Indigenous Wetland and Shorebird Conservation Training

4 September 2017

Please note that this event is now booked out.

As part of the Ramsar Protection Program, Indigenous Australians are invited to attend the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA’s Indigenous Wetland and Shorebird Conservation Training from 14th-16th November 2017.

This three-day training program will assist participants to:

  • Gain the skills and knowledge to identify shorebirds and waterbirds
  • Understand wetland conservation
  • Work directly with industry experts who manage Victoria’s wetlands
  • Explore the Port Phillip Bay (western shoreline) and Bellarine Peninsula Ramsar site – a wetland of international importance

The program is free for anyone one of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. Accomodation, transport during the workshop and morning tea and lunch are included.

Transport will be provided during the workshop, but all participants must be able to get themselves to and from the accomodation at Barwon Heads. Accomodation will be available from the night of Monday 13th October if required.

Participants must be able to attend the entire three-day workshop.

This is joint event between the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, Corangamite CMA, Birdlife Australia, National Landcare program and the Victorian Department of Land, Water, Environment and Planning.

For more information contact Andrew Morrison on 03 8781 7960 or andrew.morrison@ppwcma.vic.gov.au