Festival Events

South Coast Festival of Birds & Biodiversity: Jan - April 2020

MAIN EVENT: Festival of Birds and Biodiversity Symposium 

8.30am – 12.30pm, Fri 13 March 2020
$10 Entry

Carbon Offset Funding For On-Farm Revegetation Open Forum

Cranbrook: Mon 24 Feb 2020
12pm – 4pm

Ongerup: Tue 25 Feb 2020
8.30am – 1pm

Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/BIDDY

Denmark Bird Talks

Presented by Denmark Bird Group

Thursday 20 Feb
2pm – 4pm

The Garden Room, Denmark CRC

To register contact Brad Kneebone on 9848 2233 or email [email protected]

Poster for Soil Microscopy Workshops

Soil Microscopy Workshops


Breathing Life Into Boodja

Film showing (following the Ongerup Carbon Funding Seminar)

Tuesday 25 Feb 2020
1.15pm – 3.00pm

Yongernow Australian Malleefowl Centre, Jaekel St, Ongerup

RSVP: Rebecca Brady at Yongergnow [email protected]

Shorebird ID Workshop - Denmark

Workshop with Birdlife’s Dr Vicki Stokes

Thursday 27 Feb
2pm – 5pm

Gallery Room, Denmark CRC

South Coast Shorebird ID Field Trip

Field Trip to Wilson Inlet

Friday 28 Feb
8am – 11am

Meet at the Gazebo opposite IGA Express next to the Denmark River. Alternatively meet at Morley Beach at 8.30am near the shorebirds sign.

Feathered Fishers and Others - Art Exhibition

Artworks by Sylvia Harrison at WA Museum Albany

Sat 29 Feb – Sun 29 March
Open 10am – 4pm daily

Event Opening: 2pm Saturday 29 Feb

Albany Shorebird ID Workshop

Come and learn about the amazing world of shorebirds with Birdlife’s Vicki Stokes

9.30am – 11.30am, Tues 3 March
38 Graham St, Albany

Register at https://shorebirds-albany2020.eventbrite.com.au

Science communication - in the era of climate change and denial

ABC science communicator Robyn Williams shares his experiences communicating science in a time of profound implications for our planet and humanity.

Monday 9 March


Gondwana Link Field Trip

2 Day Bird and Eco-Restoration Field Trip to special Gondwana Link sites near Boxwood Hill 

Friday 13 March – Sunday 15 March


Sunsmart Albany Kite Fiesta

Kite making and kite flying fun!

10am – 4pm Sun 29 March
ANZAC Peace Park, Albany Foreshore


Living Wetlands of Walpole Wilderness

With Professor Pierre Horwitz, Research Student Jess Bruce and Plaxy Barratt (BirdLife WA’s Wetland Officer)

Wednesday 8 April
8.45am – 5pm

Bandicoots, Birds and Eco-restoration

A Citizen Science Ecological Monitoring Project

Balingup Sanctuary:
1pm Thurs 16 Jan – 11am Mon 20 Jan

BIRDLIFE Australia Outings


Chingarrup Bio Blitz

5 Day Event: Citizen Science Flora, Fauna and Eco-restoration Project

Fri 24 Jan – Tues 28 Jan

Meet the Birds Along the Kalgan River

8am – 11am Sun 16 Feb

For Further Information

Basil Schur
0429 481 019
[email protected]

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.