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Sydney Aquarium

Aquarium Pier
Darling Harbour
NSW 2000

Phone : (02) 8251 7800

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Seaweek Ocean Quest at Sydney Aquarium (Monday 7th March to Sunday 13th March)

The Seaweek Ocean Quest, which is targeted at kids aged 4 to 15, will highlight significant marine conservation topics and various projects being carried out at Sydney Aquarium and sponsored by Sydney Aquarium Conservation Fund including: shark research, tracking and tagging; penguin breeding; dugong research; shark reproduction; and a new initiative for Sydney Aquarium, coral propagation.

Visitors will be given a treasure map and asked to answer questions based on information found at conservation Quest Points around the attraction. On completion of the treasure map visitors will receive a Jnr Oceanologist certificate and discount offers at Sydney Aquarium. A schedule of interactive talks will take place at each of the conservation Quest Points. Visiting Marine Scientists and Conservationists as well as resident Aquarists will also be giving talks throughout the week.

For more information visit the Sydney Aquarium website:
or the Sydney Aquarium Conservation Fund Website


Parkyn Parade
Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
Australia-wide 4557

Phone : 07 5458 6224

Emma Quirk

UnderWater Conservation Competition (From March 2, 2011 through to March 13, 2011)

UnderWater World is running a competition to celebrate Sea Week!

All you have to do is visit before Sunday the 13th of March and share your best conservation tip with us.

The winner will receive FREE entry for two adults*. You will also join us on a FREE Behind the Scenes Tour*, where we will share our conservation tips with you.

Taronga Zoo

Bradleys Head Rd
NSW 2088

Nicole Whitfield

Taronga Zoo celebrates Seaweek (March 7 - 12th)

From the 7th to the 12th of March our Seal Shows, Penguin Talk and Leopard Seal Talk will be celebrating Seaweek with our visitors to raise awareness of marine and coastal environments.

We will mention how Taronga is involved in Marine Science and research through the species we care for and how visitors can help in protecting these species and the environments where they live.

From your school via Video Conferenence


Sarah Leso Taronga Zoo

Marine Science TALK Taronga Zoo (Tuesday 8th March 11 - 11:30am)

Come help celebrate Seaweek with a Spotlight on Marine Science at Taronga Zoo via video conference through DART connections. Bookings are required and can be made through dart connections website link below.
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Meet a Marine Mammal Keeper who will share their knowledge and stories about working with one of the most iconic seals in the Antarctic the Leopard Seal.

Hear about amazing an amazing study on social and mating behaviours of Bottlenose Dolphins in Port Stephens by one of Taronga’s Scientific Research & Wildlife Conservation staff members. And be inspired by students making a real difference to marine animals and environments in Manly.

Join the Taronga Zoo Education Team in this presentation with experts working in the field of Marine Science with Taronga Zoo and be inspired to celebrate and protect wildlife and the natural environment.

NB. This will be an information session. It will not be highly interactive.

Please pre-submit any questions from your students with your booking form. Presenters will do their best to answer your pre-submitted question, but can not guarantee all of them will be addressed.

- Fill in the form listed below
- A confirmation will be emailed to you from onfirming your booking
- Bookings close 4th March 2011.
- Limit of 20 schools, bookings are on a first in first served basis
- Questions to be pre-submitted with booking form. Presenters will try to get them answered
- An information session only, this is not an overly interactive session

Port River Estuary & Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary


Phone : (08) 8273 9100

Kristy Manning

Coast and Marine Teacher Training Workshop (9:15am to 4:00pm on Tuesday 22 March 2011)

Follow up on Seaweek 2011 and join us for an exploration of you local coast and discover how to link the marine environment into teaching.

With input from local experts passionate about the marine environment, the day will provide teachers with:

- An introduction to our local coast and marine environments.
- Ideas on linking your environmental learning into state and national curriculum frameworks.
- The catchment to coast connection and how schools can link in to NRM Education activities.
- How local communities are working to conserve out coast and how to get involved.

A highlight of the day will be an exploration of the Port River Estuary and the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary with dolphin behavioural ecologist Dr Mike Bossley on the historic motor launch Archie Badenoch.

The day is provided free and is a collaboration with the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, the Star of the Sea Marine Discovery Centre and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.

Spaces are strictly limited to 20 participants, so book now to secure your place. Placements may be allocated to ensure coverage from across the region.

Contact Kristy Manning, Seascapes Liaison Officer Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board




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