An initiative of Earthwatch Institute

Ecolinc - Bacchus Marsh

 Our natural environment needs your eyes and ears!

Little is known about the impact of climate change on Australia's plants and animals.  Ecolinc is a Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) Science Specialist Centre situated in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Ecolinc develops and delivers environmental science programs for F-12 students and teachers. Details of all Ecolinc programs may be found on the Ecolinc website.

Why get involved?

  • Learn how climate change is affecting our wildlife.
  • Become an observer and help monitor the biodiversity in the Ecolinc site in Bacchus Marsh.
  • Use a ClimateWatch field guide and recording sheet for the Ecolinc site in Bacchus Marsh to spot species that are indicators of climate change and record your observations.
  • Make a real difference in your local community!

How to get involved?

Download the Field Guide and Recording Sheet from this page to mark your observations. Remember to enter all your observations into the ClimateWatch website when you get back to a computer.  

The trail can be explored for short or long walks, it's up to you. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunscreen, and have some water with you.

Please note this is a private trail; if your school is interested in visiting the site, please contact Ecolinc for booking details.  

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Note: Please see the recording sheet for GPS coordinates of each site on the trail to help when uploading data.