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!

 

  • Join us in Warrnambool for the Small Things Festival, on Saturday 20th October – Book Now! October 10, 2018 The Small Things Festival will be held on Saturday 20 October on the civic green and surrounding venues in Warrnambool. 9am-3pm. The Small Things Festival has been made possible through a Community Development Fund grant from the Warrnambool City Council and financial sponsorship by the Glenelg Hopkins CMA, along with many volunteers, groups and organisations who ...
  • Come and explore the big world of tiny creatures at Kurrawonga on Sunday, 18th of November October 10, 2018 We are very excited to announce that NGT is holding an Art in Science Workshop at Kurrawonga, Nelson, on: Sunday, the 18th of November 2018. Dive into the world of insects, spend a day exploring the diversity and start to understand what all the buzz is about. For this workshop we are working with the local photographer Ockert ...
  • NGT wins the 2018 SERA National Award for Restoration Excellence October 10, 2018 On Thursday the 27th of October 2018, I was asked to join the Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) at their biennial conference dinner and awards ceremony in Brisbane. After a series of other National Awards were announced, it was down to the last category – the SERA Award for Restoration Excellence (for large-scale projects) – ...
  • Nick and Sylvia recognised for their important conservation work with aquatic species October 10, 2018 A little earlier in the same week that NGT received a National Award from SERA, two NGT staff were also recognised for their dedicated conservation work with our native aquatic species. It sure was a big week for our little NGO! Firstly on Tuesday, September 25th, Nick Whiterod was announced as the recipient of a Churchill ...
  • A treat of Southern Pygmy Perch at Angas River community event October 10, 2018 The fabulous community event held at Strathalbyn on the Angas River – ‘A river near you’ by the Angas River Catchment Group and the Goolwa to Wellington LAP had a turn of exciting events with Sylvia Zukowski sampling a very healthy population of 72 Southern Pygmy Perch in just one site just north ...
  • Orchid translocation success for the Metallic Sun-orchid at Desert Camp! October 10, 2018 The orchid flowering season is well upon us and the following photograph is of the Metallic Sun-orchid or Thelymitra epipactoides which is a nationally threatened orchid species. This photograph was taken at the translocation site in Desert Camp recently by one of our valued volunteers (Rob Pauley). This species can be sporadic in its emergence ...
  • My early experiences as an NGT Intern from the UK – Tom Hiatt October 10, 2018 I have recently just graduated from a BSc (Hons) Aquaculture and Fisheries Management course, based at the University Centre Sparsholt in the United Kingdom. I wanted to gain more work experience within the Aquatic Ecology sector to further enhance my studies and practical skills. Therefore, I felt an internship would be a great way to gain ...
  • Exploring our connections – the Dedicated Indigenous Garden and Sculpture (DIGS) project at Narrawong October 10, 2018 After a big rebuild, Narrawong District Primary School will see another exciting transformation to their school in term four. Local artist Catherine Bailey and NGT’s Lauren Kivisalu are working with the students and school community as part of the “Dedicated Indigenous Garden and Sculpture (DIGS)” project. During this project, the students will be exploring connections – ...
  • Time to share some fantastic news for wetland restoration in western Victoria October 10, 2018 A series of recent grant funding announcements are providing NGT with a welcome boost to our wetland restoration activities in western Victoria! Firstly, the Australian Government has now confirmed the recipients of ‘National Landcare Program – Environment Small Grants’ around the country – you can see the full list here. Nature Glenelg Trust is grateful to have been ...
  • Celebrating international recognition for the Glenelg River estuary and wetlands of Discovery Bay October 10, 2018 A few weeks ago I had the pleasure and privilege of being invited by the Glenelg Hopkins CMA and the Nelson Coast Care Group, to speak on behalf of the local community at the public celebration for the recent listing of the Glenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay, as Australia’s 66th wetland of international importance under ...

 

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