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!

 

  • Final reminder to book your place for the First Anniversary celebration at Walker Swamp September 19, 2019 Our community event at Walker Swamp on Sunday the 29th of September is fast approaching, so this is your final reminder to register! The day is a chance to bring together past and present NGT supporters from near and afar, to share in the success of the evolving restoration project at Walker Swamp. You’ll be able to see ...
  • OneFortyOne assisting with threatened species conservation September 19, 2019 Threatened Species projects form a large part of what NGT does; helping native fish, rare birds, reptiles, small mammals, bats, marine creatures, frogs or insects. We try to do it all, but we rely on the support of volunteers, community groups, businesses, local, state and federal government grants, and donations. NGT has worked with local ...
  • Celebrating Wattle Day at Kurrawonga September 19, 2019 What better way to celebrate the beginning of spring?! National Wattle Day is celebrated annually on the first day of September to show our appreciation of one of our most beautiful native plants. Australia’s national floral emblem is the Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha), and Australia is home to over 1,000 species of wattles which boast a ...
  • A time for reflection on National Threatened Species Day 2019 September 19, 2019 National Threatened Species Day is celebrated annually on the 7th September to commemorate the death of the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) in Hobart in 1936. Although the origin of National Threatened Species Day is sad and gloomy, it is a good time to reflect on how far we have come in our respect and love ...
  • A spring chorus of frog calls at Mount Burr Swamp September 19, 2019 With the spring weather upon us, Mount Burr Swamp has burst into life. The wetland is just five centimetres below full, which is a fantastic result given the relatively dry winter we have just experienced. It highlights the value of focussing wetland restoration on strategic locations like Mount Burr, with its reliable catchment and shallow, ...
  • Wetland restoration ‘rocks’! September 19, 2019 This year we have been delivering an Australasian Bittern habitat restoration project which is supported by Glenelg Hopkins CMA, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. A few months ago I wrote a short article about works we had undertaken at Aringa North, just north of Port Fairy, in western Victoria. The concept ...
  • Pictures and words – Jodie’s art therapy placement update September 19, 2019 Back in February I started a practicum placement with NGT as an art therapist, part of my Master of Therapeutic Arts Practice with MIECAT. What have I been up to? Well a bit of art, and a lot of swamps! The placement is only 1.5 days a week, so by the time I work on blogs, ...
  • In the right boat – Biodiversity Across the Borders Conference September 19, 2019 This conference included naturalists, land-managers, educators, and researchers; all people who care about the environment and are doing their best. The 8th Biodiversity Across the Borders Conference at Federation University, Ballarat took us into the world of climate change and what our future landscapes might be like. This was uncomfortable. The first three speakers prefaced their ...
  • Nick’s Churchill Fellowship: England, Ireland and Sweden September 19, 2019 This blog details the last stages of my Churchill Fellowship adventures where I travelled to England, Ireland and Sweden. After meeting with 50 experts in 66 days across 20 city and towns over five countries, my Churchill Fellowship has come to an end. I walked a lot – 1,116,503 steps, 938 kms – as it was ...
  • 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 ...

 

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