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December 2017

Drawing Birds with illustrator Peter Marsack

December 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45 9 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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Birds ‘n’ Brews

December 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Capital Brewing Co., Building 3, 1 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$40 6 tickets left

Join the two movements sweeping the nation – birding and craft beer. Smack bang in the heart of Canberra – Jerrabomberra Wetlands is an oasis for native birds and a perfect place to get your twitch on! And now we’re combining two of our favourite things: birds and beer. Meet up with your friendly guide at our neighbour’s place, Capital Brewing Co, before heading into the wetlands to uncover a world of feathers. We finish back at the brewery to…

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Young Rangers Club

December 17 @ 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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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 25 tickets left

Put on your detectives hat, engage your senses and take an easy walk with the Ranger to discover what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands by piecing together all the clues. Age suitability: 5-13. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult – ticket price includes 1 adult, additional adults $5. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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Bush Art – School holiday program

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 30 tickets left

Take a walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger and along the way collect a variety of materials for you to make a brilliant masterpiece with back at the education centre. Age suitability: 5-13. No paper ticket required. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult. One adult is included in the ticket price – extra adults are $5. Some light healthy refreshments will be provided.

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Tree Detectives – School holiday program

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$10 - $12 26 tickets left

Come and discover the wonderful world of trees with tree expert and arborist, Christine Rampling. The Tree Detectives is a fun, hands-on children’s activity that provides a fresh new look at all the amazing trees around us while getting outside and into nature. Suitable for children aged 5 – 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult (one adult included in ticket price, additional adults $10). Fruit and refreshments provided.

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Clay Sculpting – School Holiday Program

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 27 tickets left

Take a short walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger for inspiration, and then get to work on your brilliant clay masterpiece. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult (1 adult free, additional adults $5). Some light healthy refreshments will be provided. Age suitability: 5-13. 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…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for young children who are not yet at school, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for fun learning, fresh air and exercise. Suitable for children up to age 5.   Walking tracks are pram accessible and there are comfortable facilities with lots of space, toilets and a kitchen.   Healthy fruit break provided.   2 hours $8 per child (includes 1…

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January 2018

Bush and Waterbugs Detectives – School holiday program

January 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Put on your detectives hat, engage your senses and take an easy walk with the Ranger to discover what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands by piecing together all the clues. Age suitability: 5-13. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult - ticket price includes 1 adult, additional adults $5. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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Bush Tucker Foraging

January 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 20 tickets left

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. Adam will also take us on a tour of the Wetlands and you will get to sample a range of bush tucker. Morning tea is provided.

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Clay Sculpting – School holiday program

January 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 27 tickets left

Take a short walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger for inspiration, and then get to work on your brilliant clay masterpiece. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult (no cost for adults). Some light healthy refreshments will be provided. Age suitability: 5-13. 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…

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Bush Tucker Foraging

January 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 19 tickets left

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. Adam will also take us on a tour of the Wetlands and you will get to sample a range of bush tucker. Morning tea is provided.

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Boomerang Making with Ngunnawal man Rich Allan

January 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 18 tickets left

Create and decorate your very own boomerang with Ngunnawal man Rich Allan. Learn all there is to know to make and throw a Boomerang while hearing about Ngunnawal culture and language. Cost includes all materials and a healthy fruit break. Suitable for children up to 15. Max group size 20

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Bush Art – School holiday program

January 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Take a walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger and along the way collect a variety of materials for you to make a brilliant masterpiece with back at the education centre. Age suitability: 5-13. No paper ticket required. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult. One adult is included in the ticket price - extra adults are $5. Some light healthy refreshments will be provided.

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for young children who are not yet at school, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for fun learning, fresh air and exercise. Suitable for children up to age 5.   Walking tracks are pram accessible and there are comfortable facilities with lots of space, toilets and a kitchen.   Healthy fruit break provided.   2 hours $8 per child (includes 1…

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Young Rangers Club

January 21, 2018 @ 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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Clay Sculpting – School holiday program

January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Take a short walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger for inspiration, and then get to work on your brilliant clay masterpiece. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult (no cost for adults). Some light healthy refreshments will be provided. Age suitability: 5-13. 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…

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Boomerang Making with Ngunnawal man Richie Allen

January 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 tickets left

Create and decorate your very own boomerang with Ngunnawal man Rich Allan. Learn all there is to know to make and throw a Boomerang while hearing about Ngunnawal culture and language. Cost includes all materials and a healthy fruit break. Suitable for children up to 15. Max group size 20

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

January 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Put on your detectives hat, engage your senses and take an easy walk with the Ranger to discover what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands by piecing together all the clues. Age suitability: 5-13. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult – ticket price includes 1 adult, additional adults $5. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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Bush Art – School holiday program

January 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 32 tickets left

Take a walk around the Wetlands with the Ranger and along the way collect a variety of materials for you to make a brilliant masterpiece with back at the education centre. Age suitability: 5-13. No paper ticket required. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult. One adult is included in the ticket price – extra adults are $5. Some light healthy refreshments will be provided.

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