Platypus News


In edition 75 of Platypus News & Views, copy attached below, the newsletter of the Australian Platypus Conservancy, you can read and also about the Australian Platypus Monitoring Network - an important new 'next-gen' citizen science program which will allow local communities to keep track of their platypus.  The new APMN website - - is scheduled to be online from Wednesday 6 March.  

Roll-out of the Australian Platypus Monitoring Network (APMN) has just started, with a very successful series of workshops and training sessions recently held at Benalla, Alexandra, Yea and Seymour in Victoria, sponsored by Goulburn Broken CMA.  If you are interested in potentially supporting a ‘roll-out’ project in your area, please don't hesitate to contact the Conservancy.

Other items covered in PN&V 75 include:

  • a 25th anniversary summary of the APC's work 
  • details of APMN community training session, Sunday 14 July at Templestowe (City of Manningham Environment Field trip).
  • talk on rakali, Wednesday 3 July at Warrandyte (City of Manningham Environment Seminar).
  • is a rakali a water-rat? 
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