CROSS-BORDER ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS CALENDAR – SPRING 2014

Welcome to the cross-border environmental events calendar for South East SA and South West Victoria!

On this page you’ll find links to our quarterly environmental events calendar to help you find out about what’s happening in your region.  There are so many great groups and organisations hosting a range of activities throughout the South East of SA and Victoria’s South West, and we wanted to help spread the word about the opportunities on offer. Working bees, talks, outings, monitoring, training, field days, art exhibitions….you name it, it’s happening in our region.

Autumn 2015

The new Autumn cross-border community environmental calendar is now available!  Check out the images below for what going to be happening in your region as the weather heats up – whether you’re interested in open days, workshops, birding outings, working bees or dog’s breakfasts at the beach(!), there’s bound to be something for you!

Take a look at the latest calendar here 2015_Autumn-Environmental-Events (0.3Mb)

bell-frog-2-Copy-150x150 (1)Does your group/organisation have an upcoming event over the SUMMER months (Dec, Jan, Feb)? Contact the NGT team by FRI 31 OCTOBER 2014 for your event to be included in the next calendar.


The 2014 Biodiversity ‘Up Close’ events

NGT along with a host of partners brings 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. Visit the Up Close page here for more details!

 

  • Walker Swamp campaign update: Two weeks down and we’re making great progress! June 25, 2018 Thanks to the incredible generosity of the first 36 donors to the Walker Swamp campaign, at the time of writing (heading into week 3), we’ve just passed the $27,000 mark. With 10 weeks to go, this collective contribution by early donors means we’re really starting to make a significant dent in our $150,000 target – so ...
  • Climate Change Innovation Grant awarded to NGT – a major boost for Walker Swamp floodplain restoration! June 25, 2018 In some really exciting news that perfectly complements our future plans at Walker Swamp, I am delighted to announce that Nature Glenelg Trust has been awarded a Climate Change Innovation Grant from the Victorian Government. Although this grant doesn’t address our minor funding shortfall on up-front land purchase costs, it will enable the project to ...
  • Exploring Grampians wetlands – Biolinks Alliance Symposium field trip review June 25, 2018 On Saturday the 23rd of June, myself and Greg were delighted to join the Biolinks Alliance Symposium field trip, as we progressed along the eastern flank of the Grampians from north to south, familiarising ourselves with some important wetland case study sites along the way. A visit to the long drained and developed Lake Nekeeya, ...
  • Summing up a solid first week of the campaign, and check out our new Walker Swamp video! June 15, 2018 With one week down, and thanks to some early generous contributions from 16 donors, we have made a really solid start to the campaign to double the restoration area at Walker Swamp – with just over $6000 so far donated (at the time of writing). and the live tally is… We still have a long way to ...
  • Your chance to have an early look at Walker Swamp, as part of the Biolinks Alliance Symposium – 22nd and 23rd of June June 15, 2018 On Friday next week (22nd June), a fantastic line up of speakers has been assembled by the Central Victorian Biolinks Alliance, to talk all about water and freshwater ecosystem linkages at their 2018 symposium in Ararat. Speakers include: Professor Nick Bond, Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre Professor Don Driscoll, Deakin University Dr Michelle Casanova, Federation University Darren Griffin, Barengi Gadjin Land ...
  • Mt Burr Swamp community planting day on Saturday the 23rd June – please join us! June 15, 2018 Would you like to help us recreate habitat for threatened species at Mt Burr Swamp? Community Planting Day, Saturday 23 June, 9am – 3pm We have big plans for revegetation at this site in 2018, with direct seeding already carried out last month. At this event we will be concentrating on the southern section of the property, ...
  • Announcing more big Walker Swamp news…. with your help, we can double the restoration area to 1000 acres! June 9, 2018 Last month we introduced NGT’s newest restoration reserve at Walker Swamp, and today we have a further special, major announcement. With your help, we’re aiming to double the project area, to a total of over 1000 acres (more than 400 hectares) of floodplain wetlands, and physically link Walker Swamp back to the Wannon River floodplain and ...
  • Out and about talking Walker Swamp… from Ararat to Hamilton, and over the airwaves! June 9, 2018 Over the past few weeks, since the announcement of the project at Walker Swamp, Greg and I have been busy travelling around meeting with some wonderful people from community groups and service clubs – to talk about NGT’s wetland restoration work and introduce them to the project at Walker Swamp. So far, we’ve been to ...
  • Your chance to see Orange-bellied Parrots on the BIG SCREEN in Port Fairy June 9, 2018 Please join us for the screening of the Orange-bellied Parrot film “The Desperate Plight of the Orange-bellied Parrot” at the Reardon Theatre in Port Fairy. We’re also excited to announce that the film makers, David Neilson and Karen Alexander, as well as Rachel Pritchard from the OBP Recovery Team will be available for some Q & ...
  • All the latest news on our Mulloway Citizen Science projects June 9, 2018 It’s been a busy few months for Mulloway anglers across the state, with many either tagging Mulloway or keeping frames for our research projects, both of which are funded by the Victorian Fisheries Authority through Recreational Fishing License Fees. The biology research relies on anglers donating their Mulloway frames and is now in its final year. ...

 

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