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How to Book for an Event or Workshop

 

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Events/Workshops

The WEC holds regular events including workshops and guest speakers, along with field trips. These events cover a wide range of environmental issues and there is something for everyone. We encourage participants to be FRAGRANCE FREE at these events. Some events have a fee or suggested donation associated with them. We appreciate your support of programs at the WEC including our YACCA Youth Group.

To book in for any workshops please complete the form on this page, phone the Centre on 8556 4188 or email us at:  

Keep checking back, it's always updating!

 2020 Workshops and events 

Regular Boomerang Bag Workshops are BACK!!!  

Come and sew Boomerang bags to share with others! - Mondays from 10-3

Vicki and her team will welcome you. You can come along and sew for a while, cut out material for others to sew or screen print the bags. Come for the whole time or for an hour! BYO sewing machine/overlocker if you have one. We have two on the premises. Free events. Thanks to all the talented men and women who assisted us to sew wildlife pouches for the bushfire victims.

 

Postponed - Neville Bonney - Bush foods for the home garden - this event is fully booked but pleas join the waiting list - Wednesday 18th November @ 6.30

Neville Bonney is a South Australian native plant expert, ethnobotanist and published author.
He will tell us about plants that are suitable for growing in our region, potential uses in cooking and how you may go about it.
Neville will also bring along a few samples to taste.
Please bring your money if you would like to some books he has written on the subject, or buy some plants.
In all a practical session with plenty of opportunity to ask lot’s of questions.

Postponed -Snake Awareness Workshop- Living in your environment - Wednesday 25th November 10am-12 noon

Come and learn about our reptilian friends and how we can live harmoniously to create strong ecosystems!

“A good snake is one that’s very much alive and helping to strengthen our ecosystems."

Nadia is passionate about wildlife will have a venomous display cabinet with 5 venomous snakes from the SA region.

She will give an educational talk relating to behaviours with a particular focus on respect and understanding. You will learn what to do in the event of an encounter, snake bite first aid, venom and it's effects on the body, ways in which to reduce snake activity in and around your home.

Nadia will also bring a couple of pythons native to SA, as well as a few species of lizard found in around your backyard and talk about how to encourage wildlife into your surroundings. 

 

Make your own Beeswax Wraps with Folk of All Trades - Saturday 12th December 9.30-10.30

Come along to this popular event and make your own beeswax wrap.

Learn how to live plastic-free with your own natural reusable alternatives. Participants will learn to make, and take home, their own reusable beeswax wrap made from all natural materials.

Cost of this workshop is $7.50 plus eventbrite fees. This includes your own take home beeswax wrap. Please note there may be time to make another wrap depending on time. This will incur a cash cost of $4 on the day.

If this event fills, we will run a second session directly after.

 

2019 Past Workshops and Events


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