Our 20th Year!
Have you done the Course in previous years? Here’s your chance for a refresher!
The annual Box–Ironbark Ecology Course provides an opportunity to learn about the interaction of landforms, soils, flora and fauna that comprise the
Box–Ironbark forests and woodlands of south-eastern Australia. The emphasis on practical demonstration and field experience.
The course gives participants the skills and knowledge required to understand interpret the ecology of Box–Ironbark forests and woodlands, and to apply these skills and knowledge for their particular needs.
Field sessions are conducted in small groups led by a team of highly qualified and experienced instructors. Presentations on particular topics are held each evening. A formal knowledge of geology, botany, zoology or ecology is not required; each session provides the basic knowledge needed to understand the relevant topic.
When: Tuesday 3rd October 1pm to Friday 6th October, 5pm
Where: The course is based at Nagambie in Victorian Box Ironbark country.
The course is administered by the Euroa Arboretum.
Accommodation: This year, the Course will be held over 3 ½ days. It will be self-catering and self-booking for accommodation. We are offering flexibility with where you live and reduced costs.
Course fee: The course fee for 2017 is $800 (plus GST). This includes teaching, transport, and course notes.
Read full course outline and presenter details: BIBEC 2017 Application Form
The course is limited to 30 participants. Further details, including the Course Notes, will be mailed out to registered participants, closer to the date.