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8 Environmental Adventures in Brisbane

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by Lucy (subscribe)
Welcome to Lucy's collection of ideas and adventures designed to inspire others to get off the couch and explore our local environment.
Event: -
Meet "Binderella" and maybe some koalas
There are some super fun environmental adventures scheduled at Moreton Bay's environment centres over the September School Holidays 2012.
Bookings are essential online or by phone (3205 0555), so get in early for these popular outdoor activities.

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Bat Box at CREEC, Burpengary


Kids vs Nature:
Mon. 24th September, 9am - 11.30am
CREEC Environment Centre, $2 per child
Learn all about bush survival - what to do when you encounter a snake, how to build a bush stretcher, navigation, bush safety and wildlife identification etc.

No Tree, No Me and Koala "Bears" Picnic
Tues, 25th September, 9.30am - 11.30am
Osprey House Environment Centre, $2 per child
Learn all about Michelle the koala and her baby during "Save the Koala Month." Bring your favorite stuffed native toy animal for morning tea with the resident koalas.

Great Waste Race and Eco Challenge:
Wed, 26th Septmeber, 10.30am - 12 noon
CREEC Environment Centre, $2 per child
Join "Binderella" dressed in her Garbage Couture Ballgown styled from plastic bags, CDs and onion bags. There will be eco-challenges to educate and entertain.

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Waste collected from Moreton Bay


Fun with Feathered Friends:
Thurs. 27th September, 9.30am - 11.30am
Osprey House Environment Centre, $2 per child
Grab your binoculars, peek through telescopes to see many different migratory and residential bird species, and of course some Osprey.

Junior Rangers on Patrol:
Fri. 28th September, and Mon. 1 October, 9.30am - 11.30am
Kumbartcho Environment Centre, $2 per child
Join Ranger Kim on her rounds of the sanctuary. Learn about native plant and animal species, pot your own plant from the nursery and maybe spot the resident koala. Read a review of this activity here.

Traditional Indigenous Games Fun:
Tues. 2 October, 9.30am - 11.30am
Kumbartcho Environment Centre, $2 per child
Learn to play some fun traditional games Aboriginal children used to help them gain skills to be excellent hunters in times long ago.

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Artwork @ CREEC


Crazy Craft and Nature Walk:
Wed. 3 October, 9.30am - 12 noon
Osprey House Environment Centre, $2 per child
Create your own environmental original, then investigate the mangroves to see native animals in their homes. See Michelle the koala and her baby and maybe an Osprey family.

Things that go bump in the night:
Frid. 5 October, 7pm - 9pm
CREEC Environment Centre, $2 per child
BYO torch and follow the local trails to spot some amazing nocturnal wildlife.
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When: September School Holidays 2012
Phone: 3205 0555
Where: Moreton Bay Environment Centres, CREEC, Kumbartcho Sanctuary and Osprey House
Cost: $2 per child
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