Tasmanian Devils: the Science of Cancer and Conservation
August 20, 2015
Time: 6 - 7.15 pm
Elizabeth St conference room, rear of Hobart Town Hall, opposite Franklin Square
What exactly is this devil cancer, how do they get it and what’s being done about it? Wildlife biologist Stewart Huxtable introduces the science behind Devil Facial Tumour Disease, an infectious cancer threatening the survival of devils in the wild. Stewart will also outline the extraordinary conservation efforts taking place to ensure devils do not go extinct, and discusses the science underpinning these efforts.
Bookings are essential. For enquiries and bookings please contact the City of Hobart on 6238 2886 (BH). To find out about other Bush Adventures activities visit hobartcity.com.au/bushadventures or facebook.com/cityofhobartbushadventures.
Event audience: Everyone