Jan
26
Sun
2020
Federation Walk Tree Planting Day @ Federation Walk, The Spit
Jan 26 @ 7:00 am – Nov 29 @ 10:30 am

Please join us for the final community planting for the year and our Christmas break up!!!….

Join us as we continue to replant the section burnt late last year. Now is the best time to get in and work hard to restore the ecological value of the area before some nasty weeds move in. But we need your help!You can register for this event on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFederationWalk/For your protection please wear sun protective clothing and closed toe footwear and a smile. Bring some water too.

Meet at the beach side car park opposite the Sea World roundabout. Thanks for your support and see you there!

Contact Lyn Wright 0400 740 972 Laura Richards City of Gold Coast T: 5667 3615 M: 0439 226 062

Feb
9
Sun
2020
Better Life Book Club
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm

We enjoyed our final meeting for 2019.

It was agreed to continue for 2020 & Suzanne Blatcher was elected as Convenor with Helen Wainwright as her Deputy. The Convenor role will change to be mainly administrative & each meeting will be chaired by the Champion of that months book.

Books for first half 2020:

Feb 9: The Game of Mates: how favours bleed the nation, by Cameron Murray

& Paul Frijtes Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 1 book

Mar 8: The First Casualty: A memoir front the front lines of journalism, by Peter

Greste Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 3 books, 2 audio books, 3 ebooks

April 12: Borrowed Time: the science of how & why we age by Sue Armstrong

Library: 1 book Nominated by David Wyatt

May 10: The Nature Fix: why nature makes us happier, healthier and more

Creative by Florence Williams Nominated by Lois Levy Library: 1 book, 1 audio book, 1 ebook

June 14: The Consuming Instinct: what juicy burghers, Ferraris, pornography and gift-giving reveal about human nature by Peter Greste

Library 2 books Nominated by Helen Wainwright

Thanks for being part of the Book Club in 2019 & we look forward to seeing you in 2020.

Seasons greetings

David Wyatt

 

 

Feb
23
Sun
2020
Federation Walk Tree Planting Day @ Federation Walk, The Spit
Feb 23 @ 7:00 am – Dec 27 @ 10:30 am

Please join us for the final community planting for the year and our Christmas break up!!!….

Join us as we continue to replant the section burnt late last year. Now is the best time to get in and work hard to restore the ecological value of the area before some nasty weeds move in. But we need your help!You can register for this event on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFederationWalk/For your protection please wear sun protective clothing and closed toe footwear and a smile. Bring some water too.

Meet at the beach side car park opposite the Sea World roundabout. Thanks for your support and see you there!

Contact Lyn Wright 0400 740 972 Laura Richards City of Gold Coast T: 5667 3615 M: 0439 226 062

Feb
26
Wed
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Gecko Talks
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm

Topic to be decided

 

Mar
1
Sun
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Federation Walk Tree Planting Day @ Federation Walk, The Spit
Mar 1 2020 @ 7:00 am – Mar 31 2021 @ 10:30 am

POSTPONED TEMPORARILY BECAUSE OF THE VIRUS OUTBREAK

Please join us for the final community planting for the year and our Christmas break up!!!….

Join us as we continue to replant the section burnt late last year. Now is the best time to get in and work hard to restore the ecological value of the area before some nasty weeds move in. But we need your help!You can register for this event on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFederationWalk/For your protection please wear sun protective clothing and closed toe footwear and a smile. Bring some water too.

Meet at the beach side car park opposite the Sea World roundabout. Thanks for your support and see you there!

Contact Lyn Wright 0400 740 972 Laura Richards City of Gold Coast T: 5667 3615 M: 0439 226 062

Mar
8
Sun
2020
Better Life Book Club
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm

We enjoyed our final meeting for 2019.

It was agreed to continue for 2020 & Suzanne Blatcher was elected as Convenor with Helen Wainwright as her Deputy. The Convenor role will change to be mainly administrative & each meeting will be chaired by the Champion of that months book.

