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!

 

  • Invitations coming soon for Walker Swamp community event on Sunday 29th September 2019 August 29, 2019 It is only a month until we get together again with our supporters out at Walker Swamp, and there is still time to join our invite list! This free event will include short walks to see changes in the places we looked at last year, plenty of time for questions and discussion with NGT ecologists, and ...
  • National Wattle Day at Kurrawonga – Sunday 1st September August 29, 2019 Kurrawonga will once again be hosting an event for National Wattle day to celebrate everything wattle! Australia’s national floral emblem is the Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha), as seen in the background of our poster below! From 9.00am – 2.00pm (Vic time) on Sunday 1st September, we will be cooking wattle-seed damper over the campfire, doing some ...
  • A special two-day tour of Mount Burr Swamp and Walker Swamp in October – Private Land Conservation Conference 2019 August 29, 2019 The 2019 Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) Conference, PLC19, will be held at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide from 8th to 10th October, hosted this year by Nature Foundation SA. This annual conference brings together many of Australia’s key nature conservation organisations working on privately owned or managed land. ALCA organisations collectively work across ...
  • 20 Million Trees going in the ground August 29, 2019 Wouldn’t it be nice to say you’ve planted 20 million trees!! Well we haven’t managed to do that yet, but we have contributed to the overall target with 13,000 in the ground so far this planting season, thanks to the massive effort of our amazing volunteers and the equally awesome NGT crew. The main aim ...
  • Let’s explore the fascinating history of Tilley Swamp, now filling for the first time in decades … August 29, 2019 Although we haven’t had a great year for rainfall across most of the regions where NGT works, there has still been enough rain in the South East of SA to begin the diversion of water down the Tilley Swamp Watercourse for the first time in decades, resulting in views like this … As discussed in this ...
  • Working where others go on holidays August 29, 2019 Sometimes we have to remind ourselves how lucky we are to be living and working in such a beautiful part of the world. To me this is most apparent when out in the field searching for the elusive Orange-bellied Parrot. This is my third season of coordinating the winter surveys, and we have not found a ...
  • Species of the Month – Swamp Bluet damselfly August 29, 2019 The Swamp Bluet (Coenagrion lyelli) is a damselfly endemic to Australia, and also the only species of this genus known from Australia. Until recently, the Swamp Bluet was recorded in south-east Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania, central and eastern Victoria. In 2012, one male was photographed in a OneFortyOne Plantation wetland (Caroline Forest), south-east of Mount ...
  • Nick’s Churchill Fellowship: Costa Rica & US … and the Snot Otter! August 29, 2019 I am currently in the last stages of my incredible Churchill Fellowship adventures. I have seen many wonderful things, walked a lot and learnt about all aspects of translocations and conservation more generally. I also met some inspiring people! This blog covers my time in Costa Rica and the US. Our lives are full of decisions; ...
  • Pacific discoveries: sharing stories from an island adventure August 29, 2019 Following my recent family holiday at Rarotonga in July, I’ve spent some time learning more about the spectacular landscapes of the Pacific region. So I thought I’d share the highlights! Some 65 to 50 million years ago the upper surfaces of the Manihiki Plateau, part of the largest oceanic floor on earth, fractured. Violent plumes from ...
  • Still out and about … Mark talking wetlands in Winton, and forgotten fauna in Newham August 29, 2019 After taking a bit of much needed time to catch up on a number of things away from NGT, I’ll finally be properly back on deck in a couple of weeks, just in time to see our wetlands bursting into life this spring! During my time off I have still had the chance to catch up ...

 

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