|Dates||Sat 6 Nov 2010 - Sun 7 Nov 2010|
|Venue||Camp Constable (Mount Glorious)|
The Rainforest Retreat is coming up fast. If you can't make the whole weekend, you can now book for one day only. Saturday 6 November is $145 including all meals and Sunday 7 November is $115.
The one-day offer is only available by using the PDF booking form at right. Download and complete today.
The Retreat is on the weekend of 6-7 November at Mount Glorious.
It offers a range of rainforest-themed workshops similar to the popular workshops held in 2009 but this time in a rainforest setting. There are talks, walks and the opportunity to mix with other rainforest enthusiasts.
The weekend is fully catered and dormitory accommodation for the Saturday night is included in the cost of registration.
Numbers will be strictly limited and online registrations are now open. Book early to avoid disappointment! Just complete the form below.
Rainforest Retreat Program
Day 1: Saturday 6 November 2010
10-10.30am Keynote: Plant Photography Glenn Leiper, author and photographer of Mangroves to Mountains: A Field Guide to Native Plants of South-Eastern Queensland
10.30-10.45am Address: by Keynote Sponsor Kelvin Davies, CEO, Rainforest Rescue
11.15am-12.30pm Plenary: Rainforest Remnants of South-East Queensland - Fragments of Green Bill McDonald, Principal Botanist Queensland Herbarium and Rainforest Interactive DVD Presentation by Bill McDonald
1.30-5.00pm Concurrent sessions - choose one
Workshop 1 Orchids and Ferns of the Rainforest - Presentation and forest ramble Peter Bostock, Queensland Herbarium
Workshop 2 Birds of the Rainforest - Presentation and forest ramble Dawn Muir, Past President of Birds Queensland
5.00-6.00pm Free time
7.00-9.00pm Geckoes Wildlife Presentations - Animals of the Rainforest Presentation followed by night forest ramble
Day 2: Sunday 7 November 2010
9.00-10.00am Concurrent sessions - choose one
Workshop 3 Gardening with Wet and Dry Rainforest Plants Shealagh Walker, Landscape Architect
Workshop 4 Macro-photography in the Rainforest Robert Whyte and Mark Crocker, Save Our Waterways Now
10.00-10.30 am Morning Tea
10.30am-12noon Concurrent sessions
Workshop 5 Restoration of a severely degraded dry rainforest site in suburban Brisbane using natural regeneration John Lahey
Workshop 6 Fauna of the Rainforest and Habitat Management, Adrian Caneris, Wildlife Expert, Biodiversity Assessment and Management Pty Ltd
1.00-3.00pm Small group botanical walks led by BRAIN walk leaders
3.00-3.30pm Afternoon tea and close
This program was correct at 14 October 2010 but may be subject to change.
Cost includes registration for workshops, meals, morning and afternoon
teas and dormitory accommodation. [Bring your own sheets, blanket and pillow]
$220 per person early bird registration (up to 30 September)
$253 per person full registration (1 October onwards)
- Cheque by post with form to: PO Box 443 The Gap Qld 4061
- PayPal: complete the form below and follow the prompts
- Bank transfer to BSB: 124001 Account Number: 10451148 Account Name: Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN) Inc Reference: use RR, then your name.