Books for first half 2020:

Feb 9: The Game of Mates: how favours bleed the nation, by Cameron Murray

& Paul Frijtes Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 1 book

Mar 8: The First Casualty: A memoir front the front lines of journalism, by Peter

Greste Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 3 books, 2 audio books, 3 ebooks

April 12: Borrowed Time: the science of how & why we age by Sue Armstrong

Library: 1 book Nominated by David Wyatt

May 10: The Nature Fix: why nature makes us happier, healthier and more

Creative by Florence Williams Nominated by Lois Levy Library: 1 book, 1 audio book, 1 ebook

June 14: The Consuming Instinct: what juicy burghers, Ferraris, pornography and gift-giving reveal about human nature by Peter Greste

Library 2 books Nominated by Helen Wainwright

Thanks for being part of the Book Club in 2019 & we look forward to seeing you in 2020.

Seasons greetings

David Wyatt

 

 

Mar
20
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-March 2020 @ Gecko House
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – Apr 3 @ 12:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-March 2020 @ Gecko House

Agenda – all members will discuss their own experiences with following directions received.

Mar
25
Wed
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Gecko Talks
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:00 pm

Topic to be decided

 

Mar
29
Sun
2020
Federation Walk Tree Planting Day @ Federation Walk, The Spit
Mar 29 2020 @ 7:00 am – Jan 31 2021 @ 10:30 am

Please join us for the final community planting for the year and our Christmas break up!!!….

Join us as we continue to replant the section burnt late last year. Now is the best time to get in and work hard to restore the ecological value of the area before some nasty weeds move in. But we need your help!You can register for this event on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFederationWalk/For your protection please wear sun protective clothing and closed toe footwear and a smile. Bring some water too.

Meet at the beach side car park opposite the Sea World roundabout. Thanks for your support and see you there!

Contact Lyn Wright 0400 740 972 Laura Richards City of Gold Coast T: 5667 3615 M: 0439 226 062

Apr
3
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-April 2020 @ Gecko House
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – Apr 17 @ 12:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-April 2020 @ Gecko House

Agenda – all members will discuss their own experiences with following directions received.

POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
Apr 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

Apr
4
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
Apr 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

Apr
7
Tue
2020
Bushcare Group – Schuster Park
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Greetings Folks,

If people want to volunteer all they have to is contact either Natural Areas Management Unit GCCC or me alternatively on either this current email address (tomjiggs@bigpond.com) or my phone 0438 532 245.

When they attend one of our working bees, the paperwork is completed there and then and forwarded to GCCC as they will be covered by GCCC workers insurance &c.

When there is a planting day at Schusters Park in which EWBG is involved, for the casual attendees GCCC would have the necessary paperwork which is oversited either by the GCCC Officer attending or myself.

 

 

 

 

Apr
8
Wed
2020
Gecko General Meeting @ Gecko House 139 Duringan Street
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Gecko welcomes members and visitors to attend the 2 monthly General Meeting where we discuss Environmental issues and events. Ideas and feedback are sought and your input on topical environmental concerns are welcomed.

Apr
10
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
Apr 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

Apr
11
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

Apr
12
Sun
2020
Better Life Book Club
Apr 12 2020 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 10 2021 @ 6:30 pm

We enjoyed our final meeting for 2019.

It was agreed to continue for 2020 & Suzanne Blatcher was elected as Convenor with Helen Wainwright as her Deputy. The Convenor role will change to be mainly administrative & each meeting will be chaired by the Champion of that months book.

Books for first half 2020:

Feb 9: The Game of Mates: how favours bleed the nation, by Cameron Murray

& Paul Frijtes Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 1 book

Mar 8: The First Casualty: A memoir front the front lines of journalism, by Peter

Greste Nominated by June Cummings

Library: 3 books, 2 audio books, 3 ebooks

April 12: Borrowed Time: the science of how & why we age by Sue Armstrong

Library: 1 book Nominated by David Wyatt

May 10: The Nature Fix: why nature makes us happier, healthier and more

Creative by Florence Williams Nominated by Lois Levy Library: 1 book, 1 audio book, 1 ebook

June 14: The Consuming Instinct: what juicy burghers, Ferraris, pornography and gift-giving reveal about human nature by Peter Greste

Library 2 books Nominated by Helen Wainwright

Thanks for being part of the Book Club in 2019 & we look forward to seeing you in 2020.

