21–23 September 2015

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre • Western Australia

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Pre Conference Cruise

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Pre-conference cruise hosted by the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council

Join Bob Pond from the Department of Water, award winning nature photographer David Rennie and Birdlife WA for a pre-conference cruise that will provide a water based experience of the Peel Inlet and internationally recognised Creery Wetlands. A habitat haven for up to 100,000 waterbirds and over 80 species of birds, including 20 species of migratory shorebirds that visit between the months of October and March.

Coordinator of the Peel Waterways Centre in Mandurah, Bob Pond has been involved in estuary and water monitoring, catchment management activities, impact assessment and land use planning for the Peel Region since 1999. Learn more about estuary management and water quality as he draws on his vast experiences of water catchment management in the Region.

David Rennie is one of Australia’s foremost nature photographers and winner of the prestigious Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year 2013. An advocate for conserving our wilderness areas, share David’s personal accounts of capturing art in nature and the passion for ‘his beloved Mandurah Wetlands.

Birdlife WA members are committed to working for the enjoyment, study and conservation of Australia’s birds and play a major role in NRM in the Peel-Harvey Catchment. Discover through their wisdom and enthusiasm, the richness of the birdlife that reside and visits the Peel Inlet and its valuable Wetlands areas. Bring your binoculars and thirst for first-hand knowledge from these devoted community members.

Tour Details

Monday 21 September
11.15am boarding for 11.30am departure, returning 2.30pm
Departure and return:
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre Jetty
Lunch, soft beverages
$115 (inclusive of GST)
Please note: minimum numbers are required. If lack of numbers results in tour cancellation, delegates will be advised and tour payments will be refunded.
Platinum Sponsor:
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10 July 2015 
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7 August 2015
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