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Bird Week Alert from Grainne

A quick email to shamelessly promote BirdLife Australia’s Bird Week which will begin on 19th October and finish 25th October. During the week there will be a VOTE for Australia’s best neighbourly bird, with 52 making the national list of contenders. Hooded Plover made the list because if you live coastally then it’s likely you encounter this bird! Please visit www.birdlife.org.au/birdvote to cast your
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Estuaries Unmasked night seminar_November 13_Torquay

Estuaries Unmasked Night Seminar 2013_Torquay Dear all   For your information and attendance should you wish.   Please let others know and apologies for any cross postings.   Cheers Maddie   Maddie Glynn Manager Community Liaison and Education Barwon Coast Jetty Road, Barwon Heads Ph: 03 5254 1118 Mob: 0400 931 893   C/Post Office, Barwon Heads  VIC 3227 Fax: 03 5254 2762


October 23rd Geelong Sustainability Drinks Event

Back a real winner on Geelong Cup Day


Marine Matters Issue 15

Issue 15 of Marine Matters is now available!   This issue features: -         Satellite ocean colour data gets a freshen up, revealing higher levels of Phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean -         New National Reference Station biogeochemical database -         What Zooplankton is that? The first taxonomic guide and atlas to Australian zooplankton -         AATAMS national workshop 2013 registrations open -         Lucinda Jetty Observatory back on line -         Hide and seek game for
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Great Victorian Fish Count 2013 – it’s nearly time again


Marine Conservation Forum information

Marine_Statement_Web Introduction to Key Statement Marine_Statement_Web Hi All, Please find attached for your information, consideration,  and promotion a directions statement on marine conservation prepared following a recent IUCN marine forum in Melbourne. This attempts to describe the record of significant marine conservation achievements in Australia, and the current and future challenges that need to be addressed. Your continued support and passion for marine environmental
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The Great White Shark – a different perspective.

http://www.foxcrawl.com/2013/03/05/video-shark-whisperer-ocean-ramsey-swims-with-great-whites/     Jeremy Tscharke Parks Victoria Ranger In Charge Bairnsdale Workcentre. Phone: 51520671


Marine Care Ricketts point

I hope you all find something of interest here folks. If the weather doesnt improve soon we may soon take up wind surfing instead of diving… Regards Ray   Convener – Citizen Science c/- Marine Care Ricketts Point Inc, PO Box 7365, Beaumaris,  Victoria, 3193 Raymond V Lewis OAM, CEO Greypath Pty Ltd, 1/16 Crawford St, Cheltenham, Vic, 3192 Home Tel 03 9515 3788,  Mobile 0408
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Beware Reef Booklet

Beware Reef Content Dear All, Please find attached for your information and enjoyment  a great new publication from the Friends of Beware Reef in East Gippsland.Containing a wealth of original colour images, species notes, and general info on the Marine Sanctuary, this is a great guide for all those of you love Victorian marine life.Congrats to FoBR (Don,  John,  and Al) and the Parks
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Forum – Coal, Shale & Gas

An Invitation: Policy Forum – Coal Seam and Shale and Gas at : Deakin University Click below for details http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a9e94c37d632419f4e112222f&id=53321fefc0&e=9a2d95c7a8 RSVP Thursday 3 October, 2013 please email Ms Jo Collins jo.collins@deakin.edu.au or phone (03) 5227 1464