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May 2016

Leadbeater’s Possum Draft National Recovery Plan Submission Cut-off Date is May 20 2016

May 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Terrestrial Threatened Species Section, Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division, Department of the Environment, GPO Box 787
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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The best chance for the survival of the Leadbeater’s Possum is to stop logging native forests in Victoria’s Central Highlands. The Issue The mountain ash forests of Victoria are truly special places. With the largest flowering trees in the world, these forests are home to the Leadbeater’s Possum, Victoria’s state faunal emblem. The Leadbeater’s Possum was uplisted to critically endangered last year. The continued logging of their homes, the mountain ash forests of Victoria, means that they are at risk…

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August 2016

Committee Meeting August 2016

August 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bec’s Place, Launching Place, Victoria Australia + Google Map
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September 2016

National Threatened Species Day 2016

September 7, 2016
Worldwide, Planet Earth Victoria + Google Map
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October 2016

Annual General Meeting 2016

October 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Toolangi Forest Discovery Centre, 1687 Healesville-Kinglake Road
Toolangi, Victoria 3777 Australia
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Toolangi Forest Discovery Centre DETAILS: Arrive at 6:30pm for light refreshments and to look around the recently re-opened Toolangi Forest Discovery Centre Friday October 28 7:00pm AGM starts 7:30pm Optional dinner: $20: A choice of Vegetable Tagine with Preserved Lemon Couscous or Chicken Maryland with tomato, olives, capsicum and basil, prepared by Michael at Toolangi Tavern; 8:00pm Guest Speakers: Wildlife of the Central Highlands, (WOTCH) will talk about their successful surveying work, show some of their recent photographs and films…

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February 2017

Sustainable Living Festival 2017

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - February 12 @ 6:00 pm
Federation Square, Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free
SLF Big Weekend

Sustainable Living Festival - Federation Square and Birrarung Marr, Melbourne Saturday 10th February to Sunday 12th February 2017 Melbourne http://www.slf.org.au/  

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March 2017

Leadbeater’s Possum Awareness Week 2017

March 27 - April 2
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Leadbeater's Possum Awareness Week Monday March 27th until Sunday 2nd April 2017 Events scheduled around Melbourne and online Awareness Week is a week of education, awareness and advocacy and culminates in a commemoration of the rediscovery by Eric Wilkinson on April 3rd, 1961.    

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April 2017
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Rediscovery Day 2017

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambarville Township, Marysville - Woods Point Road
Cambarville, Victoria Australia
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Leadbeater's Possum Awareness Week Picnic Sunday 2nd April, Noon - 4pm Cambarville Township Area We hope you can join us to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the rediscovery of Leadbeater's Possum back at the area where it happened! Following on from our event at the Melbourne Museum in 2011 to celebrate the rediscovery, we return each year to the forest area of the first sighting. We hope to be joined by Eric Wilkinson, who was in the right place at…

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May 2017

Committee Meeting May 2017

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sue’s Place, Doncaster, Victoria 3108 Australia + Google Map
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June 2017

World Environment Day 2017

June 5
Worldwide, Planet Earth Victoria + Google Map
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July 2017

National Tree Day

July 30
Worldwide, Planet Earth Victoria + Google Map

National Tree Day is a "call to action" for all Australians to put their hands in the earth and give back to their community. Each year, about 300,000 people volunteer their time to engage in environmental activities that educate individuals about the world around them. It's a day to venture outdoors and get to know your community, and most importantly, to have fun! To help do your bit, register your name on the National Tree Day website.

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