Logan Eco Forum

Friday, 27th Oct 2017 9:00am-4:00pm

Join renowned wildlife photographer Steve Parish, Discovery Channel’s snake handler-extraordinaire Julie Baker and other acclaimed nature presenters and environmental leaders at the inaugural Logan Eco Forum. The free event, with workshops, performances and interactive activities for all ages and interests, will explore the many ways we can connect to nature and the many benefits a relationship with the environment brings. From encouraging children to play in nature to enhancing wellbeing through conservation to sustainable living, everyone is welcome to come along and contribute ideas and experiences as well as take part in a wide range of hands-on fun events exploring how we are Connecting to Nature. Where: Beenleigh Events Centre 1 Kent Street Beenleigh • • When: Friday October 27, 2017 • Time: 9am - 4pm Guest Speakers: • Professor Ian Lowe – Community activism: helping to shape a sustainable future • Professor Ralf Buckley - Valuing biodiversity through the medium of its effect on human mental health • Hyahno Moser from Nature Play QLD - Do children want to play in nature anymore? • Steve Parish - A life Connected to Nature -photography presentation • Anne Cleary - Understanding our Nature Connection • Julie Baker - Julie's journey as a snake handler and how it enriched her life in several ways. • Story time with Yugambeh - Join Karang as he takes you on a journey deep into the past, to discover the Yugambeh Night Bird Dreaming. This live-action traditional performance brings to life the story of the wise owl, Karang, and the sneaky night bird, Jinir-Jinir. Bookings are essential as places are limited. Book at https://loganecoforum.eventbrite.com.au

Event information

Date and time:
Friday, 27th Oct 2017 9:00am-4:00pm

Location:
Beenleigh Events Centre

Street address:
1 Kent St, Beenleigh

Admission:
Free

Contact name:
Environment Waste and Water Management Dept.

Contact phone:
07 3412 3412

Contact email:
karryn@sequelpr.com

Organisation:
Sequel PR

Website link:
http://www.logan.qld.gov.au/environment-water-and-waste/environmental-programs/logan-eco-forum

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