For full program and more information download the PDF: BBB Program 2017 (July – Dec)
What To Bring – Always wear covered shoes, hat and carry water, also bring sunscreen and insect repellent and something to eat for morning or afternoon tea and lunch if it’s over the lunch period. All welcome. Contact – for BBB Activities – firstname.lastname@example.org or Mobile0428864378
BBB is a locality group of Brunswick Valley Landcare (BVL) – membership of BBB is obtained through membership of BVL –http://brunswickvalleylandcare.org.au/apply-for-membership
BBB – commence monitoring of Pied Oystercatcher & Beach Stone-curlew breeding sites and record site visit on BBB online Excel spreadsheet. Please, contact Jan at email@example.com if you wish to participate in a nesting bird-watch during the beach-nesting bird season – August to Dec.
Saturday 2nd – Belongil Estuary 08.00 – ending time variable depending on level of interest
Reason: An introduction to shorebirds for artists – inspiration to create work for Bird Week in October
How to Get There: Turn into Bayshore Drive off Ewingsdale Road, go past the IGA shopping Centre then over the railway line into the Elements Resort (North Beach) and park in the public carpark at end of the road where we will meet- we then walk to the beach and maybe cross the tidal creek but that will depend on the tide.
Bring – as above and whatever you need to create your art piece and to eat and drink for morning tea.
The next two days of surveys are as part International Bird Week – surveying for Shorebirds ONLY. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
Monday 4th Byron Wetlands – 8am – 10.30 approx
Byron Wetlands – end of Wallum Place off Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay (1st left after IGA Shopping Centre), meet at the gate. Belongil Beach – approx 1.30 – 14.00 – As above & meet at North Beach car park at end of Bayshore Drive following the survey at the wetlands. Low Tide @ 12.38 – .29mts
Tuesday 5th Brunswick NR – Marshalls Creek 8am – 11.00 – – Meet at the end of North Head Road – New Brighton & Vallances Road 3.00 – 15.00 – meet at small pond, bottom of hill along Vallances, and then proceed to the STP gate at end of the road following the survey at Brunswick Heads.
Week-end 8th – 10th BIGNET – Meeting Urunga – platform for NSW Bird Conservation Groups
Week-end 15th -17th BirdLife Northern NSW – campout Lightening Ridge –
Wednesday 26th – Meeting with BirdLife Beach Nesting Birds – Pottsville (to be advised) – 9:30am – 1pm.Morning tea and lunch will be included.
Friday 29th – Byron Wetlands – 08.00 – 15.00
Reason: Monitoring –
How to Get There: Byron Wetlands – Wallum Place – Turn into Bayshore Drive off Ewingsdale Road, go past the IGA shopping Centre then turn left into Wallum Place – meet at the gate.
Bring – as above and whatever you need to eat and drink for morning tea and lunch.
Next Survey – Sunday 8th – Vallances Road – 07.30 -12.00 – with BirdLife Northern Rivers