Big Scrub Rainforest Day 2009

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This year, Big Scrub Rainforest Day is being held on Sunday 20th September in the heart of Bangalow at the Bangalow Showground. This year’s theme is “All about the Big Scrub”.

The day will commence in the A&I Hall at 10am with a Welcome to Country and Official Opening, followed by a talk from keynote speaker Dr Mary E White AM, author of “Greening of Gondwana”.

Presentation and workshops will cover a wide range of topics from “Big Scrub Bats” to “Living on the land for beginners”.

Every hour from 10am, buses will leave for walks led by experts in the Booyong Flora Reserve, offering opportunities to experience the magnificent biodiversity of the Big Scrub Rainforest.

A free boomerang bus service will be available on the day at 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am, leaving from Byron Bay Visitors Centre in Jonson Street. The service will return from Bangalow Showground at 3.30pm. To book please call Mark on 0429 461 342. There will also be parking available for a $2 donation, proceeds going to Big Scrub restoration.

You can learn more &/or download a program at their website: www.rainforestrescue.org.au

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