Events

Birdwatching With Peter Menkhorst 

Join best-selling co-author of The Australian Bird Guide and distinguished Australian Ecologist, Peter Menkhorst as he leads an informative and interactive bird-watching tour of the City of Wagga Wagga’s newest eco-attraction, the Marrambidya Wetlands.

Transformed from disused treatment ponds, the Marrambidya Wetland now provides habitat for migratory and non-migratory birds, including ducks, waders, grebes, plovers, herons plus many other water frequenting birds.

This activity is designed for ages 16 and above

WHEN: Saturday 7 April, 7am to 10am

WHERE: Marrambidya Wetlands, 100 Narrung Street, Wagga Wagga

COST: $35

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Wagga Civic Theatre or Wagga Civic Theatre Booking Office

ACTIVE ACTIVITY LEVEL: Well-paced walking tour with intermittent breaks

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING: A set of binoculars

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Birdwatching For Beginners: Tips & Tricks, Presented By Peter Menkhorst

If you're looking for a hobby that will stimulate your brain, get you out in the fresh air, give you the opportunity to meet likeminded people and make you aware of the world around you, then bird watching (birding) could be just the thing for you!

Learn practical birdwatching tips and take away proven advice from the best-selling co-author of The Australian Bird Guide and distinguished Australian Ecologist, Peter Menkhorst.

WHAT: Public talk by Australian Ecologist, Peter Menkhorst

WHEN: Saturday 7 April, 1pm to 2pm

WHERE: Council Meeting Room, Civic Centre, Corner Baylis & Morrow Streets

COST: $10

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Wagga Civic Theatre or Wagga Civic Theatre Booking Office

Spotlighting Walk Of Wilks Park, North Wagga Wagga

Come on a night-time adventure with Council’s Environmental Officers as they go spotlighting for nocturnal animals. Nestled alongside the Murrumbidgee River just moments from the Wagga Wagga CBD, Wilks Park is home to species such as the Barn Owl, Southern Boobook Owl, Tawny Frogmouth, Common Brushtail Possum, Common Ringtail Possum and the threatened Squirrel Glider.

This activity is designed for ages 12 and above. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

WHEN: Friday 20 April, 7pm to 8.30pm

WHERE: Wilks Park, Hampden Avenue, North Wagga Wagga

MEETING POINT: Wilks Park Amenities Block

ACTIVE ACTIVITY LEVEL: Well-paced walking tour with intermittent breaks

COST: Free admission

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Contact Kristin Quirk on 6926 9304 or quirk.kristin@wagga.nsw.gov.au

WHAT YOU NEED TO WEAR: Warm clothes, enclosed shoes and bring a torch.

Nature Walk along the Levee Wiradjuri Walking Track

Popular with bushwalkers, runners, bike riders and nature enthusiasts, the Wiradjuri Walking Track covers around 42 kilometres, circling much of the city and exploring riverbanks, hilltops and everything in-between.

Join Council’s Environmental Officer, Tony Phelps on a low-impact walk as he weaves his way along 1.5km of the levee, stopping occasionally to impart interesting facts about local flora & fauna and Aboriginal history.

WHEN: Friday 27 April, 9am to 10am

WHAT: 1.5km walk from Lonergan Place to the Visitor Information Centre

MEETING PLACE: Lonergan Place, Wagga Wagga

ACTIVE ACTIVITY LEVEL: Well-paced walking tour with intermittent breaks 

COST: Free admission

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Contact Kristin Quirk on 6926 9304 or quirk.kristin@wagga.nsw.gov.au


Kerbside Waste Collection

Your new kerbside waste service commences 2 April 2018.  To learn about the new service visit the yourwaste.com.au website.


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