Science Live: Secret World of Ferns
Fri 16 May 2014,
Online on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter
Join botany curator Leon Perrie live online to learn about ferns. Discover what makes these Kiwi emblems special, and how you can help make scientific discoveries.
We’ll be streaming the event live to YouTube – and we’ll let you know the web address very soon.
Find ferns and win
Become a citizen scientist and find ferns near you! As part of Science Live: Secret world of ferns, we want you to tell us what ferns live near you. Each image of a different New Zealand fern gets you in the draw to win a prize.
Enter the competition
Check out our guides to common New Zealand ferns and New Zealand’s tree ferns. These will help you find more ferns for entering our prize draw!
Test yourself: Is it a fern?
How much do you know about ferns? Take our "Is it a fern?" quiz to find out!
What do you want to know about ferns?
Botany curator Leon Perrie will be answering your questions during the live broadcast. Ask a question:
Get your questions in quick to make sure they get answered during the show!
Stay tuned for more Science Live blogs uncovering the secret world of ferns. You can also follow the action on Facebook and Twitter.
Read up on Leon’s blogs on ferns.