2013 Open Days and Events
Some speaker changes from the originally advertised programme.
June 30 2013 Sunday OSNZ – Firth of Thames, Wader Census: Meet at 10:30 at the Centre. All Welcome! Phone the us for further details.
August 17 2013 Winter Potluck Dinner 6pm. Guest speaker Nigel Milieus Working Bee 10 am – 2 pm Birdwatching 2 pm – 4 pm Come for one or all events!
October 13, 2013 10am Welcome To The Birds Guest Speaker–Rick and Elis Simpson. WaderQuest. Learn about their efforts to raise awareness and funds for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper. Gardening afterwards if willing to stay for an hour or so. High Tide 2:30
November 10, 2013 OSNZ – Firth of Thames, Wader Census Contact the Centre for details
Contact us for details and price.
12-14 July 2013 Nature Journalling and Field Sketching. Tutor Sandra Morris.
September 3-5 2013: New Zealand Dotterel Management Course. Aimed at agencies, community groups and volunteers involved with monitoring and managing dotterels. Contact us for further details.
October 18-20 2013: Photographing Birds. Tutor Bruce Shanks.
November 26-27 2013: Wader ID Weekend Learn about wader identification and other interesting aspects of waders. Tutors Keith Woodley and Gillian Vaughan For details and cost contact Keith
14-20 January 2014 The Miranda Field Course. Now in its fifteenth year the Miranda Field Course is perfect for any naturalist. Topics covered in past courses have included geology, botany, and entomology, but with a focus on birds, identification, catching, and details on ecology of some of our shorebirds. For details of the 2014 course click here or contact the Centre on 09 2322781 or email us.