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Events in September 2022
Wildlife Painting with Belinda Eldridge (Ellenbrook)
Wildlife Painting with Belinda Eldridge (Ellenbrook)Ellenbrook Community Library90 Main StEllenbrook,
In this workshop led by Belinda Eldridge, participants will paint nature themed wooden discs focusing on wildlife of the Perth hills.
Belinda is well known for her paintings of Australian birds and encourages participants to enjoy creating in her workshops by allowing free expression in a relaxed and supportive environment.
All materials are included in this workshop, and selected pieces of your choice go towards a final group installation artwork for the Ellenbrook Library!
Please note that this program is suitable for ages 6 -10, and is a hands-on painting workshop. Photographs and videos may be taken of the event.
Please book in as spaces are limited. For all inquiries contact Ellenbrook Community Library on (08) 9207 8787.
Thinking Green: Watercolour native flowers (Guildford)
Thinking Green: Watercolour native flowers (Guildford)Guildford Public Library97 James StGuildford,
In the next couple of months, our local bushland will put on a striking display of native flowers. Miriam Gardiner will guide attendees in painting some of these using various watercolour techniques, including painting Everlasting Daises , using watercolours in brush and gouache.
Please book in as spaces are limited. For all inquiries contact Guildford Public Library on (08) 9207 8880.
Please note that this is a program for adults and young people aged 12 and over, and is a hands-on workshop. Photographs and videos may be taken of the event. No prior experience required. All equipment and materials will be provided.
2022 Environmental Practitioner's Forum: Sharing experiences in environmental practice
2022 Environmental Practitioner's Forum: Sharing experiences in environmental practiceLeederville Function Centre-Leederville Oval246 Vincent Street,Leederville,
This event aims to be of interest to the entire environmental practitioner community including students, not-for-profits and community groups, agribusiness, remote and rural organisations, professionals from all industries and the public sector.
$250 Non-members, $200 EIANZ members, $100 students and NFP's.
Fermentation Workshop with Edith
Fermentation Workshop with EdithPerth City Farm1 City Farm PlaceEast Perth,
Fermentation is great for gut health, preserving excess garden produce and adding flavour to your diet. This workshop is hands on and will share the process of lacto-fermentation and how to do it step by step. Your Instructor Edith will cover:
Overview of the lacto fermentation process
How to ferment safely and what to watch out for
Basic equipment to acquire
Hands on making of:
Overview of other simple ferments to try
Tastings of these and other fermented products
Leave with a jar of Sauerkraut or kimchi, a kombucha scoby, a recipe book and the knowledge to make much more at home.
Most equipment and materials are provided, but please bring 1x 750 and 1x 250ml clean glass jars for your products.
We strongly recommend wearing masks for all our indoor workshops. Our weekly farmer's market will be in full swing during your workshop, so it's worth arriving a little early to check out the stalls and maybe buy some fresh produce.
Perth City Farm is a community urban farm that supports connected, sustainable communities. Established on a former industrial site in East Perth, this polluted site has been lovingly rehabilitated by volunteers to become a Western Australian icon for environmental sustainability and community engagement. We provide space and opportunities to build community connections, and educate and enable people to live sustainably.
Forest Therapy Guide Training
Nature know-how: Meet the animals at Native Animal Rescue
Nature know-how: Meet the animals at Native Animal RescueNative Animal Rescue170 Camboon RdMalaga,
Native Animal Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation which cares and rehabilitates sick, injured, orphaned and displaced native animals so they can return to their natural habitat. They have a variety of animals on site throughout the year including Black Cockatoos, owls, Tawny Frogmouths, Nankeen Kestrals, Australian Hobbys and Redcapped parrots, Woylies, Western Ringtail Possums, snakes, lizards and frogs.
The tour will begin with a wildlife interaction with some of the educational animals and exploration of the education area before heading to the Black Cockatoo area and lake, weather permitting.
Please book in as spaces are limited. For all inquiries contact the Sustainable Environment Officer via (08) 9267 9282.