity evaluations at the Mabi Rainforest. Visit a private site used by the BBC hosted by an expert entomologist who worked with David Attenborough! This evening review findings and create an insect light trap.
Continue ecosystem evaluations but in a woodlands environment today with a water quality workshop. Cross into the Daintree Forest and visit the Observatory & Research Station. Participate in an environmental debate workshop later on before an incredible Nocturnal Wildlife Spotlighting Activity.
Ascend over the Daintree Rainforest in JCU’s canopy crane and evaluate the tropical lowland rainforest. This afternoon explore the Mangrove Biome and Boardwalk and attend a unique presentation hosted by a marine naturalist on the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
Explore the outer Great Barrier Reef by catamaran hosted by a marine biologist. Participate in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Rapid Monitoring Survey for the Eye on the Reef program through a snorkel survey.
At Australia's prestigious James Cook University and visit their marine labs, Mosquito Research Facility and Australian Tropical Herbarium on a biology-focused workshop. Engage with world leading researchers and equipment who are on the cutting edge of marine science research.
Depending on departure time, choose between a community service project, urban challenge or free time today.
- Evaluate three ecosystems using biologist’s tools
- Encounter endemic species
- Understand leaf classification, transects & vegetation profiles
- Workshop: Water Quality Measurements & Testing
- Data collection, evaluation and service
- Indigenous history, practices and traditions.
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