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Events in March 2022
The Owl & the Moon
The Owl & the MoonWA Bird of Prey Centre92 Dulwich StWhiteman,
See live owls and learn about them with WA Birds of Prey Centre’s Yvonne Sitco. Enjoy delicious wine and cheese and learnt to paint an owl with Artist Marnie Giroud from Eco Gecko – Environment & Design.
A truly special experience where patrons can interact with stunning birds including a Barn Owl, Masked Owl, Sooty Owl and Bookbook Owl.
The painting part of the workshop accommodates everybody from beginner to professional painters, so don't be scared.
Come along, it will be a hoot, an 'owlmazing experience by the light of the silvery moon'.
Making beautiful soil from food and garden waste
Making beautiful soil from food and garden wasteHenderson Environmental CentreGroat StNorth Beach,
Register to learn practical and easy ways to compost, worm farm and use a bokashi bucket for all spaces from window sills to big backyards.
You can set up your own worm farm and get enough fat worms to start by receiving a subsidy for other options of your choice.
Come and join us to find out easy ways to make good compost and discover how to use meat, fish bones and dead cheeses in a composting system.Black Cockatoo - Coloured Pencil Workshop: Drawing from live black cockatoo
Black Cockatoo - Coloured Pencil Workshop: Drawing from live black cockatooHarvest Lakes Community Centre62 Aurora DveAtwell,
Firstly, we will meet Rex. A black cockatoo visiting us from Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre. Coloured-pencil artist, Stacey Maroney will demonstrate how to sketch the bird from life and record the features of the animal quickly as it moves.
Bird photographer, Emmar Geary will then demonstrate how she captures her stunning photographs.
Once we have all found a photo we are happy to work with, Stacey will demonstrate coloured pencil techniques used to create realistic feathers and details of the cockatoo.
Materials are all provided, but feel free to bring your own pencils and photographs if you prefer.
Tea, coffee and snacks provided, please bring lunch if you think you may need it!
10% of ticket sales will be donated to Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre
Introduction to Permaculture
Introduction to PermacultureSloan's Cottage10 Harman StLeda,
Join KiT and Powderbark Permaculture as we explore ways you can use Permaculture design thinking to maximise productivity in your home and backyard systems. This one day course will cover:
-Permaculture design groundwork (the principals and ethics of permaculture)
-Looking at your space with permaculture eyes (designing for productivity)
-How to amplify the magic ingredient in your veggie patch; your soil biology
-Fostering your permaculture learning (further education, resources, networks and your permaculture community)
Morning and afternoon tea provided, BYO lunch.Movie Screening: The Last Horns of Africa
Movie Screening: The Last Horns of AfricaThe Backlot Perth21 Simpson StWest Perth,
This incredible award winning documentary follows the journeys of two conservation heroes who put their lives on the line to protect the rhino in their care, while a top-secret operation endeavors to bring down South Africa's rhino poaching crime syndicates.
Doors/Bar open 6.00pm-Film 7.00pm. Introduced by the filmmakers Morgan Pelt and Garth De Bruno Austin with a post film Q and A.
Urban Composting Options Workshop
Urban Composting Options WorkshopUrban Revolution284 Albany HighwayVictoria Park,
Learn how to compost using the various options and choose the best composting system for your unique situation at home, for a school or a business. Ask your site-specific questions.
Learn about the Bokashi system, worm farms, worm towers, how to compost pet waste, hot and cold composting methods and how to run multiple systems together.
Find out why composting is an impactful action that we can all do to put our planet first by reducing our food waste in landfill and instead create nutrient rich soil for a thriving environment.
* 60 min workshop
* Receive a copy of our comprehensive Urban Composting Guidebook - 32 Page, illustrated, full colour booklet printed on 100% recycled paper with vegetable inks
* Q&A over homemade morning tea where you can ask your individual composting questions
* 10% off your composting, garden and eco products in store on the day
$25 per person. Pre booking is essential as places are strictly limited.