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World Wetlands Day - Shorebirds of the Hunter Estuary
Tue 2 February 2016, 09:45 – 14:45 AEDT
Jointly delivered by WetlandCare Australia, the Australian Wetlands Network, Hunter Bird Observers Club and Office of Environment and Heritage
World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (the Ramsar Convention) in the city of Ramsar, Iran, 1971.
WETLAND SHOREBIRDS WORKSHOP
9:45 am – 3 pm Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016 (World Wetlands Day)
Inviting all land managers, NPWS Staff, Local Government, consultants, bush regenerators, Landcare coordinators and others to DISCOVER, SHARE and LEARN about wetlands ....
The Ramsar Convention and international conventions for shorebird conservation - LOUISE DUFF, WETLANDCARE AUSTRALIA
Shorebirds overview, migration and habitat rehabilitation projects - CHELSEA HANKIN, NICHE ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE
Identification skills development - CHRIS HERBERT, HUNTER BIRD OBSERVERS CLUB
Launch of the Wetlands Knowledge Group - STUART BLANCH, HUNTER WETLAND CENTRE
MORNING TEA AND LUNCH PROVIDED:
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