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Seasonal Walks Through Kingborough’s Reserves

South

24 March 2022 - 8 December 2022

Gentle rambles through Kingborough’s reserves with a guide from Council’s Natural Areas Team Autumn: Thursday 24 March Winter: Thursday 30 June Spring: Thursday 29 September Summer: Thursday 8 December For information and bookings phone: 6211…

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Kids

Discover Nature’s Recyclers

South

22 April 2022 - 12 July 2022

Meet the world of decomposers and how the Resource Tip Shop helps reduce waste that nature’s recyclers cannot. This event is for 5 yrs +. By the end of this activity children will use reclaimed materials…

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Event

SIP’s Biodiversity Day Art Contest and Exhibition

South

22 May 2022 - 8 June 2022

To celebrate biodiversity this year the Sustainability Team at UTAS is hosting an Art Contest with the theme: “Biodiversity in water and on land: we see, we care, we protect”. From drawings to sculptures, both 2D…

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Talk

Using DNA to Defend Antarctica from Alien Invasion

South

26 May 2022

Thanks to the pandemic, terms such as PCR-testing, genome sequencing, and even the idea of screening sewage for viral genetic material are now common-place. Laurence has been using the DNA left behind in rivers, lakes,…

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Event

Where? Where? Wedge!

Statewide

27 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

Join 2022’s Where? Where? Wedgie! and help conserve Tasmania’s birds of prey! Are Wedge-tailed eagle numbers recovering, stable or continuing the suspected decline? You can help find out and guide conservation action, by joining in…

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Workshop

Young Tassie Scientists Information Session

South

27 May 2022

Join this year’s Young Tassie Scientists, share your interest in science, and build your science communication skills. Each August, a group of young STEM researchers (Honours, PhD students and early career STEM professionals) travel throughout…

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Festival

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2022

Statewide

8 June 2022 - 31 August 2022

SCINEMA is an international science film festival, the largest in the southern hemisphere, providing a platform for professional, amateur and student filmmakers to showcase their science films, from dramas to documentaries, animations or epic natural…

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Talk

Security Challenges of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

South

16 June 2022

This is a major seminar to explore Australia’s security challenges in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. The seminar will include expert presentations, Q&A, and an in-depth panel session.

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Talk

Little bird of lutruwita: Saving Tasmania’s forty-spotted pardalote

South

19 June 2022

Once found on King Island and the eastern half of Tasmania, the forty-spotted pardalote is one of only ten Australian bird species now extinct from over 90% of its former range. Listed as Endangered on…

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Lecture

Identifying the Source with Forensic Science – a public lecture by Dr Charles Connor

North

26 June 2022

DNA profiling is currently considered the gold standard in human identification. But just how reliable is DNA profiling, and Forensic Science in general, and should the public have any reason for concern about what is…

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Kids

Play and Create

South

11 July 2022

Join Recycle Create Play and make musical instruments from everyday objects that would otherwise end up in waste while learning about recycling and how musical instruments work. Suitable for ages 5 – 10 yrs. Children…

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