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September 2018

Birdwatching Tour

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 1 ticket left

Get your ticket to the fad that is sweeping the nation. Shoshana, our Avian expert, will take your journeying through this novel ecosystem in search of the 200+ bird species that call Jerrabomberra Wetlands home. This walk is suitable for ages 12 and up. Please bring: hat, water bottle, suitable walking shoes and binoculars (if you have them, we have some if you don’t).   WARNING: joining this tour may invoke a crippling addiction to spotting birds and spending time…

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Arachnid Adventures by Twilight

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 1 ticket left

Come along and discover the fantastic world of spiders. Join spider expert Andrew and learn all about our furry friends as we trek into the night to see how many different types we can find! You might even be lucky enough to meet some of our 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…

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Birds ‘n’ Brews

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Capital Brewing Co., Building 3, 1 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$40 2 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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October 2018

Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 9 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. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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Dot Painting – School Holiday Activity

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 11 tickets left

Come and learn to dot paint with Githabul (Bundjalung) woman Kristi Lee. Go for a short walk to collect your paintbrushes and use these to create your own masterpiece to take home. Age suitability 5-15. $15 for each person painting (supervising adults free.)

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Bush Tucker – School Holiday Activity

October 3 @ 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. Take us on a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Tickets: $20 per person

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Art Workshop – Lizard Clay

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 9 tickets left

Young adventurers will have a short walk through the Wetlands to collect materials to complement and incorporate into their lizard sculptures. Back at the offices, our wonderful tutor Mariana will take the kids through a range of techniques focusing on texture and composition to create a unique lizard in clay. Tickets: $20 per child

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 14 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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Frogwatch Training

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$10 30 tickets left

Come along and learn how to survey for frogs with Frogwatch experts. The evening will start with an introductory seminar which will be held from 6.00pm – 7.15pm, followed by a practical session from 7.15pm – 8.30pm in the form of an easy walk around the Wetlands to put new found theory into practice. A light supper will be provided. Note: You can attend one session or both, however it is highly recommended that the seminar is undertaken if you haven’t done Frogwatch before. Please wear sturdy…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 9 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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Art Workshop – Willow Dragonfly

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 10 tickets left

Using fresh willow shoots, bamboo and natural fibres kids will explore these fun and flexible materials. Kids will be encouraged to create their own unique dragonfly, utilising these natural materials and their imaginations. Tickets: $20 per child

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Bush Tucker

October 6 @ 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. Take us on a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Tickets: $20 per person

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Clay Sculpting – School Holiday Activity

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$12 43 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. Age suitability: 5-13. Tickets: $12 per child

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Bird Quest – School Holiday Activity

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 14 tickets left

Bring the family out to enjoy the sunshine and search for rare birds that are found at Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Join our enthusiastic expert Shoshana to find out all things birds! Cost: $15 per person What to bring: Water Hat Good walking shoes Binoculars (if you have them) Snacks

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 15 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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Art Workshop – Owl Making

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 11 tickets left

Get creative these holidays and  create your own magical owl. Use vintage linen, organic medium, and up-cycled mixed media to bring to live a creature of the night. This workshop focuses on simple sewing, water colour and imaginative collage with local artist Mariana del Castillo. Tickets: $20

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 16 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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Art workshop – Ocarina / Ceramic Whistle

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 3 tickets left

There is something magical about shaping a piece of clay and making it whistle. Join local artist Mariana del Castillo and take the journey of making and decorating your own unique ocarina! Tickets: $20

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Art Workshop – Insect Sculptures

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

Drawing inspiration from nature, children will create their own unique insect sculptures using natural materials from the garden, and surrounding Wetlands. This fun sculpture workshop encourages imagination, insight and an eye for detail. Tickets: $20 per child

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Bush Tucker – School Holiday Activity

October 12 @ 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. Take us on a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Tickets: $20 per person

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Drawing birds with Peter Marsack

October 28 @ 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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