Blue Mountains Conservation Society
Our mission is to help conserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains
and to increase awareness of the natural environment in general.

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WHERE SONG BEGAN AND THE NEW NATURE

A TALK BY TIM LOW

Blue Mountains Theatre, Community Hub, Springwood NSW
Sunday 23 July, 2017, 2:30pm (doors and bar open at 2pm)

Co-sponsored by the Blue Mountains Conservation Society & Science at the Local

Tim Low

About Tim

Tim Low is a biologist and best-selling author of seven books about nature and conservation. 
His most recent book, Where Song Began: Australia’s Birds and How They Changed the World, became the first nature book to win the Australian Book Industry Award for best general non-fiction. It was praised in the New York Review of Books and recommended by Scientific American. His earlier book The New Nature was praised by Time magazine and listed by Who magazine as one of the books of the year. Tim writes a blog for Australian Geographic magazine and has a lizard named after him.

Where Song Began: 

Australia's Birds and how they Changed the world

Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the continent's tens of millions of years of isolation. Tim explains how our birds came to be so extraordinary, including the large role played by the foods they consume and by our climate, soil, and fire. The story of Australia's birds, it turns out, is inseparable from the story of Australia itself, and one that continues to unfold.

The New Nature:

Winners and Losers in Wild Australia 

Humanised environments are not necessarily shunned by all species and often provide important resources. Tim challenges conventional thinking about nature and conservation by showing that some native species are benefiting rather than suffering from human impacts and exploring how these ‘winners’ sometimes go on to cause environmental problems.

Please registerfor the event at: https://timlowsatl.eventbrite.com.au/


 

Leave Radiata Plateau Wild

Help us save the missing piece in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area!

Join us at a rally on Sunday 30th July, 1.30pm
Cahill's Lookout, Cliff Drive, Katoomba.

We are seeking to have the Plateau purchased by the State or Commonwealth Government
and be incorporated into the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

For information go to our campaign site
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PROTEST

The Society OPPOSES the proposed WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT
It impacts the environment of the Greater Blue Mountains
and threatens its world heritage listing.

bumper sticker anti airport

Visit our No Airport section to read all about our campaign
AGAINST THE WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT


Bushtrackers

The Blue Mountains Conservation Society sponsors Bush Trackers.
Visit the Bush Trackers to download Bush Tracker Guides.