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September 2019

Platypus Ponderings

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn about local platypus populations while enjoying Saturday afternoon cocktails! Have you every pondered about platypus populations in your local area? What do they eat? Where do they live? Do they really lay eggs and have venomous spurs? How can I see them? Please come along to the White House of Waterford on 21st of September where PlatypusWatch will be appearing at their regular Saturday afternoon cocktail session! Grab a refreshing cocktail and meander down to the Barley Hut where…

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Water Quality – Coomera

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Learn how to assess the health of our waterways through water quality sampling! Seize the opportunity to use our state of the art water quality probe to record vital data regarding our local water composition. Water pH, oxygen levels, temperature and other parameters can have a huge impact on the quality of our waterways and on the creatures that depend on them for survival. The Water Quality program collects monthly readings at select locations in order to assess the changing…

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Platypus Kids Workshop

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids will learn all about platypus and get stuck in to some fun, platypus related activities! These school holidays, we invite kids to join us for a fun-packed and interactive workshop where they will learn all about Platypus! Starting with an interactive presentation, kids will learn all about these furry, egg-laying aquatic mammals and how they can help them to live safely and happily in our local rivers and creeks. Then We will move onto some fun and interactive activities!…

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Water Quality – Coomera

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to assess the health of our waterways through water quality sampling! Seize the opportunity to use our state of the art water quality probe to record vital data regarding our local water composition. Water pH, oxygen levels, temperature and other parameters can have a huge impact on the quality of our waterways and on the creatures that depend on them for survival. The Water Quality program collects monthly readings at select locations in order to assess the changing…

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Water Quality – Austinville

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to assess the health of our waterways through water quality sampling! Seize the opportunity to use our state of the art water quality probe to record vital data regarding our local water composition. Water pH, oxygen levels, temperature and other parameters can have a huge impact on the quality of our waterways and on the creatures that depend on them for survival. Through the collection of monthly readings, the Water Quality program assesses the changing quality of our…

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Water Quality – Coomera

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Learn how to assess the health of our waterways through water quality sampling! Seize the opportunity to use our state of the art water quality probe to record vital data regarding our local water composition. Water pH, oxygen levels, temperature and other parameters can have a huge impact on the quality of our waterways and on the creatures that depend on them for survival. The Water Quality program collects monthly readings at select locations in order to assess the changing…

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Water Quality – Currumbin and Tallebudgera

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to assess the health of our waterways through water quality sampling! Seize the opportunity to use our state of the art water quality probe to record vital data regarding our local water composition. Water pH, oxygen levels, temperature and other parameters can have a huge impact on the quality of our waterways and on the creatures that depend on them for survival. The Water Quality program collects monthly readings at select locations in order to assess the changing…

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Cane Toad Challenge Workshop

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are excited to announce our first workshop event! The event will be held on; Monday 30th September 6.30pm - 8.00pm at KDV SportĀ 221 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211 Spaces will be limited so you must REGISTER. Food and drinks will be available to puchase at the event! Please arrive at 6.30pm to sign in and order your dinner which you can sit and eat while we conduct the presentation and Q&A session. The presentation will explain how to…

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October 2019

Waterbugs and Water Quality Survey – Coomera

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Waterbug and Water Quality Survey Learn how to assess the health of our waterways by foraging for waterbugs! You may not have noticed before, but our rivers and creeks are home to hundreds of different species of waterbugs! Some of these waterbugs are very sensitive to pollution and so through their presence or absence, we are able to determine whether a particular waterway is healthy or not. The data collected is nationally recognised and is shared with our local councils…

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Waterbugs & Water Quality – Coomera

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Waterbug and Water Quality Survey Learn how to assess the health of our waterways by foraging for waterbugs! You may not have noticed before, but our rivers and creeks are home to hundreds of different species of waterbugs! Some of these waterbugs are very sensitive to pollution and so through their presence or absence, we are able to determine whether a particular waterway is healthy or not. The data collected is nationally recognised and is shared with our local councils…

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Gold Coast Seagrass Survey – Wavebreak Site 2

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Seagrass survey We need volunteers with a passion for environmental science and the preservation of our coastal environments to assist us in our vital work monitoring seagrass meadows on the Gold Coast!Seagrass is an important food source for many of our iconic ocean creatures such as dugongs, turtles and seahorses! It is also an ecosystem engineer balancing heavy-metals, pollutants and nutrients levels and stabilising sediment to prevent coastal erosion. We are alarmed at the rate of disappearance of seagrass globally…

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Seagrass Survey – Wavebreak Site 3

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Seagrass Survey We need volunteers with a passion for environmental science and the preservation of our coastal environments to assist us in our vital work monitoring seagrass meadows on the Gold Coast!Seagrass is an important food source for many of our iconic ocean creatures such as dugongs, turtles and seahorses! It is also an ecosystem engineer balancing heavy-metals, pollutants and nutrients levels and stabilising sediment to prevent coastal erosion. We are alarmed at the rate of disappearance of seagrass globally…

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Seagrass Survey – South Stradbroke Island Site 1

October 27 @ 11:45 am - 3:45 pm

Seagrass Survey - South Stradbroke Island We need volunteers with a passion for environmental science and the preservation of our coastal environments to assist us in our vital work monitoring seagrass meadows on the Gold Coast!Seagrass is an important food source for many of our iconic ocean creatures such as dugongs, turtles and seahorses! It is also an ecosystem engineer balancing heavy-metals, pollutants and nutrients levels and stabilising sediment to prevent coastal erosion. We are alarmed at the rate of…

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Gold Coast Seagrass Survey – South Stradbroke Island Site 2

October 28 @ 12:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Seagrass Survey - South Strabroke Island We need volunteers with a passion for environmental science and the preservation of our coastal environments to assist us in our vital work monitoring seagrass meadows on the Gold Coast!Seagrass is an important food source for many of our iconic ocean creatures such as dugongs, turtles and seahorses! It is also an ecosystem engineer balancing heavy-metals, pollutants and nutrients levels and stabilising sediment to prevent coastal erosion. We are alarmed at the rate of…

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Gold Coast Seagrass Survey – Tallebudgera creek

October 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seagrass Survey - Tallebudgera creek We need volunteers with a passion for environmental science and the preservation of our coastal environments to assist us in our vital work monitoring seagrass meadows on the Gold Coast!Seagrass is an important food source for many of our iconic ocean creatures such as dugongs, turtles and seahorses! It is also an ecosystem engineer balancing heavy-metals, pollutants and nutrients levels and stabilising sediment to prevent coastal erosion. We are alarmed at the rate of disappearance…

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November 2019

Waterbugs &Water Quality – Currumbin

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Waterbug & Water Quality Survey Learn how to assess the health of our waterways by foraging for waterbugs! You may not have noticed before, but our rivers and creeks are home to hundreds of different species of waterbugs! Some of these waterbugs are very sensitive to pollution and so through their presence or absence, we are able to determine whether a particular waterway is healthy or not. The data collected is nationally recognised and is shared with our local councils…

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Waterbugs & Water Quality – Tallebudgera

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Waterbug and Water Quality Survey Learn how to assess the health of our waterways by foraging for waterbugs! You may not have noticed before, but our rivers and creeks are home to hundreds of different species of waterbugs! Some of these waterbugs are very sensitive to pollution and so through their presence or absence, we are able to determine whether a particular waterway is healthy or not. The data collected is nationally recognised and is shared with our local councils…

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