The effect of cat and dog ownership on wildlife occurrence in backyards: A citizen science project

Date: August 27, 2014
Time: 6-7:15pm


Elizabeth Street conference room, rear of Hobart Town Hall
Access via carpark on Elizabeth Street (between Davey and Macquarie St).


Come out of the winter chill and meet some of Tasmania’s leading wildlife researchers over drinks and nibbles as part of the City of Hobart’s Bush Adventures winter seminar series.

Ever wondered what effect cats and dogs are having on the wildlife that visit your backyard? Meet Dr Anke Frank, a wildlife ecologist who has worked around the world and is now in Hobart starting a citizen science project aimed at answering this and many other questions relating to urban wildlife. She’ll discuss what is known about the impacts of cats and dogs on mammals and how you can help in this ground-breaking research project!

This event costs $10/person. Bookings are essential – Call the City of Hobart on 6238 2886(BH) or 0419 011 688 (AH)

Event audience: Everyone

  • biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • environment
  • Zoology