FRIDAY ENVIRONMENT FORUM DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - OCTOBER, 2008
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Friday, October 3rd
Special weed workshop with Geoff Black from SCR Council, inspired by the Weeding workshop held for those who participated on Double Island Point Lighthouse refurbishment and rejuvenation program.
Don't miss this chance to learn more about weed identification, the theory behind them and latest Council initiatives on weed eradication - but just as importantly - to enjoy participating in the practical, hands-on weeding workshop to be held around the Environment Centre in the Wallace Park areas.
It is "Gloves On" - to attack the weeds! Meet the teams that lead the Greening Noosa and Wallace Park Weeding Groups and see the newly planted NPA Birdwing Butterfly Vine neighbourhood.
Friday, Oct 3rd 1pm
Wallace Park Weeding Group
Wallace Park Weeding Group meet to continue on-going grounds maintenance and rejuvenation program; new recruits welcome! Why not stay on and apply the new weeding skills with guidance from the experienced team?
Wednesday, 8th 2pm
Botany Group - Plant family Rutaceae with John Jeffreys
Friday, October 10th
Ecology Aquarist, Graham Webb from SCR Council will give Friday Forum members a chance to hear about the recently completed study on the Health of our Waterways encompassing the Maroochy region including Noosa to Brisbane.
This presentation was first given at the Environment Day at Sunshine Coast University and is geared to inform and entertain those with all levels of prior knowledge, to help them understand more about the value of taking care of our waterways, what is happening to them currently, what needs to happen and which areas are being most successful in maintaining them.
Sunday, October 12th
Another chance to practice new weeding skills and support the community and environment, with Greening Noosa at the Spit in the Noosa Parks Association Park from 9 - 12.20pm. Help is much appreciated. Tools and refreshments provided.
Friday October 17th
Cecily Fearnley will take members on a photographic journey to Iceland as she shares her superb collection of images taken during her overseas trip, taken from an environmental perspective.
Friday October 24th.
Combined Bird Observers and FEF meeting
Valda McLean will share her photos and experiences taken during a recent trip to Mon Repos Turtle Rookery and National Park in Bundaburg.
Sunday October 26th
Botany Group Field Outing
Botany Group Field Outing at 9.30am - Corner of McKinnon and Louis Bazzo Drives - Bring morning tea
Friday, October 31st
Professional snake catcher, Mark Norman will share his knowledge about snakes and some of his workplace experiences gained as he is called out to catch snakes all around Queensland.
Join Valda and the Bird Observers Group each Friday morning from 8.30am
Morning tea from 10 am - 10.30am
Regular reporting of Flora and Fauna sightings and topical issues - 10.30 - 11.15am
Guest speaker or main topical discussion from 11.15 am - 12.15pm
All program dates are subject to change without notice if circumstances change; every effort will be made to ensure that another equally interesting topic will be introduced if needed. Please check with the Environment Centre for up to date information.
Call 5474 2486
Other NPA Activity Group Dates for your Diary
Sunday, October 5th
Maroochy Botanical Gardens, bushland reserve; meet at entrance Palm Creek Road - leader Louise Nedved, 5445 2581
Sunday, October 26th
Lake Weyba to Peregian Beach and back - leader Liz Smits and Christian Sonner 0403 612 085
Noosa Parks Association's Environment Centre
Wallace Park, Noosaville
Phone: 07 5449 8149
Palm Creek Road, Not Assigned
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