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Events – Noosa & District Landcare

You can book your seat at Noosa & District Landcare events online.

Select the event that you are interested in from the list below, click ‘Book Today’ and follow the booking process for that event.

If you are booking more than one person into an event, please note that you will need to do a separate booking for each person.

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FUNGI IN YOUR SOIL

15 February 2018
with Dr Sandra Tuszynska, Fungal Mycologist
& Dr Marina Alonso, Soil Microbiologist

These highly motivated women will be wowing us with how microbes and fungi can change our world! Sandra is passionate about biodiversity conservation and is currently working on myco-remediation projects. Marina is passionate about sharing her knowledge of soils and microbes and has recently been working with Noosa Landcare.

Completed

WAR ON WASTE IN ACTION

15 March 2018
with Emma Menzies
Waste Education Officer, Noosa Council

Confused about what goes in what bin? What do I do with e-waste? What is a soft plastic? How do I recycle waxed cardboard? Emma Menzies from Noosa Council will be able to answer these questions about the recycle/reuse systems of our garbage within the Noosa Shire.

Completed

FRESHWATER ECOLOGY

19 April 2018
with Dr Tim Howell, Freshwater Ecologist & Phil Moran, General Manager, Noosa & District Landcare

Our freshwater specialists are back by popular demand! Come and hear the dynamic duo, Tim and Phil, as they regale us with knowledge of water, water quality, what lives in it and, most importantly, how we can look after it.

Completed

SAVE YOUR SOIL

17 May 2018
with Peter Davies, Associate Lecturer, University of the Sunshine Coast

How can we keep our soil healthy and in place?
Peter is back to keep us up to date on how we can maintain soil health in situ, keep different soil types productive by looking at their composition, and find out where they come from.

Completed

THREATENED PLANT SPECIES

21 June 2018
with Liam Scanlan & Owen Snowden
Staff, Noosa & District Landcare

Owen and Liam have brought to Noosa Landcare’s nursery a wealth of knowledge and experience. Join us as they chat about an important project they are working on in partnership with Noosa Council—protection of the Threatened, Near-endangered, Vulnerable or Near-threatened plant species of the Noosa Shire.

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HEAL YOUR SOIL THE FUNGI WAY

19 July 2018
with Dr Sandra Tuszynska, Environmental Mycologist

Micorrhiza … Micor what?

Come and join Fun-Gal Sandra to learn and ask about fascinating fungi, and its vital role in soil health.

Sandra is passionate about bio-diversity conservation and is currently working on myco-remediation projects that will ultimately clean up and improve Australian soils.

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WHAT IS NOOSA COUNCIL UP TO

16 August 2018
Speaker to be confirmed

Are you a nature-loving Noosa Shire resident? Come along for an overview of what the Noosa Council is up to in its environmental work, such as town planning, conservation nature reserve planning, feral pest control and more. A great opportunity to bring along any questions!

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PINBARREN ROCKS

20 September 2018
with Alexander Slade, Geoscientist, Queensland DNRME *

The Pinbarren region is a unique, ancient and beautiful landscape. Alex has extensive knowledge of the special geological history of Pinbarren and surrounds, and is keen to share it. So come and take a step back in time ….
* Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

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WHAT’S THE BUZZ IN KIN KIN

18 October 2018
with Chris Fuller, Kin Kin Native Bees

A hive of Australian native stingless bees is a must for any avid backyard veggie grower, market gardener or hobby farmer. They will pollinate your fruit trees and veggies, but won’t sting you in the process! You and your children can get up close to watch them going about their business. Join Chris to explore the enchanting world of the native bee.

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END OF THE CANE TOAD?

15 November 2018
with Rob Capon, Professorial Research Fellow, University of Queensland, Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Toads! They are a nightmare for all of us, especially those who love our native wildlife. They pose a real threat through their toxin or competition for habitat and food. Join us to learn about an innovative cane toad tadpole trapping technology that uses a natural toad pheromone to lure toad tadpoles into a trap. Rob will also tell us about the Cane Toad Challenge, a community engagement and citizen science program.

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