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Hands-On The Universe

In this hands-on introductory course we will consider some of the exciting concepts of modern astronomy such as the birth and death of stars, the search for life and the mysterious dark matter that permeates the Universe. With the help of a suitable torch and a star map that you will receive, in this practical course you will learn how to find your way around the winter night sky. What can you see in the night sky apart from the Moon and planets and how do you find them? How can... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
Hands-On The Universe

<p>In this hands-on introductory course we will consider some of the exciting concepts of modern astronomy such as the birth and death of stars, the search for life and the mysterious dark matter that

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Saving Sydney's Wild Rivers

Sydney is one of the few cities of the world that still has pristine, free flowing and healthy rivers – the Kowmung, Coxs, Nattai, Keduma, and Wollondilly. Learn why a proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall by fourteen metres will inundate and smother these rivers. Why are their calls for these internationally significant ecosystems, within the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, to continue to flow into the future? The course builds on earlier WEA environmental history courses... [More]
$28 Limited inc GST
Saving Sydney's Wild Rivers

<p>Sydney is one of the few cities of the world that still has pristine, free flowing and healthy rivers – the Kowmung, Coxs, Nattai, Keduma, and Wollondilly. Learn why a proposal to raise the

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Blue Gum Swamp - Bottom of the Blue Mountains

We will be visiting some of the birding sites on the western outskirts of Sydney where the Blue Mountains meet the Cumberland Plain: travelling to our tutor’s favourite spots to see Brown Cuckoo-Dove, White-naped Honeyeater and Eastern Yellow Robin. And then to Blue Gum Swamp at the edge of the Blue Mountains National Park which boasts Red-browed Treecreeper as well as White-throated. Bound to be plenty to learn and enjoy. Please Note: there is a short (200 metres) steep section on... [More]
$140 Limited inc GST / $126
Blue Gum Swamp - Bottom of the Blue Mountains

We will be visiting some of the birding sites on the western outskirts of Sydney where the Blue Mountains meet the Cumberland Plain: travelling to our tutor’s favourite spots to see Brown Cuckoo-Dove,

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The Murray-Darling: A Web of Rivers, Wetlands & Flood Plains

The Murray-Darling Basin is a vast, complex and sensitive ecosystem that stretches from NSW to Queensland to South Australia. Its floodplains and wetlands provide some of the most important habitat for Australia’s waterbirds. These internationally significant wetlands are protected under the Ramsar Convention, a global treaty for the protection of migratory birds. However since the 1980s many of these important wetlands have seriously declined as a result of water over-extraction... [More]
$28 Limited inc GST
The Murray-Darling: A Web of Rivers, Wetlands & Flood Plains

<p>The Murray-Darling Basin is a vast, complex and sensitive ecosystem that stretches from NSW to Queensland to South Australia. Its floodplains and wetlands provide some of the most important

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Birdwatching for Beginners

This course differs from others with its emphasis on practical application immediately in the field. This means that the participants will be practising techniques of identification in small groups. From binoculars, telescopes and field guides, to habitats, migration and conservation, these two days in the field will subtly embed the information and new skills. You will emerge delighted new birdwatchers! Meeting Location: Outside Paddy Pallins, corner of Kent and Bathurst Streets... [More]
$280 Limited inc GST / $252
Birdwatching for Beginners

This course differs from others with its emphasis on practical application immediately in the field. This means that the participants will be practising techniques of identification in small groups.

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The Impact of Memory on Holocaust Testimony

How do we remember the past and how does our present influence those memories? Our elders are our receptacles of wisdom – what can we learn from them that may determine our future? Please note: Course fee includes entrance fee admission to the Sydney Jewish Museum. This course will stop taking enrolments on close of business 28th September 2018. [More]
$78 Limited inc GST / $70
The Impact of Memory on Holocaust Testimony

How do we remember the past and how does our present influence those memories? Our elders are our receptacles of wisdom – what can we learn from them that may determine our future?<br/><p><br/><strong

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