Australia's Changing Islands

St Bees Island, Mackay Area

Quarterly from 5 May 2018 - 

Indicative Rate * AU$3095 to AU$3095

Rising temperatures and increased frequency of extreme weather events is changing the distribution of species on Queensland's tropical islands. Help researchers understand how a changing climate is impacting the wildlife that inhabit them. On this expedition, you will hike with researchers across the rugged island to better understand how climate change is impacting the landscape. You will document the nature of these changes by undertaking surveys of plant species, observing koalas and wallabies, bird watching and recording small reptiles and invertebrates.

Event Dates

This event occurs quarterly on the following dates:
5 May 2018
6 – 12 May 2018
13 May 2018
14 July 2018
15 – 21 July 2018
22 July 2018
20 – 28 October 2018

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $3095 - $3095 This cost covers all food, accommodation, transport during the trip via land and sea, research equipment and insurance for 9 days.

Internet Access

  • Broadband

Facilities

  • Non Smoking Establishment

Event Venues


Earthwatch Expedtion St Bees Island
Address:
St Bees Island
St Bees Island
Queensland, Australia 4741

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