A chance to find out about the Forest Creek and Moonlight Creeks, and how to be involved in restoring these riverways.
Hosted by Castlemaine Landcare Group.
Sunday August 9
From 9.30am – 3.45 pm
Contact Elizabeth 0438 015 264
Full details available here.
Castlemaine Tennis Club, Wheeler St, Castlemaine
|9.30 am||Registration, coffee/tea, introductions|
|9.45 am||Welcome to country – Dja Dja Wurrung elder Rick Nelson|
|Forest Creek: how it is today (from the ground, from the air), its history and geology, why we work there, how we work there|
|followed by bus trip with stopping points, expert commentary, chats, knowledge sharing|
|12.30||LUNCH by CAKE (Growing Abundance’s kitchen enterprise)|
|Forest Creek and us: being a Keeper What have we noticed so far? Just how do we “notice” (observe, monitor, document)?|
|How and what should we “do” (good practice, learning by doing, becoming a Keeper or a Keeper’s helper)?|
|Keynote Speaker: Geoff Park (Eureka Prize winner and creator of Natural Newstead) – LOOK, LISTEN, LEARN|
|Working sessions: your chance to help shape our work|
* Castlemaine Landcare Group works along Forest Creek and Moonlight Creek between Colles Road and Barker St bridges
REGISTER by SUNDAY 2nd AUGUST 2015 (PLACES ARE LIMITED):
Contact Elizabeth Eager via email or phone on 0438 015 264.
You will be sent some reading material prior to the Forum.