Come along and enjoy the Wonderful Wetlands Weekend!

  • Free BBQ by Dodges Ferry Parents and Friends
  • Free face painting and kids activities
  • Food and coffee vans on site
  • Stalls and activities with BirdLife Tasmania, Bonorong Sanctuary, National Waterbug Blitz, PWS Discovery Rangers, Landcare Tasmania, Wildseed Tasmania Nursery, Sustainability Learning Centre
  • Free activities with local artists – screen printing, drawing, weaving

10:30 – 11:45 Fast and funky science talks covering topics such as Climate Change, Saltmarshes, Frogs, Threatened Species and more
12:00 noon Welcome to Country and Official Opening
12:30 – 3:00 Live music program featuring Jodi & Jude, Warren Mason, Fred Pribac & Ross Smithard
2:00 – 2:30 Panel discussion with artists inspired by wetlands

Guided walks at Steeles Island (Free bus departs & returns to school)
10:20 – 11:20 Saltmarshes
10:40 – 11:40 Aboriginal history
12:40 – 1:50 Birdlife
1:00 – 2:10 Saltmarshes
1:30 – 2:30 Birdlife

Guided walks around Okines
(Meet at school hall)
1:00 – 1:40 Frogs (Josie Stokes)
2:00 – 2:40 Aboriginal history (Josh Langford)
2:45 – 3:30 Climate Change (Jamie Kirkpatrick)

WANT MORE? Sunday 3rd February 2019 – Lauderdale
Join Derwent Estuary Program and Clarence City Council to learn about the Lauderdale Saltmarshes, and identify plants and birds that call Lauderdale home. Meet at the corner of North Terrace and South Arm Highway, Lauderdale at 2:30pm, for more info head here.

Contact: For more information visit the NRM South Website

For more information visit:

Date: 2 February 2019

Time: 10AM - 3PM

Cost: Free


Dodges Ferry Primary School, Old Forcett Road, Dodges Ferry TAS, Australia