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August 2018

How to milk a tarantula

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 11 tickets left

Celebrating all things Science this week at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - including creepy crawly creatures! Understand the anatomy and science behind spider venom with our spider expert Andrew. Watch as he milks the spider venom as they would for the deadly funnel-web spider to use for anti venom. One not to be missed!

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Bush Tucker

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20

Come and join us for an exciting morning with Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp, who will show us a range of different plants found around the region and their use as food and medicine by the traditional owners of the land. Take us on a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT.

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Arachnid Adventures

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15

Come along and discover the fantastic world of spiders. Join spider expert Andrew and learn fun spider facts as we trek into the night to see how many different species we can find! You might be lucky enough to meet some pet spiders. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development, through the traffic calming devices until you get to a green mail box, gate and sign on your left saying Jerrabomberra Wetlands Offices. Suitable for ages…

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Drawing Birds with Peter Marsack – Cancelled

August 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. IT WILL BE RUN AGAIN ON THE 23RD SEPTEMBER Learn how to draw birds with renowned illustrator, Peter Marsack. Join us for a walk around Kelly’s swamp birdwatching then come back to base and implement your new found skills. No drawing experience necessary. All materials and morning tea is included in the price – but bring binoculars if you have them. Maximum group size 12. Best suited to those aged…

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September 2018

Friends of Jerra Wetlands Working Party

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Friends of Jerrabomberra Wetlands meet on the first Tuesday and third Saturday of every month and undertake a variety of activities including planting, fauna surveys, weeding, feral animal management among other things. Come and join like minded people, have fun acting locally, get some Vitamin D and sneak in some bird watching while you’re at it. Meet at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Offices – follow Dairy Rd along past the two entrances of the Wetlands Foreshores Development until you get to the…

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Ngunnawal Dreaming

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$10 - $20

Local Ngunnawal Lore man Richie Allan is treating us with an Indigenous tour around the Wetlands. Learn the local history and the Dreamtime stories that have been passed through the generations. Also have a go at throwing a Boomerang and exploring some traditional tools and artefacts. Suitable for adults and kids alike! Please bring hats, water bottles, sturdy shoes and a sense of fun! Local Indigenous merchandise for sale. Tickets $20 per adult, $10 per child. Meeting place is 2…

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Friends of Jerra Wetlands Working Party

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Friends of Jerrabomberra Wetlands meet on the first Tuesday and third Saturday of every month and undertake a variety of activities including planting, fauna surveys, weeding, feral animal management among other things. Come and join like minded people, have fun acting locally, get some Vitamin D and sneak in some bird watching while you’re at it. Meet at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Offices – follow Dairy Rd along past the two entrances of the Wetlands Foreshores Development until you get to the…

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ACT Young Rangers Club

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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The “Young Rangers Club” is aimed at young nature enthusiasts between the ages of 8 and 15 who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to the natural environment. The club gets together on the third Sunday of each month from 10am-12pm to explore a variety of nature-based topics with local experts. An annual membership fee of $110 includes attendance to all monthly activities and a welcome pack to help get started. Please direct enquiries to Lori Gould…

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Bush Tucker

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$10 - $20

Come and join us for an exciting morning with Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp, who will show us a range of different plants found around the region and their use as food and medicine by the traditional owners of the land. Take us on a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT.

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Drawing birds with Peter Marsack

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45

Learn how to draw birds with renowned illustrator, Peter Marsack from the Wildlife and Botanical Artists (WABA). Join us for a walk around Kelly’s swamp birdwatching then come back to base and implement your new found skills. No drawing experience necessary. All materials and morning tea is included in the price – but bring binoculars if you have them. Maximum group size 12. Best suited to those aged 12 years and over. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past…

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