07 July 2017

Kayaking with Intrepid Landcare in Port Stephens

Join Hunter Intrepid Landcare for a special kayak trip and habitat restoration project with NPWS and Hunter Bird Observers Club
When: 8m-11am, Friday 7 July 2017
Where: Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Info: http://intrepidlandcare.org/events/kayaking-mangrove-mission-2/
14 May 2017

Intrepid Kayaking in Port Stephens

Join Hunter Intrepid Landcare for a special kayak trip and habitat restoration project with NPWS and Hunter Bird Observers Club
When: 8m-11am, Sunday 14 May 2017 (Mother's Day)
Where: Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Info: http://intrepidlandcare.org/events/nsw-kayaking-mangrove-mission-1/
06 April 2017

Five Islands Celebration

Join local volunteers to celebrate the success of their work at Five Islands
Where: City Beach Function Centre, Wollongong
When: 6 April 2017, 5-7 pm
RSVP: 02 4224 4188 or email five.islands@environment.nsw.gov.au
28 October → 30 October 2016

Eden Whale Festival

Join the Wild About Whales team and NPWS to learn more about whales at this three day festival of whale watching, family fun, live shows and events.
Where: Eden, NSW
When: 28-30 October 2016
More info: www.edenwhalefestival.com.au/
17 October → 23 October 2016

Ibis and Cockatoos - the Aussie Backyard Bird Count

NPWS is counting white birds - ibis and cockatoos as part of Aussie Backyard Bird Count - a national citizen science project. More info: www.environment.nsw.gov.au/surveys/WhiteIbisSurvey
You can download your sightings in the Aussie Bird Life apps.
More info: www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
01 September 2016

Past Events

The events below have happened, but organisers can be contacted to plan future activities.
10 August → 02 September 2016

Marine Debris Art Competition–Coffs area

Competition for Coffs area students.

Where: DPI Solitary Islands Marine Park
More info: www.ourlivingcoast.com.au/event/threatened-species-day-marine-debris-art-competition
27 August 2016

Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival

Learn how OEH scientists study threatened species with radio-tracking, hollows cameras, wildlife survey equipment.

Where: Dubbo, Western Plains Cultural Centre
When: 27 August, 10am–2pm
More info: www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/Expo
05 September 2016

Explore wildflowers and fauna in box gum grassy woodlands - Geurie

Half-day outing to learn about the endangered ecological community at Geurie, BBQ lunch.
Where: Geurie Cemetery
When: 9:30am morning tea, 10am start
More info: Andy McQuie, OEH, tel: 68835362
06 September 2016

Guided tour and practical habitat restoration session Panboola Wetlands - Pambula

Learn and do at Panboola Wetlands in Pambula
When: 10am-12pm, 6 Sept
More info: panboola@gmail.com
05 September → 11 September 2016

A week of activities at Potoroo Palace: quolls, koalas, lyrebirds-Merimbula

12pm Wed 7 Sept: Quoll display, threatened species face painting
12pm Thurs 8 Sept: koala breeding program and tour
12:30pm Fri 9 Sept: 10th birthday BBQ lunch
Sat 10 Sept : Opening of Lyrebird pathway
12pm Sun 11 Sept: Walk with the dingoes

More info: info@potoroopalace.com
05 September → 09 September 2016

Threatened Species presentations and activities for school groups–Bournda

Where: Bournda National Park via Kalaru
07 September 2016

Shorebirds at Tura Marrang, South Coast

Shorebirds feature in locals photo exhibit, models and activities for all ages
Where: Tura Marrang Library
When: 7 September, 10am–3pm
More info: amy.harris@environment.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 4476 0834
07 September 2016

Detection Dogs in action in Sydney

Conservation detection dogs will demonstrate their skills in finding threatened species. An innovative Saving our Species project featuring the nine dogs - open to the public.
Where: Tarpeian Precint, Royal Botanical Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
When: 11am–2pm, 7 Sept
More info: Susanne Larson, OEH, 02 9995 5322
07 September 2016

Wandiyali Habitat and Restoration Day

Tour of site, hands on habitat restoration workshop, lunch.

Where: Queanbeyan
When: 10am–2pm
More info: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wandiyali-habitat-restoration-and-education-day-tickets-26937919041
07 September → 11 September 2016

On the Perch Spotlight on Threatened Bird Species - Kalaru

Steve Sass presentations focusing on locally threatened bird species. 11am and 1pm
Tuesday 6: Bush Stone Curlew and Diamond Firetail Finch
Thursday 8: White Fronted Chat and Luzon Bleeding Heart Dove
Friday 9: Bush Stone Curlew
Saturday 10: Purple Crowned Lorikeet and White Fronted Chat
Sunday 11: Diamond Firetail Finch and the Future for Threatened Birds
Where: Merimbula
More info: steve@ontheperch.com.au or call (02) 6494 1169
07 September 2016

Launch of the "Creating Superb Homes for Parrots" project–Orange

Community planting project and launch of local-state hollow and habitat project for Superb Parrots
When: 9am–3pm, with free BBQ lunch and morning tea. 10am–Hollow making demo
Where: Bloomfield Park, Orange
More info: www.cwcewa.com.au/events/2016/9/7/superb-parrot-project-launch-national-threatened-species-day
07 September → 11 September 2016

On the Perch Spotlight on Threatened Bird Species–Merimbula

Steve Sass presentations focusing on locally threatened bird species.

