NEW DATE Birds of the Australian High Country Book Launch with Author Neil Hermes

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November 2017

Bird Walk and Talk

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 7 tickets left

Come along and take an easy walk around the Wetlands with a Canberra bird expert to learn more about the amazing array of bird life we have right here in the middle of Canberra! With 136 bird species recorded at the Wetlands, you never know what you might find! Tour suitable for adults and kids. 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,…

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Who ate all the eggs? – Seminar by Dr Ricky Spencer

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Free 27 spots left

Join Dr Ricky Spencer one of Australia's top reptile ecologists to hear of his fantastic research on turtle and fox interactions. His focus is how we can manage fox predation on turtle eggs. Entry by gold coin donation. 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. No paper ticket required. Photo by Phil…

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Friends of Jerrabomberra Wetlands

November 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 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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Torchlight Tour

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$25 Sold out

Experience the stillness of Jerrabomberra Wetlands at night. Our ranger will take you across the wetlands as it starts to come alive as we search for many bird species – including the infamous Latham’s Snipe, While, micro-bats can often be seen darting in and out of the torch beams attracted by insects. The frog songs from around the water bodies can, at times, be deafening. The ranger can help you identify the various species of frog through their different calls. What to bring: sturdy…

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Young Rangers Club

November 19 @ 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 $55 includes attendance to all monthly activities and a welcome pack to help get started. Please direct enquiries to Lori Gould…

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Drawing Birds with Illustrator Peter Marsack

November 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45 7 tickets left

Come along and 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…

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December 2017

Friends of Jerrabomberra Wetlands

December 5 @ 9:00 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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Sunset Supper and a Taste of the Wetlands

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$80

Looking for something a bit different to do? Nurture your mental and physical health by combining nature, a walk and soul-satisfying food. After a leisurely amble around the Wetlands, you'll be greeted by a delicious supper prepared by George of 'Homegrown Me' and Jenni of 'A Forager's Heart'. This seasonal meal will showcase the region's talented farmers, producers and local homegrown food while enjoying a front row sunset view. We are happy to cater for general dietary requirements but if…

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Arachnid Adventure

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 12 tickets left

Come along and discover the fantastic world of spiders. Learn fun spider facts as we trek into the night to see how many different species we can find! You will be surprised how many spiders you share your life with! 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 5 and up.…

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NEW DATE Birds of the Australian High Country Book Launch with Author Neil Hermes

December 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Free

NEW DATE: Tuesday 12th December 1.30pm All are welcome to the launch of this fully comprehensive field guide to the 322 bird species of the High Country with Author Neil Hermes. It includes all common, rare and vagrant species with photographs from the region's top nature photographers. Information includes common and scientific names as well as local variations. The main identifying features of each species are described as well as size, habits, habitat, breeding, distribution, voice and status in the…

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