Celebrate Marine Biodiversity
- Jewels of the Sea


March 21 to 28, 1999


What's On - New South Wales

For general information on Sydney activities contact:

John Atkins
Botany Bay Field Studies Centre


Seaweek Display and Drama Group ‘Do the right fin – fish in need’ for children up to 12 years and displays for adults, National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, 11am, 1pm & 3pm, 28 March.

Botany Bay Field Studies Centre Marine Studies, Year 3-6, 9.30 to 2.30pm, 22 to 26 March. Fully Booked.

Marine Do’s and Don’t Brochure Launch produced by local Botany Bay/Port Hacking Schools.

Contact: John Atkins 02 9668 8431

North Sydney

Coastal Law Workshop A workshop for people interested in the application of environmental law for protection and better management of the coastal environment, conducted by the Environmental Defender’s Office, 9am to 1pm, 24 March.

Contact: Julie Foreman 02 9262 6989

Whale, Dolphins and Dugongs Enviro Talks Discover this fascination world of marine mammals with marine researcher, Syliva Adams. The session will include video footage illustrating the impact of pollution on these animals, plus a hands on collection of whale and dugong artefacts, 7 to 9pm, 25 March.

Project AWARE on the Rocks Launch of the Project AWARE on the Rocks Information Kit, followed by an interpretive walk on the Narrabeen Intertidal Protected Area rock Platform. Special guest, renowned marine scientist, Dr Isobel Bennet, AO.

Contact: Coastal Environment Centre 02 9970 6905

Victoria New South Wales Tasmania South Australia Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia

To find out what events have been organised in your part of the country, click on your state or territory.

For more information on any of the Seaweek activities, please contact the Coast Action / Coastcare Facilitator at the Department of Natural Resources and Environment on 5561 9955 or 0418 529 014.

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