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Our What’s On green diary is a free service to groups and organisations concerned with the Australian environment and wildlife, that wish to bring their activities to the attention of our readers. Check back regularly for updates to Wildlife’s wonderful events in 2019!

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Ongoing events

February 2019

World Wetlands Day

Take part in the global celebration of World Wetlands Day.
various locations

Saturday, 2 February

Add or find an event near you on the World Wetlands Day website
 

Batty Boat Cruise

Save the date! Tickets are still available for Wildlife Queensland’s next Batty Boat Cruise on 17 February. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon cruise along the Brisbane River and meet adorable orphaned baby bats. Family and group tickets available.
Mowbray Park, Thorn Street, East Brisbane, Qld

Sunday, 17 February @ 4.30pm

More info on our Batty Boat Cruise webpage
 

Inaugural Terry Hampson Memorial Dinner

The Australian Fabians (Qld) are holding the Inaugural Terry Hampson Memorial Dinner on 20 February with a speech on Climate Change and Human Rights.
Southbank Tafe – 66 on Ernest Restaurant, 66 Ernest St, South Brisbane, Qld

Wednesday, 20 February @ 6.30pm

 

Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch February Meeting

Free event. Includes a fascinating display of live native animals combined with an informative talk by Martin Fingland from Geckos Wildlife Presentations on our unique and wonderful Australian wildlife and the value they bring to our lives.
Birkdale Sports Club, cnr Randall and Bailey Rds, Birkdale, Queensland

Friday, 22 February @ 7.00pm

More info on Facebook
 

Wildlife Queensland Brisbane Branch February Meeting

Free event. Topic ‘Wildlife Rehabilitation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’. Chantelle Derez discusses her important research on wildlife rehabilitation.
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor, Qld

Tuesday, 26 February @ 7:30pm

More info on Facebook
 

Clean Up Australia Day – Business Clean Up Day

Register for Business Clean Up Day on 26 February and help make a big difference in cleaning up our beautiful environment.
various locations

Tuesday, 26 February

 

March 2019

Clean Up Australia Day  

It’s time to Clean Up Australia again! Register for key dates in March and help make a big difference in cleaning up our beautiful environment.

various locations

  • Youth and Schools Clean Up Day – Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday, 3 March 2019
 

World Wildlife Day

Take part in the global celebration of World Wildlife Day. The theme for World Wildlife Day 2019 is ‘Life below water: for people and planet’ and will be an opportunity to highlight the critical issues and values of marine wildlife to our everyday lives.
various locations

Sunday, 3 March

Add or find an event near you on the World Wildlife Day website
 

International Women’s Day

Raise awareness, celebrate achievement or rally for change. Help forge a more gender-balanced world. Help drive a #BalanceforBetter.
various locations

Friday, 8 March

Add or find an event near you on the International Women’s Day website
 

Global Recycling Day

Show your support for recycling. The theme for Global Recycling Day 2019 is ‘Recycling into the Future’ and will focus on the power of youth, education and innovation in ensuring a brighter future for the planet.
various locations

Monday, 18 March

 

Belivah Creek Community Planting

Join us for the second round of community works for restoring Belivah Creek. Plant a tree (or a few!) and learn how important this area is for threatened flora and fauna. Family-friendly. Includes sausage sizzle. Hosted by Logon City Council.
Belivah, Queensland

Saturday, 23 March, 9.00am – 11.30am

 

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is the largest global movement for the environment. Switch off your lights for the future of our planet on Saturday, 30 March 2019 at 8.30pm.
various locations

Saturday, 30 March at 8.30pm

More info on the Earth Hour website
 

Ongoing Events

Monthly talks by Wildlife Queensland Brisbane branch 

Free event. All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Brisbane Branch on the fourth Tuesday of most months.
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor, Qld

Monthly (refer to Facebook page for dates) @ 7:30pm

More info on Facebook

 

Monthly talks by Wildlife Queensland Bayside branch 

Free event. All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Bayside Branch.
Redlands Multi Sports Club, Cnr Bailey & Randall Rd, Birkdale, Qld

Monthly (refer to Facebook page for dates) @ 7:00pm

More info on Facebook
 

Monthly Nature Walks by Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast branch 

Participation in the walks is free for members of Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast in 2019. Non-members will be asked to make a $5 donation per walk. Most walks are on the first weekend of the month.
various, refer to Nature Walks 2019 program

Monthly (refer to web page for dates)

More info on the Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast web page
 

Nature in the Library Talks by Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast branch 

Free event. A fabulous line-up of wildlife talks. Everyone welcome.
  • 12.00pm – 1.00pm, third Friday of the month at Hervey Bay library
  • 12.00pm – 1.00pm, fourth Friday of the month at Maryborough Library
More info on the Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast web page
 
Written by wildlife1ict