Calendar of events


Turnip Copperburr

Turnip Copperburr  - Endangered in Victoria 
Listed under Victoria's FFG Act 1988

In Victoria, Turnip Copperburr is found throughout the Riverina areas of northern Victoria and also the Wimmera. During March the fruit turns a copper colour.

See the  March bio-calendar to see what some of our native plants and animals are doing this month.


 

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Events in March 2019

Arthur Rylah Institute Seminar - 'Barriers benefiting biodiversity' and 'Moira grass plains at Barmah Forest' ARI (123 Brown St Heidelberg) also Webinar

Monday 4th
1:00pm - 2:00pm

ARI presents guest speakers; 

  • Tarmo Raadik, Native Fish Ecologist, ARI: Barriers benefiting biodiversity (barriers can be good for fish)
  • Lyndsey Vivian, Scientist ARI: Moira grass plains at Barmah Forest

If you can make it to ARI (123 Brown St Heidelberg), please come along to hear about this terrific research. We all have much to learn from each other, and the Seminar series is an important part of the intellectual life of ARI.

This is a free event. If you can't make it to ARI, this seminar will also be available via live online webinar access - please use this link to register

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9111474035482718467

Contact: Fern Hames | Science Manager Communication and Collaboration | Phone: 0428 106 143


Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition National Wool Museum, 26-32 Moorabool Street, Geelong 3220

Friday 22nd
9:30am - 5:00pm

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that has showcased the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years. On loan from London's Natural History Museum, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. Daily until 14 July 2019.

Also opportunity to view some of the 'Now you see us' public art project based on the 84 species of threatened birds in the City of Greater Geelong.


Nature Design and Us - Biophilic Design Day The School of Lost Arts 221 Noble Street Geelong, Australia

Saturday 23rd
9:00am - 5:00pm

Nature Design and Us will be a one-day examination of the importance of recognizing our innate and fundamental need to be in nature and how we can design our homes and cities to include more of it and be better places in which to live. This will be a unique, immersive day of talks, workshops, installations and discussion to open your minds to the design possibilities of connecting to nature.

Entry $ 10 Tickets on-line. Sale ends 22 March 2019

https://www.theschooloflostarts.com.au/events/nature-design-and-us-biophilic-design-day


Arthur Rylah Institute Seminar - 'Behavioural responses to a changing world: evolutionary and ecological consequences' ARI (123 Brown St Heidelberg) also Webinar

Monday 25th
1:00pm - 2:00pm

ARI presents guest speaker: Bob Wong (School of Biological Sciences, Monash University): Behavioural responses to a changing world: evolutionary and ecological consequences.

If you can make it to ARI (123 Brown St Heidelberg), please come along to hear about this terrific research. We all have much to learn from each other, and the Seminar series is an important part of the intellectual life of ARI.

This is a free event. If you can't make it to ARI, this seminar will also be available via live online webinar access - please use this link to register

Contact: Fern Hames | Science Manager Communication and Collaboration | Phone: 0428 106 143


Youth Forest Symposium 45 Moreland St, Footscray VIC 3011 (Registration required)

Thursday 28th
10:00am - 4:00pm

Young Victorians are invited to participate in the Youth Forest Symposium in Footscray on 28 March 2019.

Join 100 delegates from across Victoria at this exciting event to have your say on the future of our forests.

Interactive youth led, delegates will have the opportunity to share their views first hand with representatives of the Victorian and Australian Governments, hear guest speakers who are experts in their fields and take part in group activities.

If you are aged between 12 – 25 and belong to an organisation who uses or is interested in our forests, you are eligible to nominate to attend.

Submit your nomination to future.rfa@delwp.vic.gov.au and tell us in 25 words or less why you value forests and want to be involved in the Youth Forest Symposium.

Reasonable travel-related expenses for youth delegates to attend the symposium will be reimbursed. If required, one accompanying adult from your organisation may also attend the symposium as an observer. 

Contact: future.rfa@delwp.vic.gov.au


AUSTRALIA’S GREAT WILDLIFE MIGRATIONS The Capital 50 View St, Bendigo

Sunday 31st
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Biolinks Alliance Presents Dr Peggy Eby, leading conservation biologist and researcher talking about 'restoring habitats for Nomadic Nectar-feeding Birds and Bats. Australia’s unique honey-eating birds and bats fly huge distances
tracking nectar-rich bushlands as they come into flower. Learn about;

  • Why have bats come to Bendigo’s parks & gardens?
  • Why is one in four of our woodland bird species threatened or declining?
  • How you can be part of the solution in central Victoria?

Bookings required. Doors open at 2pm. Drinks will be available, Tickets: $10 (Free for members of Biolinks Alliance member organisations).
 

Contact: Linda Parlane


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