Gecko Talks-Whale Births Boom in Gold Coast Bay-23 September

When: 23/09/2020 @ 6:45 pm – 24/09/2020 @ 9:00 am
Where: Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan St, Currumbin

More whales with newborns were recorded in our Gold Coast waters than ever, according to Dr Olaf Meynecke, Griffith University marine scientist and whale researcher.This is just one reason why he is a passionate advocate for the health of our ocean—particularly what he terms Gold Coast Bay—and its importance for us and our local economy. Hear more at Gecko Talks 23 September in Currumbin RSL.[…]

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Funky Fish

When: 02/10/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Gecko House 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin   Children learn about fish.  Catch tiny fish in nets while learning about them.  Walking, observing and the day Includes story, games and craft – cost $15 per child. Register through the web site page: https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Wonderful Waterbirds

When: 30/09/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Flat Rock Creek, Alex Griffith Park, Cnr Cooinda Avenue and Teemangum Street, Currumbin.   Children learn about water birds at Flat Rock Creek – see if you find the black swans, magpie geese, purple moorehens, the coots and the pacific black ducks.  See how they live and what they eat.   Walking, observing and the day Includes story, games[…]

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Mysterious Galls

When: 28/09/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Gecko House 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin   Children learn about Gall Wasps – did you know what those mysterious bumps on leaves are?  Come and find out.  Walking, observing and the day Includes story, games and craft – cost $15 per child. Register through the web site page: https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Tidal Pools

When: 25/09/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Tellebudgera Bridge on the grass on the eastern side near the Beach School   Children Explore tidal pools and discover the creatures living there.   Walking, observing and the day Includes story, games and craft – cost $15 per child. Register through the web site page: https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Beautiful Butterflies

When: 23/09/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Gecko House 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin   Children search for butterflies and where they lay their eggs.  Walking, observing and the day Includes story, games and craft – cost $15 per child. Register through the web site page: https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/

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EcoDiscoverers Holiday Program-Whispy Wasps

When: 21/09/2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For children 5-9 year old Starts at Gecko House 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin   Mud dauber wasps are fascinating insects able to carry heavy loads.  Come and safely find their homes and what they put in them. Includes story, games and craft – cost $15 per child. Register through the web site page: https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/

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Webinar on Tooheys Forest by Griffith University

When: 04/08/2020 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

You are invited to the first installment of the EcoCentre’s Toohey Forest Biodiversity Webinar Series. This 5-part series will cover various aspects of the abundant biodiversity that makes up Toohey Forest. For part 1, we are welcoming Professor Darryl Jones to share with us his wealth of knowledge about the importance of Toohey Forest for birds. Having once been a cattle farm of dubious value,[…]

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Clean Up Australia Day 2020

Clean Up Australia Day 2020
When: 01/03/2020 all-day
Where: Gecko House, 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin

This year, the Clean up Australia day (CUAD) will be held on 1st March, 2020. Gecko has coordinated Clean Up Australia Day on the Gold Coast together with City of Gold Coast for over two decades. The general community, schools and businesses are encouraged to get involved before, during and after this inspirational annual event. Join a clean up event or register a site!

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‘Waste’in No More Time’ – Ocean & Park Community Clean Up Event, Tween Heads

When: 01/12/2019 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Jack Evans Boat Harbour Park, (park next to Twin Towns) Tweed Heads

‘Waste’in No More Time’ – Ocean and Park Community Clean Up Day Event, Tweed Heads 1 December 2019 from 7am AEDT (NSW time) Glowing Green Australia has partnered with Surfrider and local community stakeholders to host a park and ocean clean of Jack Evans Boat Harbour Park and Tweed River surrounding shoreline. We will have divers in the water cleaning up the ocean/river bed and people[…]

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