Noosa Parks Association

Jul 27, 2018

Noosa Parks Friday Environment Forum

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Noosa Parks Association is proud to host the Friday Environment Forum

The Friday Environment Forum is a public information exchange, provided by guest speakers, covering a range of current conservation and environmental issues. The Friday Environment Forum is held at the Environment Centre at Wallace Park, Noosaville (see map below).


Certificate of Exemption for Aboriginal People - Auntie Judy Wickes, USC

Attendance at these forums is open to anyone who appreciates Noosa's beautiful natural environment

and would like to know more about its care and protection

Want to come but can't use stairs?  There is a smooth ramp suitable for wheelchairs and strollers leading right into the Environment Centre. Entry is between Wallace House and the Environment Centre, off the first car park coming in from the Eumundi-Noosa Road roundabout.


Jul 27 - Certificate of Exemption for Aboriginal People - Auntie Judy Wickes, USC

Aug 03 - Jellyfish with Rayleen Draper, USC

Aug 10 - Container refund scheme with Daniel Phipps, Dept of Environment

Aug 17 - Lathams's Snipe with Lyn Scott

Aug 24 - The night sky with Ken Wishaw

Aug 31 - Bring Back the Fish Project with Bryan Walsh and Dr Simon Walker

Sep 07 - Noosa Show day, no FEF

Sep 14 - Platypus with Kon Hepers

Sep 21 - Project Manta with Dr Kathy Townsend, USC

Sep 28 - Children's program with Liz Diggles (School holidays event)

Arrive at 10am for a cuppa and the forum begins at 10:30am (finished by 12:15pm)

For those interested in birds, the PDF descriptions of the forum will confirm whether Valda will be leading an interpretive birding walk at 8:30am, before the Friday Environmental Forum.

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Past Guests:

Jul 20 - Protecting Ramsar Wetlands with Sheena Gilman

Jul 13 - Linking Noosa, Tewantin and Cooloola National Parks with Michael Gloster

July 06 - Urban Eastern Water Dragons with Coralie Delme and Sarah Ball

Jun 29 - History of Camels in Australia – A documentary

Jun 22 - Keeping it in Kin Kin with Phil Moran, Landcare

Jun 15 - Venerable Tall Forests of Australia with Dr Grant Wardell-Johnson

Jun 08 - Environmental Threats of the Galapagos Islands with Valentina Cruz

Jun 01 - Waste in the tomato industry with Tara McKenzie

May 25 -  World of Bats with Les Hall AM

May 18 - The Battle to Save Local Pandanus Populations - Joel Fostin

May 11 - It’s time for the fourth ‘R’: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REFUSE!! with Liz Beaumont

May 04 - National Parks: Where to from here? with Tony Groom

Apr 27 - Waste Management with Emma Menzies, Noosa Council

Apr 20 - 'Amazing things birds have that we don't' with Jess Drake

Apr 13 - Plastic Ocean - Movie presentation

Apr 06 - Geckoes Wildlife in conjunction with Noosa Library children's program

Mar 23 - Mephisto Project with Gregory Czechura, QLD Museum

Mar 16 - Why Fungi Travel with Patrick Leonard

Mar 09 - The Use & Stewardship of Public Land in Noosa Shire with Mayor Tony Wellington

Mar 02 - Disappearing Species of the Sunshine Coast with Dr Scott Burnett (USC)

Feb 23 2018 - Why do the latest scientific findings keep changing? with Rod Jamieson

Feb 16 2018 - Pelagic Seabirds of the Sunshine Coast's Offshore Waters, with Greg Roberts

Feb 09 2018 - Noosa Climate Change Adaptation Plan, with Grant Hinner, Noosa Council

Feb 02 2018 - The role of farmers in climate solutions, with Verity Morgan-Schmidt

Nov 17 2017 - A Window on the Demise of Post Ice Age Mega Fauna with Kon Hepers

Nov 10 2017 - Friends of Kinaba with Ada Medek

Nov 03 - Frogs – including Extinct local species with Gregory Czechura, QLD Museum

Oct 27 2017 - Volcanic Eruptions in Australia with Professor Patrick Nunn, USC

Oct 20 2017 - Nesting – the costs and infinite variety with Robyn Howard

Oct 13 2017 - Noosa River Management Plan with Jan Maddin, Noosa Council

Oct 06 2017 - Genetics of Rainforest Trees vs Reveg stock with Maxim Bottaro of Rainforest Trust Australia

Sep 29 2017 - Caring for Injured Native Wildlife in Noosa with Vicky Toomey & Rachael Lyons of RSPCA

Sep 22 2017 - Microbats of the World with John Parsons of Fraser Coast Microbats

Sep 08 2017 - Fire Ants with Dylan Olliver, Biosecurity QLD

Sep 01 2017 - Environmental history: stories Anglesea, Hunter Valley, Buderim and more, with Meredith Walker

Aug 25 2017- Asian House Geckos with Jay Turner of Laguna Pest Control

Aug 18 2017 - Wild sex - Why Birds don't use dating apps with Adrian Caneris

Aug 11 2017 - Marine Ecology with Andrew Olds, USC

Aug 04 2017 - Insects jumping and sticking to things with Dr Christofer Clemente of USC

Jul 28 2017 - Using Algae to Improve Water Quality with Howard Rose

Jul 21 2017 - Polar perambulations and other adventures with Dr Adrian McCallum USC

Jul 14 2017 - The Intelligent Bee with Sandra Tuszynska

Jul 07 2017 - Constitutional Recognition for First Peoples: Are we there yet? with Glenn Ferguson AM

Jun 30 2017 - Aboriginal Settlement and artifacts of SE Qld with Dr Ray Kerkhove of Griffith University

Jun 16 2017 - ‘Clever Corvids: are they really that smart?’ with Professor Darryl Jones

Jun 09 2017 - Documentary - 'Guarding the Galilee' - the fight to stop Adani

Jun 02 2017 - “Ostrich – Strangest Bird Alive”

May 26 2017 - Underwater Photography and The Great Barrier Reef with Gary Cranitch of Qld Museum

May 19 2017 - In search of Coxen's Fig Parrot with Rae O'Flynn of Noosa Landcare

May 12 2017 - Underwater in the Indonesian Archipelago with Jan Brown

May 05 2017 - Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs with David Mullins

Apr 28 2017 - New Hope coal mine near Susan River with Julie Devine of 'Lock the Gate'

Apr 21 2017 - Albert Lyrebirds on the Scenic Rim with Anna Fearnley

Apr 07 2017 - Myco-remediation with Sandra Tuszynska

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