Frogs of Sydney & how to make them feel at home - Martyn Robinson

  • 16 Mar 2015
  • 7:00 PM
  • Lindfield Community Centre, 259 Pacific Highway, Lindfield.

Ever wonder what kind of frog is making that weird noise in your drainpipe? Curious about which frog those tadpoles will grow into? Keen to attract frogs to your garden?

Naturalist Martyn Robinson from the Australian Museum knows his frogs. And his insects, spiders, worms, birds, and frankly anything that you might find crawling, sliding, hopping or flying in your backyard!

Martyn is back by popular demand to speak at the March gathering of Permaculture Sydney North (PSN) at the Lindfield Community Centre, on Monday 16th March 2015 at 7pm. All welcome!

If you have frogs you want to identify, bring some pictures or recordings of their calls.

And if you heard Martyn entertain last year at PSN back in 2013 and were inspired to build ponds or bat houses or bee homes, please bring photos and stories to share with Martyn.

 

More about Martyn

Martyn Robinson is a man deeply immersed in the natural life of our island continent which contains, as we know, some of the most bizarre and beautiful creatures in the world.

Martyn has worked at the Australian Museum for over 35 years in many different sections including education, arachnology, entomology, birds, palaeontology, library, terrestrial invertebrate ecology, worms, science communication, visitor services, and Search & Discover.

He has written lots of books and shares his love & knowledge of our natural world at lectures public talks, radio and TV.

He even thinks cockroaches are beautiful. Some of them. Martyn get all sorts of strange things sent to him in the mail – from big spiders to dead marsupials – by people wanting them identified.

He's also been known to eat moths, can train an octopus to open a champagne bottles and keeps slugs in his shower so keep away the mould.

Please join PSN and Martyn for a lively and informative evening on Monday 16th March 2015 at 7pm (supper at 8:30pm) at the Lindfield Community Centre, 259 Pacific Highway, Lindfield.

$5 non-members. Free for PSN members. Doors open at 6.30pm. Please join us for supper afterwards and bring a mug for tea or coffee.


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