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WED Festival 2021
In support of the Sunshine Coast Environment Council's
we're celebrating World Environment Day by appreciating and caring for the birds.
theme "Ecosystem Restoration"
Bringing the Birdsong Back
10th - 17th June
Caroling magpies and laughing kookaburras...
what a joy their song is!
Birds are integral to healthy ecosystems. There's much we can do in our own backyards to lessen our impact on their survival and actively support their role in the environment.
Join us for a program of activities in which we'll celebrate and appreciate birds while learning, creating and enjoying the beautiful bushland setting of the Botanic Gardens.
The Exhibition Space in the Arts & Ecology Centre will be open 10am - 2pm every day
There you can visit the Friends' Display
Care for the Environment: Support the Gardens
Find out about volunteering, getting into native plants and wildlife, participating in nature-based workshops, learning to propagate and more.
You can also meet artist in residence,
as she works in an Open Studio on her project
'Abstracting the Gardens'
Libby's experimenting with recording birdsong in watercolour. Yes, watercolour!
She's keen to show you her results so far.
Don't miss out on Libby's Workshops! Book early.
Friday 11th June 10am - 2pm
Sunday 13th June 10am - 11.30am
Tuesday 15th June
'Trees for Change' Guided Walk
10am - 11am
From climate change to personal well-being, there are local species we can use to improve our natural, social and personal environments.
This guided walk takes a new look at trees, exploring their role in helping us make small changes for big reasons.
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