Journal archives for April 2022

April 10, 2022

Immersive experience learning about traditional uses of seaweed in the Yuin Nation

Organised by South Coast Seaweed at Wimbie Beach Sat. 23 April 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Eventbrite link below)

The workshop is to revitalise knowledge around traditional uses of seaweed, much like bush tucker provided by the land, take a journey with us to learn about the ocean and the vast underwater ecosystems that have provided for the Yuin nation for thousands of years.
Special guests include Lynne Thomas chatting about Dreamtime stories in the Yuin Nation and the amazing Muladha Gamara who will be Welcoming us on country with traditional dancing and a smoking ceremony using seaweed.
Cultural beach walk identifying different local seaweeds and their traditional uses. Learn about the traditional way of life of the Yuin people and their spiritual connection to the country and the Saltwater.
AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Tickets free but limited
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/seaweed-identification-workshop-tickets-288361957377?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-source=wa&utm-term=listing&fbclid=IwAR3yTJJIjTILJVTDYjI0BDLC81aN2qIbj_QPusfb13RUNKLGuzvYkXi6khg

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April 13, 2022

Free Fisher Science Training Workshop – Conjola Creek: May 1, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Book now

Learn how to monitor the health of your waterway at Conjola Creek. Join OzFish on the Conjola Creek to learn how to complete a number of exciting monitoring activities that can tell us more about the health of this waterway and the types of animals it supports.

All necessary equipment and training will be provided on the day, so as long as you enjoy the outdoors, like learning new skills and meeting like-minded people, this day is for you. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Please bring at least 2 litres of drinking water and wear long sleeves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen, enclosed shoes, and some shoes that can be wet if you wish to partake in waterbug sampling or help deploy the underwater cameras. The exact meeting location and parking instructions will be provided to those that register.

Registrations are essential to secure your spot.
https://ozfish.org.au/waterway-fire-science-conjola-creek-registration-form/

Posted on April 13, 2022 03:12 AM by barv barv | 0 comments | Leave a comment

Free Fisher Science Training Workshop - Kangaroo River: April 30, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how to monitor the health of the Kangaroo River. Join OzFish on the Kangaroo River to learn how to complete a number of exciting monitoring activities that can tell us more about the health of this waterway and the types of animals it supports.
All necessary equipment and training will be provided on the day, so as long as you enjoy the outdoors, like learning new skills and meeting like-minded people, this day is for you. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Please bring at least 2 litres of drinking water and wear long sleeves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen, enclosed shoes, and some shoes that can be wet if you wish to partake in waterbug sampling or help deploy the underwater cameras. The exact meeting location and parking instructions will be provided to those that register.
Registrations are essential to secure your spot. https://ozfish.org.au/wfs-kangaroo-river-registration-form/

Posted on April 13, 2022 04:15 AM by barv barv | 0 comments | Leave a comment

6th Sea Slug Census ends 30 April

Now that the seas are calmer and the rain has eased, you have till 30 April to contribute to the South Coast 6th Sea Slug Census. Post sightings on iNaturalist!
Easter Monday event - organised by NatureCoastMarineGroup - is weather dependent so confirm with James Caffery 0426 138 137
Monday 18th April, 2pm BLUE POOL SNORKEL & ROCK WALK Bermagui Blue Pool carpark Bring snorkel gear, towel, rock shoes and a camera!
See link for more activities till end month
https://atlasoflife.org.au/sea-slug-census-1/sea-slug-census-2022?fbclid=IwAR3Etv9FPBJsxj2bkJkKE9Okkz-jhDEunECF0TMq3TSrAd9qZgn9wDCVjqc

Posted on April 13, 2022 04:28 AM by barv barv | 0 comments | Leave a comment