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!

 

  • Seats Still Available! – NGT’s 10th Anniversary Tour of the Fleurieu Peninsula (SA): Saturday 8th October 2022 August 23, 2022
    As part of our ongoing 10th Anniversary Celebrations, Nature Glenelg Trust is inviting friends and supporters to join us for a fascinating bus tour of the Fleurieu Peninsula. During this bus tour we will drop by a number of sites where the NGT team has been working with partners to restore wetland habitat, monitor key ...
  • Postponed – Mighty Murray Crayfish Community Day – postponed due to high river flows August 23, 2022
    Postponed due to very high river flows.The Murray Crayfish, second largest Crayfish in the world, will be showcased in a community field day at Barham, NSW on Sunday 11 September. All are welcome to attend and learn about the biology and ecology, past research, genetics and population status of this iconic freshwater animal and ...
  • Your chance to join the NGT team! – Field Ecologist / Technician and Field Crew employment pool August 23, 2022
    Are you passionate about the natural environment and our native species, or know someone who is? Are you keen to build or extend your experience by working with our committed team of ecologists, joining our not-for profit, purpose driven organisation? If so, then we’d like to hear from you!We are currently recruiting for a pool ...
  • Southern Grampians volunteering update and upcoming opportunities August 23, 2022
    As Spring quickly approaches, so does the need (and urge!) for us to be outside and doing things!!  So we have a great array of activities and opportunities for you to become involved with and spend some time in these glorious landscapes.Fencing at the northern revegetation site at Walker Swamp is nearly complete – thanks ...
  • Busy-bee volunteers in Mount Gambier August 23, 2022
    The Mt Gambier volunteer crew have been busy recently with a number of activities. A team of eager volunteers joined me for a working bee at Mount Burr Swamp to remove tree guards and do a little hand weeding at the Creations Stories walk area which has been planted over the last couple of years.Volunteers ...
  • Repairing the past at private land conservation sites – Part III – burning and culture August 23, 2022
    It has been six months since we last wrote to you about the ‘Repairing the Past’ project, so we have lots to report! You can catch up on previous posts from November 2021 and January 2022. Several actions have gone ahead in leaps and bounds, with walks on country, burn plans completed, dam decommissioning commenced and ...
  • The Rowan Swamp Restoration Trial (Vic) gets underway just in time for winter 2022 flows! August 23, 2022
    Rowan Swamp hasn’t yet featured in our monthly email newsletter, but over the past 18 months Nature Glenelg Trust has been busy undertaking an independent eco-hydrological assessment of the Rowan Swamp Wildlife Reserve, in partnership with Parks Victoria. Rowan Swamp is an approximately 150 hectare wetland feature, situated near the township of Lake Rowan, in ...
  • Early Insights into the hydrology of the Apsley Marshes (Tas) August 23, 2022
    Water level and salinity loggers installed at the Apsley Marshes Ramsar Site on Tasmania’s east coast, have now been out in the field collecting data for four months. Loggers were downloaded on 11-12th August and monitoring sites surveyed (measuring their precise location and elevation) to allow us to compare relative water levels across the site, ...
  • South West (Vic) Eastern Quoll Hub – first steps in an exciting new partnership August 23, 2022
    In an exciting step towards Nature Glenelg Trust’s long-term plan to return the Eastern Quoll into the forest surrounding Mt Vandyke, it is great to be able to share the news that we are partnering with the Dunkeld Pastoral Co Pty Ltd and Rhynie Pastoral (owners of Shepherds Hut Sanctuary), jointly forming the South West ...
  • The Varroa Mite ‘cloud’ with a possible ‘silver lining’: Thinking about the wicked problem of biosecurity trade-offs on our island home August 23, 2022
    Let’s go way back to the start… I often think about the biological dilemmas we face on this island continent we call home. So much of what we consider to be unique about Australia – in terms of its biodiversity – is a by-product of its isolation over such a long period of geological time. Since ...

 

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