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Citizen Science Opportunities

Are you interested in contributing to science and discovery?

Are you interested in biodiversity and conservation?


If you answered yes to these questions, then this page is for you!


Citizen Science 


The links below are for citizen science programs that you may want to get involved in. Council supports and promotes the Aussie Backyard Bird Count every year, to get a snapshot of birds that live near us, so we encourage you to get out and count birds in the third week of October.


linkFrogID Week 10-18 Nov 2019 (external link)

linkAustralian Pollinator Week 10-17 Nov 2019 (external link)

linkThe Barren Grounds - Budderoo Quollidor Project (external link)

linkAussie Backyard Bird Count 20-28 Oct 2019 (external link)




Existing Biodiversity Projects in the Southern Highlands


Join with us in looking out for and recording our iconic animals including the Koala, Platypus and Glossy-black Cockatoo. See the links below, which will also include links to our survey apps that you can download onto your smart device and start recording your findings!


linkSouthern Highlands Koala Conservation Project (internal link)

linkSouthern Highlands Platypus Conservation Project (internal link)

linkGlossies in the Mist (internal link)



External Links 


linkAtlas of Living Australia Citizen Science Central (external link)

linkAustralian Citizen Science Association (external link)

Last Updated: March 8th, 2019
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