March 21 to 28, 1999
Fisheries WA Beach Front Activities Visit the reef tops of the Perth Metropolitan area and learn about our fascinating aquatic wildlife. Cottesloe Beach. Bookings.
WA Museum Open Day View the WA Museums Marine Gallery and brand new Discover Centre. Once again marine education specialists will have stands and stalls in the museum courtyard. View underwater photography, meet Fisheries officers and Volunteers. See the Department of Transport Marine Safety Display and meet some special sea creatures. 10.30 to 3.00pm, 21 March. Free.
Professional Development Day Program organised jointly by the Western Australian Museum and Fisheries Western Australia to introduce teachers to the new Fisheries WA Education package ‘Fish for the future’. The program will also include a glimpse of the Western Australian Museum’s research into ‘Biodiversity in the Dampier Archipelago’ by our marine scientists. 9.00am to 3.00pm, 15 or 16 March Western Australian Museum Francis Street, Northbridge. Bookings. Free.
Activities for all age groups Pre Schoolers Story and craft - after a delightful story about the sea children can create a fish or boat which will be launched in the Leisure World wading pool. First Aid Workshop. Leeuwin Sail Training talk and raft making exercise with Sea Scouts, Talks – Maritime. WA Museum – Shipwrecks, Fisheries WA - Recreational Fishing. Crafts - Rice Paper Decoupage - decorated ceramic sea creature. Mirrored Frame - transform a mirrored frame with paint and seashells. Visual displays. Large aquarium, career information, displays and CD ROM from CALM Marine Conservation Branch. Free, except the craft which is $12 per person which includes tuition and materials.Bookings are required. 22 to 26 March.
Contact: City of Gosnells Rachael 08 9391 3205 & Joy Maynard 08 9391 3210
Touch Pool Rottnest Island offers an unique opportunity to study island ecology. 22 March, on the beach at the north end of Thompson’s Bay. Bookings.
Coastal Waters Competition Schools in the Pilbrara from Exmouth to Hedland are invited to take part in an issues based competition. Primary schools will submit a poster for their entry and high Schools a report on the impacts of the North West Shelf Coastal Waters Plan. A salt-water aquarium will be awarded to the Primary and High School who submit the best entry.
North Albany High School
Clean up Dive 23 March at Emu Point boat pens.
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