The butterfly, the ant and the bush: Eltham Copper Butterfly webinar


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Have you heard the one about the ant, the bush and the butterfly? Well, it’s no joke for the nationally endangered Eltham Copper Butterfly as it survives in only a handful of locations within Nillumbik and a few elsewhere in Victoria.

Learn about its biology, food preferences and amazing relationship with a species of ant. Also hear about how you can keep the ‘Eltham’ in Eltham Copper Butterfly.

John Harris is the Director and Principal Zoologist and Ecologist with Wildlife & Ecology, an ecological consultancy based in Melbourne.

John and his team coordinate and undertake the yearly Eltham Copper Butterfly caterpillar surveys for Nillumbik and Parks Victoria.




  • Monday, 19 October 2020 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
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