Day 2 Fieldwork continuing at Beverly Bay, St Bees Island

Today our vegetation analysis continued in the Beverly Bay region of St Bees Island. Work included measuring the canopy and ground cover along two 100 metre transects. This involved lots of getting tangled up and scrabbling through scratchy lantana…but still, this is research and not a holiday!!

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Arrive at Keswick Island

Arrived safely at Keswick Island which is the destination point for St Bees Island. As you can see from the photo we flew across from Mackay in tiny little Cessna plane, which I piloted...(well it felt like it as I was sitting right next to the pilot and had my own steering wheel thingy!!). Very exciting!! Tomorrow, research begins so please check for blog updates after tomorrow.

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