Date: Friday 11th – Sunday 13th of October 2019
We are pleased to announce that the first Wetlands Weekender will run this October, a mini festival that celebrates the start of the migratory bird season and World Migratory Bird Day (October 12).
The family friendly program includes a variety of fun activities themed around the beautiful birds of the wetland including an art exhibition, birdwatching, cultural storytelling, a citizen science clean up, a movie night, children’s activities and a wetland tour. (See below)
Stay tuned to find out more details about the great line up of events we have planned!
|DATE||TIME||ACTIVITY||VENUE||TYPE OF EVENT||DESCRIPTION|
|Friday 11th||9am -12pm||The Flock||MANPAC||Children’s Activity||Be part of this fun activity, paint your own shorebird stencil,and learn about our local shorebirds of our wetland.|
|Friday 11th||6.30pm – 8.30pm||The Overwintering Exhibition||TBA||Art exhibition||A collaborative environmental art project with over 200 art prints on migratory birds and wetlands|
|Saturday 12th||10am-12pm||Wonders of our Wetland||Nairns Bird Hide||Birdwatching + Cultural storytelling||Bird watching and Identification lessons, water bug session for session, and Noongar storytelling|
|Saturday 12th||6.30pm – 9.00pm||Movie Night + Q&A||Makeplace||Movie Night||A documentary delving into the impacts of plastic pollution followed by a discussion with local experts.|
|Sunday 13th||10am – 12pm||Pave the Way||Coodanup||Citizen Science Clean Up||A citizen Science clean up and litter audit of the Coodanup Foreshore.|
|Sunday 13th||1.30pm-3.30pm||Wetland Tour||Mandurah Cruises||Wetland Tour||Join local community Indigenous Leader George Walley and our very own Science Advisor Dr. Steve Fisher as they take you on a tour of the unique Ramsar listed wetland|
See the full program here