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Logan Eco Forum - FREE Event

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by May Cross (subscribe)
I'm a writer, artist and keen photographer living in Brisbane.
Event:
Connect to Nature
Join renowned wildlife photographer Steve Parish (my hero), as well as Discovery Channel's snake handler extraordinaire Julie Baker and other acclaimed nature presenters and environmental leaders at the inaugural Logan Eco Forum.

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River View (image by writer)


The free event, with workshops, performances and interactive activities for all ages and interests, will explore the many ways you 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, participants will be able to contribute ideas and experiences on how as a community we can lead the way in Connecting to Nature.

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Hoverfly (image by writer)


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?
Anne Cleary - Understanding our Nature Connection
Julie Baker - Her journey as a snake handler and how it enriched her life in several ways.
Steve Parish OAM - A Life Connected to Nature - photography presentation

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One for the Snake Handler (image by writer)


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 here

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Pole Duck (image by writer)


Join in for a day of knowledge sharing and networking where you can delve into the many ways we can connect to nature and how this benefits us as individuals and as a community. Throughout the day there will be guest speakers and workshops running including professional wildlife photographer Steve Parish presenting on " A Life Connected to Nature".

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Rosella (image by writer)


Steve Parish OAM
Steve is an award-winning photographer, educator and publisher and I am sure that all Australians will be familiar with his beautiful images. He is a passionate naturalist who connects people, especially children, to nature, through his inspirational, life-enhancing photos of Australia's unique wildlife, flora, landscapes and places, presented to his audiences through workshops, public talks and publications. He is a champion of the protection of wildlife and the natural environment and promoting the natural history of our ecosystems.

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Skippy (image by writer)


Where: Beenleigh Events Centre
When: Friday 27 October 2017
Time: 9am to 4pm

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Trees in Logan (image by writer)


This event is free and run by Logan City Council. Bookings essential.
Please click here for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.

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White Bellied Sea Eagle (image by writer)

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Why? To be inspired by Steve Parish
When: Friday 27 October 9am to 4pm
Phone: 07 3412 4491.
Where: Beenleigh Events Centre, 1 Kent St, Beenleigh
Cost: FREE
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Wow May, you are one awesome photographer!
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