Butterbox Point Leave Radiata Plateau Wild Rally  (Rob Linigen)
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Society and associated events

Wednesday 31 March
Annual General Meeting
7pm Wednesday 31 March
Wentworth Falls School of Arts
cnr GWH and Adele Ave, Wentworth Falls

To allow us to satisfy NSW Government COVID-19 requirements and not limit attendance, we are -

AGM business will include receipt of reports, adoption of annual accounts, determination of structure of Management Committee, election of President, Management Committee members and other office holders, and appointment of an auditor.

Here's the Management Committee Positions and their Duties & Responsibilities and a Nomination Form.

Please contact Alan Page if you wish to discuss any of the positions or have any questions about the AGM.

To register to attend the AGM

The AGM will be followed by -

Kellie and Martin Koala Dr. Kellie Leigh and Martin Koala

Koalas in the Greater Blue Mountains – an Update
with Dr. Kellie Leigh

Kellie is Executive Director/CEO of Science for Wildlife and has worked on koala conservation and research in NSW and Victoria for nine years.

During her previous ten years in Zambia she founded the non profit organisation, the Zambian Carnivore Programme using the African wild dog and other large carnivores as flagship species for landscape-scale conservation, and secured core funding from the World Wildlife Fund.

Since returning to Australia she has developed conservation programs for a variety of organisations based on her successful model of combining research, on-ground conservation action and community education and engagement.

She completed her PhD through the University of Sydney where she maintains an Honorary Research Fellow position and has taught the wildlife population management components for a Masters degree.

Her research expertise is focused on the application of science to conservation challenges and includes conservation biology, genetics, behavioural ecology, and recent innovative work in training and evaluating wildlife detection dogs.

Thursday 15 April
Mick Dark Talk for the Future
Thursday 15 April - 6pm for 6.30pm start
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Climate Solutions: Hope and Change

The talk is co-presented by Varuna the National Writers’ House and the Blue Mountains Conservation Society, and is an annual address on the environment, inviting prominent and authoritative thinkers to discuss their work on subjects that provoke and inspire.

A distinguished panel will discuss the latest in climate solutions and how we can act to create meaningful change.

The panel will be hosted by science journalist and Varuna board member Bianca Nogrady.

The panellists are -

♢ Tim Flannery

♢ Rebecca Huntley

♢ Ketan Joshi

Tickets: $15/$12 and are available online from Humanitix

here's more information about the talk and the panellists

Climate Solutions: Hope and Change poster

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