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Rediscovery Day 2024

Rediscovery Day is celebrated on April 3 each year, being the anniversary of the day in 1961 when Eric Wilkinson brought the possum back from extinction. Cambarville Picnic Ground Location: Cambarville Picnic Ground, Cambarville Rd, Cambarville VIC 3779, Australia...

Rediscovery Picnic 2024

The Friends of Leadbeater’s Possum Rediscovery Picnic is held on the nearest Sunday to April 3 each year (being Rediscovery Day, the anniversary of the day in 1961 when Eric Wilkinson brought the possum back from extinction). It can sometimes be at the end of...

World Environment Day 2024

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year, and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Planet Earth Location: Planet Earth Organiser: United Nations Environment Programme...

National Threatened Species Day 2024

National Threatened Species Day is commemorated across the country on September 7th to raise awareness about plants and animals at risk of extinction. It is commemorated annually on September 7th, the anniversary of the death in captivity of the last known thylacine,...