Where: Merimbula
When: 3–4 and 7–11 September
07 September 2016

A series of presentations on threatened species–Coffs Harbour

Where: Coffs Harbour Education Campus, Coffs Harbour
When: 11am–3pm
09 September 2016

Shelterbelt design, seed ball making and tree planting–Bermagui

A windbreak plantation design workshop for landholders to show benefits of windbreaks for erosion and wildlife habitat

Where: The Crossing Land Education Centre, Bermagui
When: 10am–4pm
More info: thecrossing.thebegavalley.org.au/windbreak-plantation-design-workshop-thecrossingland, Dean Turner (02) 6493 3400
09 September 2016

Southern Highlands Threatened Species Spotlighting BioBlitz

Four teams headed by expert zoologists will target priority sites from Wingello to Bargo in a spotlighting blitz looking for threatened fauna.

Where: Southern Highlands
When: 6–8:30pm
More info: www.southern-highlands.com.au/events/whats-on/threatened-species-spotlighting-bioblitz
10 September 2016

South Coast Koala Conservation Project - Kalaru

Learn about this koala project a presentation and display
When: 12pm, 10 Sept
Where: On the Perch, Kalaru
More info: debbie.hunt@environment.nsw.gov.au or call 0421 172 667
10 September 2016

Guided tour of Tura Beach Reserve

Guided Tour of Reserve with focus on threatened species that use the reserve and work being done to ensure habitat is protected.
Where: Tura Beach Reserve, Tura Beach
When: 12 pm, Sat, 10 Sept
10 September 2016

Threatened Species Seminars–Burradoo

Presentations, updates and case studies on threatened species of the Southern Highlands.

Where: Buradoo
When: 10 September, 10am–4pm
More info: www.stickytickets.com.au/41067
11 September 2016

Open Day at Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre–Burrumbuttock

Open Day with talks on the southern pygmy perch, the southern corroboree frog and a chance to share your squirrel glider stories.
When: 11am–4pm, Sunday 11 Sept (Schools day on 7 Sept)
Where: Wirraminna, Howlong Rd, Burrumbuttock
More info: www.wirraminna.org
17 September 2016

Paddle and Plant community event-Muswellbrook

Come paddle and explore the meandering Hunter River in Muswellbrook. See how the riparian ecosystems have changed over time, learn about River Redgums and help restore their population. BBQ Lunch and all equipment supplied.

Where: Hunter River, Muswellbrook
More info:muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/index.php/sustainable-council/2447-paddle-n-plant-plant-river-red-gums-at-karoola-wetlands-with-us-2 or Nicholas Alexander, +61 2 6549 3708
17 September → 27 September 2016

Bushcare's Major Day Out - across NSW

Bushcare's Major Day Out offers opportunities for volunteers to get involved throughout September. With 113 registered sites in NSW, find one near you! Sept 17-18: Willoughby Council area, Hamlyn Terrace, North Ocean Shores, Bullaburra, etc.

More Info: http://www.bushcaresmajordayout.org
28 September 2016

Purple Copper Butterfly Info Day and lunch - Rydal

Find out about the Purple Copper Butterfly and its relationship with the native blackthorn and enjoy a free BBQ lunch.

Where: Cheetham Flats TSR via Rydal. Meet at Rydal RFS shed on Sydney Road.
Time: 9:30 am
More info: Andy McQuie, OEH, tel: 02 6883 5362
29 September 2016

Community Day for Biodiversity Month–Minmi

Free community day with BBQ lunch, plant giveaway, live animal interactions, waterbug discovery, nature activities, bush poetry, bee hotels and nesting boxes.

Where: Blue Gum Hills Regional Park, Minmi
When: 10am–4pm
More info: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/Blue-Gum-Hills-Regional-Park
07 September → 30 September 2016

Threatened Species Art Competition for the Macarthur region

Art competition for Macarthur region kids. Great species toolkit and resources for all. Travelling exhibit from 7 September.
Where: Mt Annan Botanical Gardens, then Campbelltown, Camden, Wollondilly
When: Award Ceremony 7 Sept, Exhibition travelling in September
More info: www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/RCC/CouncilandCouncillors/AnnualEvents/ThreatenedSpeciesArtCompetition