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Hidden Vale Wildlife Research Station and U.Q. Gatton Campus

  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Gatton
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Treks & Activities Event


Hidden Vale Wildlife Research Station, located in Grandchester, is a remarkable hub for scientific exploration and conservation which plays a pivotal role in advancing our understanding of Australian ecosystems and safeguarding native wildlife.

University of Queensland Gatton Campus  combines the rural traditions of its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with innovative research and teaching facilities in agriculture, animal science, veterinary science and the environment.

Dr Gurion Ang, Director of Engagement & Advancement, School of the Environment, U.Q. will join us on the visit. We are travelling by bus.

WHEN     Thursday  27th June  2024

TIME and PLACE OF DEPARTURE: Please indicate when booking:

  • A)     NORTH  SIDE. Arrive at 7.45 for 8.00 am departure from Bus Stop 27  at 15 Park Avenue, Clayfield (near Eagle Junction station). Car parking in streets.
  • B)      SOUTH SIDE.  Arrive at 8.15 for 8.30am departure from Brittain Park, near 172 Troughton  Road, Coopers Plains. Car parking available.


              Arrive 10.00 am at HIDDEN VALE for a facility tour and MORNING  TEA  (provided)

              11.30 Depart Research Station for U.Q. Gatton Campus.

              12.15 Lunch at UQ Gatton Campus Dining Hall for Buffet Lunch (provided)

              13.15 Guided Tour of the Campus. Meeting some academic staff and students and learn more about what they do at UQ Gatton.

              14.30 Mystery to solve  “Why are my lettuces  dying?”

              15.30 Depart  Gatton

               Arrive Coopers Plains approx. 17.00 and then Clayfield approx. 17.30

    COST (including morning tea and buffet lunch): MEMBERS $80, NON-MEMBERS  $90

    30  Registrants. Register and Pay by FRIDAY 31 MAY 2024 

    Participants please note that the outing involves bus travel up to 1.8 hours in a section.  Please wear closed shoes, sun safe clothing, hat, sun screen. Bring water.

    Image:; Heritage branch staff, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

    John  Wilkinson  (Event  Coordinator)

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