Seasons greetings

David Wyatt

 

 

Apr
17
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-April 2020 @ Gecko House
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – May 1 @ 12:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY-Campaign Committee Meeting-April 2020 @ Gecko House

Agenda – all members will discuss their own experiences with following directions received.

POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
Apr 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

Apr
18
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

Apr
22
Wed
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Gecko Talks
Apr 22 2020 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 20 2021 @ 8:00 pm

Topic to be decided

 

Apr
24
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

Apr
25
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

Apr
26
Sun
2020
Federation Walk Tree Planting Day @ Federation Walk, The Spit
Apr 26 2020 @ 7:00 am – Feb 28 2021 @ 10:30 am

Please join us for the final community planting for the year and our Christmas break up!!!….

Join us as we continue to replant the section burnt late last year. Now is the best time to get in and work hard to restore the ecological value of the area before some nasty weeds move in. But we need your help!You can register for this event on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFederationWalk/For your protection please wear sun protective clothing and closed toe footwear and a smile. Bring some water too.

Meet at the beach side car park opposite the Sea World roundabout. Thanks for your support and see you there!

Contact Lyn Wright 0400 740 972 Laura Richards City of Gold Coast T: 5667 3615 M: 0439 226 062

May
1
Fri
2020
Campaign Committee Meeting-May 2020 @ Gecko House
May 1 @ 10:00 am – May 29 @ 12:30 pm
Campaign Committee Meeting-May 2020 @ Gecko House

Agenda – all members will discuss their own experiences with following directions received.

POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

May
2
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

BeachCare – Rainbow Bay @ Marine Parade opposite Ward Street
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Marine Parade, Opposite Ward Street

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/

May
5
Tue
2020
Bushcare Group – Elanora Wetlands
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Greetings Folks,

Re Elanora Wetlands Bushcare Group – If people want to volunteer at EWBG, all they have to is contact either Natural Areas Management Unit GCCC or me alternatively on either this current email address (tomjiggs@bigpond.com) or my phone 0438 532 245.

When they attend one of our working bees, the paperwork is completed there and then and forwarded to GCCC as they will be covered by GCCC workers insurance &c.

May
8
Fri
2020
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY – Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
POSTPONED TEMPORARILY - Eco Discoverers Kids Club @ Gecko House

Gecko’s Kids Club runs during term times.   Spaces are limited so please book your child in soon.

EcoDiscoverers Kid’s Club runs on Friday afternoons after school from 3.30pm till 5.30pm.

Each week we will focus on a different animal, plant or habitat. There will be games, stories, excursions and competitions. All to reinforce the topic of the week!

The club connects children with nature and engages them with our native plants, animals and habitats and to learn how to look after the environment.

As a truly interactive club, children will have a say in what they would like to do and achieve.

Bookings are essential and need to be made prior to the session. Bookings for full term are $90 and individual sessions are $15 per session.

 

May
9
Sat
2020
BeachCare – Main Beach @ 200m north of Charis Seafoods, Harley Park
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

Waterways Driver near Southport Yacht Club

We applaud the many volunteers who provide time and energy to care for our treasured beach assets.  New volunteers are welcome.  Activities include planting, removing weeds and collecting litter.  Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing and bring some drinking water.

All sessions are run on a Saturday from 8-10am

BeachCare is the Gold Coast’s dune care programme coordinated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and funded by the City of Gold Coast.

For more information:
Phone:  07 5552 8829 or 0414 762 374
Email:  beachcare@griffith.edu.au
Web: Griffith.edu.au/beachcare
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/coastalcommunityengagement/