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Lecture

A Brave New Plant Biosecurity System

North

22 May 2022

Technology and innovation are revolutionizing how we manage the rapidly increasing threats from exotic pests and diseases to our agriculture, environment, and amenity. From powerful data gathering and big data analysis that generates advance warnings…

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Kids

School Holiday Program – The Art of Nature

North

29 April 2022

Take inspiration from nature to create art using natural materials! This event is for children ages 5–12 years old and is fully supervised.

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Event

Kanamaluka / Tamar Estuary Discovery Day

North

28 April 2022

Tamar NRM invites members of the QVMAG Friends to come on a journey of discovery along a very special waterway, the Kings Meadows Rivulet, as it winds its way towards the Tamar Estuary. Spend a day uncovering…

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Kids

School Holiday Program – Balloon Science

North

26 April 2022

Find out how to blow up a balloon using a chemical reaction! Make balloon-powered cars and rockets! This event is for children ages 5–12 years and is fully supervised.

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Lecture

The Lost Thylacines

North

24 April 2022

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery has a large and significant collection of thylacine specimens, however, many more came into the museum than currently exist in the collection. This presentation will explain the fate of…

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Festival

ECHO Festival

North

8 April 2022 - 10 April 2022

The East Coast Harvest Odyssey, known as ECHO Festival, is back for another year! Hosted in the picturesque wine country on the fringes of Swansea, the 2022 program brings together chefs, winemakers and producers along…

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Talk

“Understanding Early Earth Environments” – Dr Indrani Mukherjee

North

27 March 2022

The transition of a simple cell into a complex one, billions of years ago, is the reason we share the planet with millions of species today. Indrani Mukherjee will be discussing her research, which focuses…

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Talk

‘From Antarctica to Outer Space’ Public Lecture

North

27 February 2022

Antarctica is one of the most extreme and unusual environments on Earth. This presentation will explore the lessons we have learned about human psychological health and performance in Antarctica and how we can apply this…

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Event

Birdlife Tasmania Outing to Native Point Reserve and Windermere Shoreline

North

16 January 2022

BirdLife Tasmania is returning to observe the summer community of birds in Native Point Nature Reserve on the Tamar River, which is good for honeyeaters, birds of prey, forest birds, and waders and waterbirds in…

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Kids

Museum Clue Hunt

North

21 December 2021 - 31 January 2022

Explore the Museum at Inveresk as you search for clues hidden within our collection and exhibitions on display. Find the answer to the final question and enter the competition to go in the running to…

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Talk

“A Double Devil Dilemma” – public lecture by Emeritus Professor Greg Woods

North

28 November 2021

The Royal Society of Tasmania, Northern Branch, invites you to a public lecture by Emeritus Professor Greg Woods. Transmissible cancers are rare. However, Tasmanian devils are dying from two transmissible cancers that comprise Devil Facial…

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Workshop

How to Professionally Pin Butterflies and Moths

North

13 November 2021

Join Museum Collections Officer and expert insect preparator, Simon Fearn, as he demonstrates the methods used to perfectly pin butterflies and moths. Find out about the equipment and consumables needed to prepare and preserve your collection.…

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