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July 2018

South American Eagle Totem Workshop – school holiday activity

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 13 tickets left

Kids can unleash their imagination on a wooden eagle using paints, collage, wire and feathers! Focusing on composition and colour this workshop explores the power of symbols and geometry to create totemic wall sculptures that pursue the energy felt in our natural world. Ticket price includes 1 adult. Age suitability: 8 - 12

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Dot Painting

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$12 4 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. $12 for each person painting (supervising adults free.)

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Drawing Birds with Peter Marsack

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$45 7 tickets left

Learn how to draw birds with renowned illustrator, Peter Marsack from NatureArt Lab and 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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Winter Warmer Supper

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$30 - $65 22 tickets left

Warm your soul and nurture your mental and physical health by combining nature, a walk and food. After a leisurely amble around the Wetlands, you'll be greeted by a delicious supper around the campfire 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, while staying toasty warm by the fire. We are happy to cater for…

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Bird Walk and Talk

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 6 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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August 2018

Understanding Rakali – Australia’s “Otter” (free seminar)

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Free 53 spots left

The platypus is widely recognised as a uniquely Australian animal.  By comparison, relatively few people know that the Australian water-rat (Hydromys chrysogaster)is a genuine native rodent that was a natural part of our environment long before its pest cousins. The water-rat (also known as rakali) is an extremely attractive mammal with its thick fur, dense whiskers, and furry tail, all help create a resemblance to an otter. Presented by the Director of the Australian Platypus Conservancy, Geoff Williams, who has been studying…

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Bird Walk and Talk

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 12 tickets 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 136 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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