Mini Beasts in the Park - Field Day

Lake Vasto/Ozone Reserve

Sun 12 Aug 2018



This event is now booked out. Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guarantee a place on a tour.

Join Mini Beast experts from the WA Museum, Murdoch University, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development at Lake Vasto/Ozone Park for hands-on experiences with Mini Beasts. 

There will be:

  • Regular tours of the area with a Mini Beast expert.
  • Specimen displays.
  • Information on Citizen Science and Biodiversity.
  • Microscopes for you to see right up close to some WA Museum insects.
  • Examples of equipment that experts use to map biodiversity.

If you would like to join us register using the below link. Make sure you register ahead of the event so we are able to schedule our experts, tours, and Mini Beast specimens!

This event is now booked out

Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guarantee a place on a tour.

Be with an expert in the field

Tours with a Mini Beast expert will be run on a regular basis during the day.

Small groups of 6-8 people with have the opportunity to hear more about the role of insects and other mini creatures in the eco-systems, how experts classify Mini Beasts, what changes have been taking and place over time, and what alterations in environmental conditions may mean to insects and the environment.

Be sure to have the Reporter app handy on your phone, so you can add more information to our Citizen Science Program. This information helps the City of Perth to look after the  biodiversity of our city.

What to bring on the day

Some essentials for your field day with Mini Beast experts includes:

  • Friends and family.
  • Smartphone with the Reporter App (and a macro lens if you have one).
  • Water.
  • Sunscreen and hat.
  • Rain jacket and umbrella–check the weather.

Getting there

Ozone Reserve is located at 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth. Look for our marquees!

To plan your journey on Public Transport, please use the Transperth Journey Planner.

Nearest Parking

Street Parking on Adelaide Terrace

Plain Street (City of Perth Parking)
2 Plain Street, East Perth 
Open 24 hours

Point Fraser (City of Perth Parking)
1 Riverside Drive, East Perth
Open 24 Hours

For information about parking, visit the City of Perth Parking website.


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Credit: Specimen field work.

Credit: WA Museum

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Perth Map


See offsite events for address details

1300 134 081