Free activities for World Environment Day

Published on 26 May 2021

Environment

In the lead up to World Environment Day on Saturday 5 June, Council will be hosting a variety of free environmental and sustainability workshops, talks and a screening of the award-winning film ‘2040’.

The events run from 1-6 June and are online, in Braidwood and in Queanbeyan. Register and find out more about these events at bit.ly/WorldEnviroDayQPRC.

Sustainable Fashion Online Workshop | Tuesday 1 June 11am-12pm online

Join us for a simple, yet powerful way to understand sustainability and transform your wardrobe.

FrogID Bushfire Roadshow hosted by the Australian Museum | Wednesday 2 June 1.30-2.30pm at the Braidwood Servicemens Club

Learn more about the Australian Museum's FrogID project. Find out how frogs are informing drought and bushfire recovery in our region. After the talk, Donna Hazell - frog ecologist - will give us a run down on conservation opportunities for locals, including some of the best apps to use when out and about in your area.

The Mysterious Platypus - QPRC's favourite Monotreme | Friday 4 June 1-2pm online

Join us for an online workshop with Geoff Williams from the Australian Platypus Conservancy and find out more about our fascinating platypus.

Horticultural Heritage Walk | Friday 4 June 9.30-11am around Braidwood

A local expert on Braidwood's flora and fauna, Mary Appleby, will lead you to discover many fine trees that contribute to the town's heritage status. Meet at 9.30am at the Ryrie Park Rotunda.

'2040' World Environment Day Screening | Saturday 5 June 5-7pm at The Q, Queanbeyan

Join us at The Q for World Environment Day. A free screening of the award-winning feature documentary ‘2040’ will run with complimentary popcorn and time for comments and questions.

River Clean-up with Molonglo Conservation Group | Sunday 6 June 10am-12pm in Queanbeyan

Meet us at Queen Elizabeth II Park at 10am before moving on to clean along the banks of the Queanbeyan River. Bring sunscreen, a hat and some gloves and help keep our rivers and waterways clean. There is a free sausage sizzle for all participants.

 

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