Ant Walk (04/03/2012)

How many ants live in this nest?

The Ant walk 4 March is postponed to Sunday, 11 March 2012.
Sorry for any inconvenience.

Due to the rain forecast for Sunday 4 March we postpone the walk to the following weekend:
Sunday, 11 March

Meet at Helms Place off Rivett Street, Hackett; click here to view a map

You can also join the ant walk on Mt Ainslie on Sunday 18 March; for details see below.


Join ANU myrmecologist Ajay Narendra for a glimpse into the fascinating world of one of the most dominant animals on the planet. Learn amazing things about jack-jumpers and other ants that live on Mount Majura on a Sunday afternoon stroll.

Sunday 4 March 2012, 3-4.30pm
postponed to Sunday 11 March

Kids accompanied by adults are especially welcome.
Please bring a magnifying lens if you have one and wear covered shoes and sun protection.
It is important to notify us if you are allergic to ants or bee stings.


Limited places! Bookings essential!

Booking and enquiries: Ph 62488955 or

A gold coin donation to support the conservation work of the Friends of Mount Majura parkCare group would be much appreciated.

The Mount Ainslie Weeders parkcare group will host an ant walk in the Mt Ainslie nature reserve:
Sunday 18 March,  3-4.30pm
meet at Canning St entrance to the Nature Reserve.
Booking and inquiries:
Ph 62475561 or email

Ajay Narendra (right) and Sam Reid study visual guided behaviour of bulldog ants on the Mount Majura ridge.

Ajay Narendra is part of the research team studying navigation strategies in Jack Jumpers (Myrmecia croslandi) in Hackett. Find out about Jack Jumpers and other ants on Ajay’s website at

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