The 2014 Biodiversity ‘Up Close’ events

NGT along with a host of partners bring you the Biodiversity ‘Up Close’ events – a series of walks, talks and opportunities for you and the family to meet the experts and learn about the amazing things nature offers across the South East of South Australia and Victoria’s South West.

2014 "Up Close" eventsThe program for 2014 is now complete, but check out the following pages for more information and watch for upcoming events on this website or through the blog.

Booked out! Botanical Illustration CourseWednesdays March 12- Apr 2, 7-9pm at the NGT Community Nursery, Mt Gambier.

Butterfly ID day – Sunday March 23, 9.30am (SA time) in Dartmoor with follow-up surveys in Honan’s Scrub.

South Australian Marine Life talk – Friday April 4, 7pm at Mt Gambier Public Library.

Rockpool Ramble with Alex Gaut – Saturday April 5, 10am at Port MacDonnell.

Eaglehawk Waterhole Open Day – Sunday May 18, 10.30am-2.30pm at Eaglehawk Waterhole, near Frances.

The Secret Life of Echidnas with Dr Peggy Rismiller – Friday August 29, 7pm at the Mt Gambier City Hall.

Followed by a Ramble in Penambol – a guided nature walk through local echidna, reptile and wombat habitat with Dr Peggy Rismiller, Mike McKelvey and NGT ecologists – Saturday August 30, 10.30am.

For more details on the Up Close program please click on the image below to enlarge or click here for a pdf of the 2014 Up Close Events flyer

What is Biodiversity?   Biodiversity is the variety of all living things; the different plants, animals and micro organisms, the genetic information they contain, the ecosystems they form and how they interact and connect with each other and the environment.

Thank you! The ‘Up Close’ events are made possible by funding by the State NRM Community Grants program, Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, and the support of Natural Resources South East, Forestry SA and various local community groups and organisations.

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