South Coast Festival of Birds & Biodiversity 2019
The 2019 Festival of Birds & Biodiversity will take place over the months of January and 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.
MAIN EVENT: Festival of Birds Symposium – Friday 15 March 2019
This will be held at UWA Albany – Albany, featuring high powered speakers including Professor Steve Hopper, Dr Nic Dunlop, Sarah Comer, Angela Sanders and others. Includes Panel and Discussions.
Other events in Albany and other South Coast locations in 2019 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 Gondwana Wetland project 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.