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February 2018

Drawing birds with Peter Marsack

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45 Sold out

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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March 2018

Ngunnawal Dreaming

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 7 tickets left

Local Ngunnawal man Richie Allen is treating us with indigenous tour around the wetlands. Learn the local history and the dreamtime stories that have been passed through the generations. Suitable for adults and kids alike! Please bring hats, water bottles, sturdy shoes and a sense of fun! Tickets $20 per person. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, through the traffic calming devices until you get to a green mail box, gate and sign on your left saying Jerrabomberra Wetlands…

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Brekky and Birds

March 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$60 24 tickets left

Take a leisurely amble around the Wetlands searching for our famous flocks of birds. New and seasoned birders welcome! After your walk, you’ll be greeted by a delicious breakfast 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 view. TICKET SALES will close 1 week before event for catering reasons. We are happy to cater for general dietary…

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Young Rangers Club

March 18 @ 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. We are currently full so new…

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Evening Presentation – The Amazing World of Bats

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Free 41 spots left

Come and help to celebrate Bat Week and hear about those wonderfully elusive creatures of the night! We are very lucky to have our in house bat experts: Ingrid Singh and Alana Wade along to talk to us about both mega and micro bats. We may have a few surprises in store too. Presentation from 6:30pm followed by a wander to search for bats. Cost: Gold coin donation to help cover light refreshments. RSVP (essential) book directly below or contact Lori Gould…

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Drawing Birds with Peter Marsack

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45 11 tickets left

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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April 2018

Sunset Supper and a Taste of the Wetlands

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$95 22 tickets left

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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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 - $25 38 tickets left

Take a step back in time and re-live the experiences of our World War 1 soldiers from Duntroon Trench Warfare and Bombing School, by taking a tour of the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches with local history writer and fantastic interpreter, Mark Butz. One not to be missed! Level paths and easy access for prams and wheelchairs etc. Vehicle access up to the site. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development,…

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 24 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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Boomerang Making with Ngunnawal man Richie Allen

April 17 @ 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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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 - $25 40 tickets left

Take a step back in time and re-live the experiences of our World War 1 soldiers from Duntroon Trench Warfare and Bombing School, by taking a tour of the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches with local history writer and fantastic interpreter, Mark Butz. One not to be missed! Level paths and easy access for prams and wheelchairs etc. Vehicle access up to the site. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development,…

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Clay Sculpting

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 26 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 and a water bottle. Some light healthy refreshments will be provided. Ticket covers 1 supervising adult, extra adults are $5 each. 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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Bush Tucker Cultural Tour

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 16 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.

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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 - $25 40 tickets left

Take a step back in time and re-live the experiences of our World War 1 soldiers from Duntroon Trench Warfare and Bombing School, by taking a tour of the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches with local history writer and fantastic interpreter, Mark Butz. One not to be missed! Level paths and easy access for prams and wheelchairs etc. Vehicle access up to the site. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development,…

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Ngunnawal Dreaming

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

Local Ngunnawal man Richie Allen is treating us with indigenous tour around the wetlands. Learn the local history and the dreamtime stories that have been passed through the generations. Suitable for adults and kids alike! Please bring hats, water bottles, sturdy shoes and a sense of fun! Tickets $20 per person. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, through the traffic calming devices until you get to a green mail box, gate and sign on your left saying Jerrabomberra Wetlands…

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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 - $25 40 tickets left

Take a step back in time and re-live the experiences of our World War 1 soldiers from Duntroon Trench Warfare and Bombing School, by taking a tour of the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches with local history writer and fantastic interpreter, Mark Butz. One not to be missed! Level paths and easy access for prams and wheelchairs etc. Vehicle access up to the site. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development,…

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Clay Sculpting

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$5 - $8 26 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 and a water bottle. Some light healthy refreshments will be provided. Ticket covers 1 supervising adult, extra adults are $5 each. 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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Boomerang Making with Ngunnawal man Richie Allen

April 26 @ 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

Find out more »

Bush Tucker Cultural Tour

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 16 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.

Find out more »

Drawing Birds with Peter Marsack

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$45 12 tickets left

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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