Congratulations to our 2016 Lifesearch winners!
The Lifesearch 2016 awards were presented at the Western Port Biosphere Annual General Meeting on 18 November. Congratulations to this year's winners, and thank you to everyone who participated. Your efforts have made a significant contribution to our understanding of biodiversity in the Western Port Biosphere Reserve.
Winner of the Birdseach Shield 2016 (for the second consecutive year)
Perseverance Primary School
Recorded 26 bird species
Perseverance Primary School Leading Teacher Andrea Baird with two of the students who participated in Lifesearch to win this year's Bird Search Shield
Winner Lifesearch 2016 Individual Award
Recorded 117 species: 50 birds, 13 other animals and 54 plants
Winner Lifesearch 2016 Team Award
Julie Trezise & family
Recorded 6 bird species to the portal with a number of other sightings not yet uploaded
Recorded 40 species: 12 birds, six other animals and 26 plants
Susan Davies (green top) with her Lifesearch 2016 prizes. Susan also collected Geoff Lockwood's prize on his behalf
Finals totals in all categories
- 84 birds
- 8 mammals
- 4 reptiles
- 1 amphibian
- 69 plants
Total: 166 species
The Biosphere would like to thank Phillip Island Nature Parks and Andrew Isles Natural History Books for their generous prize donations again this year.
Lifesearch will be back in 2017. We look forward to your participation!