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How Fungi contribute to Conservation with Patrick Leonard
16 October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am$5
We value our environment for its diversity, for its contribution to the world we live in, the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat. Our National Parks are rich and diverse places: the plants, animals, insects, fungi and other organisms form a complex and interconnected web.
Fungi provide one of the key forms of interconnection in the natural world. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recently placed some Australian fungi on its red list of rare and threatened species. Some of these occur in Noosa’s National Parks.
We tend to think that National Parks offer protection but there are threats within our parks.
Patrick Leonard will outline the some of the issues surrounding species conservation, how some species can be indicators of the health of our environment and how members of the Noosa Parks Association might contribute to monitoring our environment.
Register to attend
The forum will be live at the Environment Centre for limited numbers owing to COVID restrictions, starting at 10.30am. To come to the event, it is essential to pre- register. Remember numbers are limited, so please register as soon as you can and then cancel if you are unable to attend. This is important so someone else can take your place. If you are having problems, call 0405 360 549 for help.