Mary River Month 2018
Sunday 23rd September to Saturday 10th November 2018
Oh Mighty Mary River, you are so dear to me, For in your constant pathway’s flow, is glimpsed Eternity. Rob Priebe (1939 – 2018) Tales of the Mary A Catchment Crawl
You’re invited to celebrate Spring in Mary River Catchment again this year. Become a citizen scienctist, bushcare volunteer or prize winning photographer. Take a cruise, attend a workshop, come to an information day, just soak up the culture or do us all a favour and go jump in the creek!
On Sunday, 23th September, World Rivers Day is celebrated in more than 70 Countries around the world. We want you to go jump in the creek anywhere in the Mary River or her tributaries. Make the
and let everyone know by posting your photos on Instagram #maryriverbigjump
Spring in the Mary Photo Competition is on again this year with a new Wildlife category, as well as the Open, Rural, Junior and People’s Choice categories. Entries need to be in by the 2 November 2018. All entries will be on display and prizes will be awarded at the Mary River Festival on the 10 November.
Sponsors: Murray Views, Noosa Landcare, HQPlantations, Bos Rural and the Burnett Mary Regional Group.
October is a big month for Mary River Month organiser MRCCC, with a Catchment Crawl on the 8&9th October, their AGM on the 18th and a Waterwatch BBQ on the 27th – all details are on the Mary River Month Major Event Flyer and Catchment Crawl Itinerary.
A must for 18 – 20 somethings! EcoVenture – come and discover a wild place where conservation meets adventure on Saturday 13th of October. For details and bookings go to Sunshine Coast Council Events.
AUSSIE BACKYARD BIRD COUNT 22—28 OCTOBER 2018
Join this nationwide citizen science project and make a real contribution to our understanding of local birds. Data collected assists BirdLife Australia in understanding more about the birds that live where people live.
Register at aussiebirdcount.org.au
Bookings are essential for the Great Sandy Strait Cruise on 4 November. $100 per person includes morning tea and lunch with funds raised supporting the Fraser Island Defenders Organisation Research Fund (FIDO).
Mary River Festival Kandanga Reserve, Kandanga
12 noon – 7.30pm Saturday 10th November 2018
Come along for a day of music, art, children’s games and activities, education, local foods, environmental discussions and displays, and more!