Thu, 15 June|
Tablelands Bird Talk "Fungus and Featheries" by Barry Muir
Join us to learn about the relationship between birds and fungus and why bird numbers are declining globally.
Time and location
15 June 2023, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm AEST
Malanda Hotel, 12-20 English St, Malanda QLD 4885, Australia
About the event
Barry Muir is a widely travelled and published ecologist and university lecturer who consulted to all levels of government and to private industry before retiring to Cairns. Barry specialises in the interactions between weather, geology, soils, plants and animals and since retirement has directed his interest towards the role of fungi in the environment and in environmental education. Barry’s talk “Fungus and Featheries” will discuss the role of birds in fungus dispersal, how birds use fungi for food and nesting material, fungal diseases and their significance in the evolution of birds, and why bird numbers are declining globally.
For more information, please contact Martin and Sam Willis on 07 4096 6581 or email email@example.com
We hope you can make it!