South Coast Festival of Birds & Biodiversity 2020
The 2020 Festival of Birds & Biodiversity will take place over the months of January through April. The festival includes an array of entertaining and educational community events showcasing the unique and beautiful bird fauna and biodiversity of the south coast of Western Australia. This year there is also a strong focus on climate action.
MAIN EVENT: Festival of Birds Symposium – Friday 13 March 2020
This will be held at UWA Albany – Albany, featuring high powered speakers including Professor Steve Hopper, Dr Judy Fisher, Vicki Stokes, Dr Dale Roberts and others. Includes Panel and Discussions.
Other events in Albany and other South Coast locations in 2020 include
- Citizen Science and fauna surveys
- Bird outings and walks
- Talks at the Albany Library
- Photography & Art exhibitions & workshops
- Field trip
- Bird Identification
- Film Nights
This Festival is supported by Lotterywest, Museum of the Great Southern, Green Skills, BirdLife WA, UWA- Albany, South Coast NRM, WA Department of Biodiversity, Conservation, and Attractions, Albany Bird Group, Gondwana Link Ltd, Yongergnow Malleefowl Centre, Bush Heritage Australia, Conservation Council of WA & others.
The Green Skills biodiversity program is supported by funding from the Koorabup Trust and South Coast NRM through funding from the Australian Government. Its Balijup project is supported by the Western Australian Government’s State Natural Resource Management Program, supported by Royalties for Regions.