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Sat 17 February 2024 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An Ants World – A Look into the Secret Life of Ants


FREE community event.


A look into the life of ants – Ant ecology talk on native and invasive ants.


Cairns ant scientist Jules Seabright will present a talk on the ecology of ants – native and invasive species, along with samples for viewing under a microscope.


The Wet Tropics Management Authority will present a program update on the eradication of yellow crazy ants from the Wet Tropics World Heritage area and surrounds.


Biosecurity Queensland will present electric ants and provide a program update on the eradication of electric ants from the Cairns region.


The canine team will give a live demonstration of detecting yellow crazy ants through an odour detection dog.


This will be a fun and educational event with a pop quiz and prizes to test your new learnings.


All age groups are welcome.


When: Saturday 17 Feb


Time: 10 am – 1pm


Where: Kuranda Recreation Centre


FREE BBQ lunch & cold drinks provided.


Please contact us to reserve your seat through our Facebook event or by phoning Ciara 0474 560 700 or email


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Sat 17 February 2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Yellow Crazy Ant Community Taskforce
+61 409 647 714
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Kuranda Recreational Centre
1 Fallon Rd
Kuranda, Queensland 4870 Australia
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