Last days of volunteering

Trip Start Jul 11, 2009
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Trip End Jun 10, 2010


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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

hey
spent the last days up in cape trib wokrking at the bat house
it was good experince oveerall volunteering here
i got to learn way more about the environment and help to do some work around this
learnt that coconuts are actually a pest here and the helena and laure were working on research to try and work out a way to get rid of this non native tree
but also i had to talkt o public and give a presentaion on bats, i hate giving presenations but i was in a situaiton that i couldn get out of and i got on with it and my nervees didnt get me and i didnt shake!!!! awesome!! serieously one of the best things to come out of this trip my confidnece and better communication skills
i had to work at the bat house maintain it and help tourist with local infomation on the area and also tell them about the fruit bats that the center looked after

i also spent the last day telling the helena and laure how to run the bat house as they are doing it once i leave cairns
loved being up in cape trib now on the move exciting!!
back to cairns tomorow and thne townsville saturday
bring on the travelling!!
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