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Woodlands and Wetlands

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April 2019

Bush Tucker

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 – $25 3 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 a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Age suitability: 4 years and up. Tickets: $25 for adults, $15 for children/concession This event is part of the 2019 Canberra and Region…

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Aboriginal Bush Painting – School Holiday Activity

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 1 ticket 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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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 Sold out

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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Bush Tucker CANCELLED

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 – $25 29 tickets left

CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. PLEASE JOIN ONE OF OUR OTHER BUSH TUCKER TOURS ON APRIL 16TH, APRIL 23RD OR APRIL 30TH. 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 a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker…

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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 – $25 26 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. Mark Butz, local history writer, will lead the tour to the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches. 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, through the traffic calming…

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WW1 Trench Tour with historian Mark Butz

April 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 – $25 21 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. Mark Butz, local history writer, will lead the tour to the site of Canberra's historic World War 1 training trenches. 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, through the traffic calming…

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Bush Tucker

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 – $25 23 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 a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Age suitability: 4 years and up. Tickets: $25 for adults, $15 for children/concession This event is part of the 2019 Canberra and Region…

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May 2019

Platypus Seminar

May 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Free 37 spots left

The platypus is one of the world's most amazing animals.  This furry, warm-blooded mammal lays soft-shelled eggs like a lizard, uses its bill to navigate underwater, and sorts out arguments with the help of venomous spurs.  The platypus is also among the most popular of Australia's animal icons - a great flagship species for freshwater conservation.  But what about the platypus's own environmental needs?  How is the species faring in the wild?  And what needs to be done to ensure…

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