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August 2018

Plastic Ocean – the devastating impact marine

debris is having on sea life

Marking the opening of the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival, USC marine conservationist Dr Kathy Townsend will draw on more than a decade of research to highlight how rubbish such as plastic bags is killing Queensland’s iconic sea life. Afterwards, join us as we unveil Seascape – a massive art installation featuring stunning underwater footage from the pristine waters of Lady Elliot Island.
USC Fraser Coast

Friday, 10 August @ 5:30 – 6:30pm

 

 

Citizen Science Forum

The Hut Environmental & Community Association (THECA) is hosting a Forum entitled “Citizen Science: Challenges and Benefits for Biodiversity Conservation”. The keynote speaker will be Emeritus Professor Ian Lowe (OAM) of Griffith University. The Forum will explore a wide range of issues relating to Citizen Science, including how the Australian Citizen Science Association advocates for citizen science in Australia, how Atlas of Living Australia applies data standards in the citizen science research field, and research outcomes and challenges in a range of citizen science projects.
Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies, Pullenvale, Brisbane

Saturday, 11 August

 

 

WPSQ Walks at Wildflower Festival

Wildlife Queensland Sunshine Coast branch will be holding two walks in Kathleen McArthur Park as part of the Sunshine Coast Wildflower Festival, an annual spring event started in 1967 by founding member of WPSQ, Kathleen McArthur.
Currimundi Lake (Kathleen McArthur) Conservation Park

Thursday, 30th August & Saturday, 1 September

 

 

September 2018

WPSQ AGM and Southern Branches

Get-Together

Come along and support your Society! Hosted by Scenic Rim branch, this year’s AGM event will be held in the beautiful Scenic Rim. The program includes guest speakers, branch highlights, the election of council members, good food and Your Voice for Your Wildlife Awards. Members are urged to attend to help us ensure that the Society is fulfilling its aims and obligations.
Thunderbird Park, Tamborine

Saturday, 8 September @ 9am

 

 

Wonderful Wildlife: Indigiscapes celebrates

the greater glider

School holiday fun! Bring the kids along to this free community event where Wildlife Queensland’s Bayside branch will be holding a display in celebration of our wildlife, particularly rare & endangered species. Enjoy bush walks and nature talks with Nigel the Ranger from Sparky Do Dah, craft activities, sausage sizzle and more…
Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Rd, Capalaba

Friday, 28 September @ 9am – 1pm

 

 

Brisbane Eco Expo: Save the World

WPSQ volunteers are needed to help man our display stall at Australia’s largest sustainability expo, coming to Brisbane this September. Whether you’re already living an eco-friendly life or looking for a few ways to make a difference, visit the Brisbane Eco Expo and find like-minded people in a marketplace buzzing with proud owners and users of the industry’s best organic, natural and sustainable products.
Brisbane Showgrounds

14 – 16 September

 

 

October 2018

The Batty Boat Cruise is back!

Wildlife Queensland’s Batty Boat Cruise launches a brand new season with its Happy Halloween Cruise aboard the MV Neptune. Join us as we cruise the Brisbane River at sunset to see the ‘fly out’, interact with orphaned baby bats on board, and learn all about this fascinating species through live commentary! Dress up for halloween – prizes awarded for the best kids and adults costumes! Cruise duration: approx 3.5 hours.
Cruise departs from Mowbray Park, Thorn Street, East Brisbane

Sunday, 28 October @ 4:15pm

 

 

Ongoing

Monthly talks by WPSQ Brisbane branch

All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Brisbane Branch on the fourth Tuesday of every month, except January, February and December in 2018. Please note we are using a new venue!
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor

Monthly as above @ 7:30pm

More info on the web and Facebook
 

 

Northern Seminar Series by WPSQ Brisbane

North Branch

Brisbane North Branch extends its welcome to everyone to attend its community seminars held on the first Wednesday evening of each month (Feb-Nov) from 7 – 8pm.
BCC Downfall Centre, 815 Rode Road, McDowall

Monthly as above @ 6.30pm for cuppa, bushfood snacks and networking

More info on Facebook
 
Written by wildlife1ict