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Open invitation from Kedron Brook
WPSQ’s Kedron Brook Catchment Branch has taken out a one-year license on the ex Mitchelton Pony Club grounds at the northern end of McConaghy Street at Mitchelton. The site is planned to be developed as a Community Garden, with some areas for rehabilitation and the buildings used as a Catchment Centre for the Kedron Brook Catchment Branch activities. Please join us to have a look over the site and participate in our opening celebration! The event will include a wildlife display from Geckoes Wildlife, sausage sizzle and coffee van, performance or environmental display from Hillbrook Anglican School, local artist exhibition, Squirrel Glider talk from Stefan Hattingh, live music and other environmental themed activities!
McConaghy St, Mitchelton
Sunday, 22 July @ 10:00am – 2:00pm
Special screening of ‘Blue’
Documentary Australia Foundation is hosting a special screening of Blue
as part of its social impact series, DOCSOCIAL. BLUE is a provocative journey into the ocean realm, witnessing this critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. It highlights the work of inspiring environmentalists dedicated to fighting on the frontlines of marine conservation and climate change. Special $12 tickets available now at Event Cinemas
Event Cinemas, Level 3, Myer Centre, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Wednesday, 25 July @ 6.30pm
Australian Wildlife Rehabilitation Conference
This conference gives wildlife carers the opportunity to learn from each other and from experts in the field including researchers, carers and veterinarians. Topics over the years have ranged from the latest hands-on treatment for wounds to emergency response, fund-raising and lobbying.
Sydney University School of Business
Starts Monday, 2 July
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
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
Northern Seminar Series by WPSQ Brisbane
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