Money in Trees – the Pros and Cons of Ecotourism in National Parks

When: 24/10/2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: The Precinct 315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Do you have concerns about proposals for development and infrastructure that are to occur in National Parks? Will they compromise biodiversity and nature conservation by placing them second to visitor management and experiences? Come and hear a variety of industry experts present their perspectives at our upcoming seminar: Date: 24th October Time: 6:00pm Venue: The Precinct 315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley We invite guests to join us[…]

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Gold Coast Bio Blitz

When: 02/11/2019 – 03/11/2019 all-day
Where: Austinville Valley

Discover the hidden creatures of the Gold Coast Hinterland 24 hour flora and fauna surveys on your doorstep! Don’t forget to purchase your tickets now! https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gold-coast-bioblitz-2019-tickets-73081630123 for tickets.  

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Sow a Seed and Spring Clean The Spit

When: 28/09/2019 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Federation Walk, The Spit

WIN more than $1000 in prizes! We’d love the Gold Coast community to join us this Saturday to give The Spit a spring clean. Every community volunteer will go into the draw to win some major prizes, including one night at Sheraton Mirage Resort with breakfast for two. There will be opportunities to get involved by: 8:30am onwards – learn about projects being delivered on[…]

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Life on Earth – Art and Environments in the Anthropocene

When: 03/10/2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Griffith University EcoCentre

The next instalment in the EcoCentre Community forum series is Life on Earth: Art and personal encounter bearing witness to scientific issues of extinction, disappearing species and environments in the Anthropocene. Over the last ten years, Brisbane-based artist Dr Emma Lindsay’s work has explored humanity’s fraught contemporary relationship with the Earth’s threatened species and environments. The artist’s paintings and interdisciplinary media projects utilise research undertaken through[…]

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Spring Garden Tour with Professor Catherine Pickering

When: 21/09/2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive Southport, QLD 4222

Description Want to know more about what native plants do well on the Gold Coast and are suitable for your garden? Then come for an interactive fun guided walk with Professor Catherine Pickering of the Griffith University Gold Coast campus.The campus has over 250 local native plants in the gardens including species suitable for a wide range of gardens from the hot and windy to[…]

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Sowing Seeds for The Spit

When: 28/09/2019 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Federation Walk, The Spit

SOWING SEEDS FOR THE SPIT – A COMMUNITY EVENT September 28th 2019 HOSTED BY THE GOLD COAST WATERWAYS AUTHORITY, CITY OF GOLD COAST AND FRIENDS OF FEDERATION WALK   We’d love the Gold Coast community to join us on Saturday 28 September to give The Spit a spring clean. Every community volunteer will go into the draw to win some major prizes. Plus there’ll be[…]

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Elanora Wetlands Planting Day

When: 03/09/2019 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: at the end of Larch Street off Tallebudgera Creek Road

Our group will be meeting at 8am this Tuesday 3rd  September at the end of Larch Street off Tallebudgera Creek Road, for a planting morning at Schuster Park. New members welcome. Cheers, Tom Fletcher Volunteer Coordinator

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Join ‘Power of Country-Brisbane’

When: 01/10/2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Brisbane Convention Centre

LOCK THE GATE ALLIANCE Help stop Origin Energy Fracking in Northern Territory. Origin Energy is one of the biggest culprits in tearing up Australian communities for polluting gasfields. Queensland farmers have been calling out Origin’s destructive behaviour for years. And now, Origin have just got approval to start fracking for gas in the Northern Territory. This is despite protests from Traditional Owners and legal action[…]

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Sustainable House Day: Wild Mountain

When: 15/09/2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sustainable House Day – 15th September 2019 kicks off 10 am. Get your tickets HERE and join us for a buildings tour and lunch.  This unique peer to peer education is a valuable resource for anyone looking for inspiration, ideas and the key to sustainable living. For more than 19 years, Sustainable House Day has provided a great opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people[…]

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Sustainability Week at Griffith University Eco-Centre

When: 05/09/2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at the EcoCentre to celebrate Griffith University Sustainability Week with our next forum, Listening to Changing Climates, presented by Griffith’s own Dr Leah Barclay. Dr Barclay will be sharing with us her research on ecoacoustics, merging art, science and technology to harness the power of sound to preserve the planet’s waterways. Examples will include communications between fish, turtles and other aquatic life beneath[…]

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