Nature

Revolution: A must watch

Friday, 10 July 2015

Having been a large fan of ‘Sharkwater’, when asked to review Rob Stewart’s new documentary ‘Revolution’ I jumped at the opportunity and thankfully was far from disappointed.

Nature-Journal

How to: Create your own Nature Journal

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Keeping a nature journal fosters scientific inquiry and aesthetic observation, and can also encourage a sense of wellbeing and personal healing for both kids and adults alike!

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Inspired by nature

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

A stunning combination of Australia's best wilderness photography, accompanied by carefully chosen phrases.

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Gardening with soul

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Sister Loyola’s insights into life, gardening, history and religion are artfully woven through this film.

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Wildlife photographer of the year exhibition

June 8 to October 7, 2013

The Australian Museum is again playing host to the Wildlife Photographer of The Year exhibition, a four month show featuring the world's the finest wildlife photography. The exhibition includes beautiful, carefully chosen images ranging from landscapes and plant life to captivating animals, which were selected from almost 50,000 entries in the international competition. If you are interested in photography, or simply appreciate the awe-inspiring beauty of nature, this event is for you.
Where: The Australian Museum, 6 College St Sydney, NSW.
When: June 8 to October 7, 2013.
Cost: Adult- $17 ($5 for members); Concession- $12; Child- $9 ($3 for members); Extra child- $6; Family (2 adults and 2 children)- $43 (or $13 for members); Family (1 adult and 2 children)- $26 (or $8 for members).
For more information about the exhibition visit the Australian Museum website at www.australianmuseum.net.au.

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Winter events at the Australian Museum

Winter Events
Night talks, walks, show-and-tell and even an overseas adventure! All of these and more are available thanks to the Australian Museum Members over the coming months, with a range of events catering for all ages and interests. From convict stories to photography and even a look at outer space, winter looks set to host a range of activities to engage, educate and entertain every member of the family.

Click here for more information on this years winter schedule.

Live Grow Explore

Have a Community Day to Live, Grow and Explore

Sunday 24 March, 2013
All are welcome to the free environmental extravaganza this Sunday in Woodlands Historic Park in Greenvale. Local electricity distributor Jemena and Landcare Australia will host a day of pony rides, guided bike tours through park, native grass planting, native animal encounters and boomerang throwing and many more. Free BBQ lunch will be provided with live music.

Where: Picnic area, Somerton Road, Woodlands Historic Park, Greenvale, Vic.
When: 12pm-3:30pm, Sunday, 24 March, 2013.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

'Botanical Songforms' the work of Phillippa Carnemolla

'Botanical Songforms' the work of Phillippa Carnemolla

Thursday March 7 to Friday May 31, 2013
The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney is playing host to a superb new art exhibition from the 2012 Artist in Residence, Phillippa Carnemolla. Fascinated by the complex relationships between plants and animals that she observed in her year of residency, the exhibition portrays sacred geometries of life, historical biology and the interdependence of plants and animals. The exhibition features an array of stunning sculpture and fine jewellery pieces, and is an event not to be missed for any art or nature buff!

Where: Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
When: March 7 - May 31, 2013.
Click here for more information.

Emirates Wolgan Valley's Artist In-Residence Program

2 November - 2 December, 2012

Want to get back to nature? Then you should check out the new package from Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa.

The resort will host artist Georgia Mansur for the month of November for guests to enjoy art lessons during their stay. Situated near the picturesque Wolgan State Forest at the base of the Blue Mountains, this resort provides perfect inspirational scenery for outdoor sketching sessions.

The package includes up to three sessions of art instruction, sketch pads, pencils, paint/water colours, brushes, an artist's pack to take home and light refreshments during sessions.

All experience levels are welcome.

Where: Emirates Wolgan Valley, NSW
When: Offer includes all reservations made for dates between Friday 2nd November-Sunday 2nd of December, 2012
Cost: $300 pp
Click here for more information

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Nature therapy

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

As we spend more and more of our lives indoors, our physical, emotional and mental health is suffering. Turns out a good dose of fresh air can give us, and our children, a lot more than a rosy glow!

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