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!

 

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