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Beetle Buddies: Term 3

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

At the Centre for Ecological Learning, we know the importance of building a child's connection to nature from a very young age, and so are proud to announce our new partnership with Nature Play Academy to bring you Beetle Buddies: Nature Workshops for 0-6 year olds. Beetle Buddies is family friendly and designed for mixed ages. The children will lead our sessions which are mainly unstructured. Activities offered may include; fire craft, bush cooking, whittling, shelter building, story telling, nature craft…

CCRSH August Partner Meet-Up

August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Connecting communities with science for a sustainable future! Location TBA The Coffs Coast Regional Science Hub (CCRSH) joins other Regional Science Hubs around the country doing great things in connecting communities with science for a sustainable future. Through this Hub, we endeavour to bring together arts, festivals, libraries, cinemas, scientists, councils, venues and work together to bridge the gap between science and society. This strategy is based on a "national framework-local action” approach. Science Hubs provide the grassroots, ground up means of achieving impact…

CEL Board Meeting

August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Our board brings together a team of professionals with diverse experience who are passionate about supporting projects that connect people with nature, their community, and themselves. Our board meets monthly, oversees our many projects and guides the direction of CEL. To request attendance a board meeting, please contact our CEL Facilitator, Amy Denshire, on admin@cel.org.au

Young Naturalists Club: Valla to Urunga Beach Walk

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Nature awareness for young people aged between 10 and 15.

The stretch of sandy beaches and rocky promontories between Valla Beach and Urunga Lagoon present not only an opportunity for a delightful coastal walk, but also the chance to engage in beachcombing, birdwatching, rockpool exploration, coastline geomorphology and some observations on projected sea level rise impacts.

Water! Bellingen Riverwatch – Citizen Science in Action

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Water! Bellingen Riverwatch - Citizen Science in Action Join OzGREEN to learn about the health of our rivers and the role of citizen science  Take part in a family water testing event! Bellingen locals will have the opportunity to learn about the health of our rivers and the role of citizen science at a community water testing event during National Science Week. Participants will also be able to have a go at conducting some water testing themselves with OzGREEN Co-founder, Sue…

CEL Board Meeting

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Our board brings together a team of professionals with diverse experience who are passionate about supporting projects that connect people with nature, their community, and themselves. Our board meets monthly, oversees our many projects and guides the direction of CEL. To request attendance a board meeting, please contact our CEL Facilitator, Amy Denshire, on admin@cel.org.au

Young Naturalists Club: Bundageree Creek Walk

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Nature awareness for young people aged between 10 and 15.

The stretch of sandy beaches and rocky promontories between Valla Beach and Urunga Lagoon present not only an opportunity for a delightful coastal walk, but also the chance to engage in beachcombing, birdwatching, rockpool exploration, coastline geomorphology and some observations on projected sea level rise impacts.

Air! Learning Bird Language with Andrew Turbill

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Expand your everyday connection to the natural world… Andrew will introduce a range of enhanced observation techniques to bring a deeper capacity for nature awareness, including learning to interpret the secret language of local birds so you can too can track predators such as snakes and hawks as they silently move through the landscape. The story of Gondwana and how our ancient songbirds gave Earth a beautiful singing voice Overview on why different types of birds live and feed in…

Young Naturalists Club: Woolgoolga Creek Walk

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Nature awareness for young people aged between 10 and 15.

Woolgoolga creek is lined with some of the last and finest lowland subtropical rainforest left on the coast. On our walk up the creek to a rather lovely waterfall we'll be looking for some of the most colourful rainforest birds in Australia, including the elusive Rose-crowned Fruit Dove which returns here to nest from overwintering in Papua New Guinea.

CEL Board Meeting

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Our board brings together a team of professionals with diverse experience who are passionate about supporting projects that connect people with nature, their community, and themselves. Our board meets monthly, oversees our many projects and guides the direction of CEL. To request attendance a board meeting, please contact our CEL Facilitator, Amy Denshire, on admin@cel.org.au

Beetle Buddies: Term 4

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

At the Centre for Ecological Learning, we know the importance of building a child's connection to nature from a very young age, and so are proud to announce our new partnership with Nature Play Academy to bring you Beetle Buddies: Nature Workshops for 0-6 year olds. Beetle Buddies is family friendly and designed for mixed ages. The children will lead our sessions which are mainly unstructured. Activities offered may include; fire craft, bush cooking, whittling, shelter building, story telling, nature craft…

CCRSH November Partner Meet-Up

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Connecting communities with science for a sustainable future! Location TBA The Coffs Coast Regional Science Hub (CCRSH) joins other Regional Science Hubs around the country doing great things in connecting communities with science for a sustainable future. Through this Hub, we endeavour to bring together arts, festivals, libraries, cinemas, scientists, councils, venues and work together to bridge the gap between science and society. This strategy is based on a "national framework-local action” approach. Science Hubs provide the grassroots, ground up means of achieving impact…

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