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Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Statewide

19 October 2020 - 25 February 2020

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity for all-ages that involves observing and counting the birds that live near you – whether that’s in your garden, the local park, a beach or even your…

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Talk

No qualms about quantum theory

South

26 February 2020

Quantum theory has been singularly successful in the almost one-hundred years since its foundations were laid by Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, Max Born, Paul Dirac, and others. Nevertheless, there is a…

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Talk

Making Art with Maths and Evolution

South

25 February 2020

See how mathematics and evolution can create art with international guest Professor Daniel Ashlock. Many mathematical processes can create complex and potentially artistic images. These same processes can also create an unpleasant mess and, typically,…

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Festival

Kids Love Science @ Love Living Locally

South

23 February 2020

Love Living Locally is returning to the Community Hub in 2020 and will showcase some fun and family-friendly science activities in the Kids Love Science tent! This is a free community gathering to celebrate living…

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Workshop

Plan a Native Garden

South

23 February 2020

Go for a walk with the Head Gardener and discuss landscaping tips, plant selection, simple soil analysis, pruning and more! Learn why planting a native garden is so important to our local environment. Afternoon tea…

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Talk

Ngaire Hobbins presents Live it Up

North

23 February 2020

Ngaire Hobbins is a widely experienced dietician specialising in brain health beyond middle age. Ngaire’s main focus in on alerting older people to their unique nutrition needs, helping them minimise physical and cognitive decline. She…

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Event

Summer Moulting Lagoon Bird Count

North West

18 February 2020

Be a citizen scientist while providing valuable information about changes that may occur to the local bird population. Information on what to bring and registration can be found at the link below. Please call 0457…

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Talk

Hobart Fire Forum

South

13 February 2020

The bushfire crisis unfolding on the mainland has highlighted the need to change the way we deal with bushfires, climate change and risk. The Australia Institute and the new Independent Science Council of Tasmania is…

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Workshop

WildTracker Workshop

North

8 February 2020

Be part of WildTracker, an exciting citizen science project that identifies wildlife hotspots! This workshop for landholders in the Longford and Carrick areas will provide an opportunity to learn some wildlife survey skills and discuss…

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Event

Science in the Pub: Fire

South

6 February 2020

  #scipubfire – find out the science behind Australia’s unprecedented bush fires. Details TBC Please note: the venue has moved to the Black Buffalo Hotel. Why attend Science in the Pub? Do you really need…

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Flight Lines

South

5 February 2020

A stunning work of narrative non-fiction about the extraordinary migratory shorebirds, combining personal narrative, vivid imagery, and fascinating new science. Andrew follows these shorebirds from Australia’s southern ocean to the Arctic and back, exploring the…

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Event

World Wetlands Day

North

2 February 2020

Join Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife to celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020, which is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. World Wetlands Day is a chance for the international community, in unity, to celebrate the…

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