Upcoming and Past Events


Watchalunga field day and Annual General Meeting
Saturday 24th October 2020
Meet at Finniss Uniting Church Hall at 9am for registration
Located behind the Finniss General Store, 3 Main Road, Finniss

Join the Finniss Catchment Group for a rare opportunity to access the Nature Foundation’s Waatchalunga reserve for a guided walk by Amy Ide (Nature Foundation) and Diego Guevara (PhD student researching Emu-wren habitat).

This will be followed by a talk on Emu-wrens back at the hall, morning tea and the Finniss Catchment Group’s Annual General Meeting.

BYO binoculars, appropriate footwear and long pants.  Walk will be approximately 2km on flat ground. 

This will be a Covid-19 safe event

All Welcome

Register via Eventbrite: 

https://fcg-emuwrens-2020.eventbrite.com.au   
or call Janette on 0417 824 973


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Citizen Science talk and Annual General Meeting
Saturday 11th August 2018, 2pm
Finniss Uniting Church Hall
Located behind the Finniss General Store, 3 Main Road, Finniss

 

Join the Finniss Catchment Group for an informative talk by Slyvia Clarke (SAMDB NRM) on Citizen Science.

This will be followed by the Finniss Catchment Group’s Annual General Meeting and light refreshments.

Free local plants for attendees (a species list is available on our website)

 

All Welcome

For further information and to RSVP phone Janette on 0417 824 973

or visit admin@finnisscatchment.org

 





 Revegetation for crop pollination talk and Annual General Meeting

Join the Finniss Catchment Group for an informative presentation by Dr Katja Hogendoorn (University of Adelaide)

 on how to revegetate to encourage crop pollinators, including the role of native bees.

This will be followed by the Finniss Catchment Group’s Annual General Meeting.


Saturday 26th August, starting at 10am

Finniss Uniting Church Hall (behind the Finniss General Store, 3 Main Rd, Finniss)

RSVP:  admin@finnisscatchment.org

or ring Janette on 0417 824 973

Photo: Kym Murphy



 Frogwatch SA workshop and field trip

Join Frogwatch SA presenter, Regina Durbridge, for a fun-filled evening exploring the world of frogs. 

Hosted by the Finniss Catchment Group and the Goolwa to Wellington LAP, 
this is a great opportunity for to learn more about frogs and get up close and personal with these wonderful amphibians.

4:30pm Saturday 15th October 2016

Finniss Uniting Church Hall (behind the Finniss General Store, 3 Main Rd, Finniss)

FREE BBQ provided

Please wear long pants, suitable walking shoes and bring a torch. For those interested, a FREE Frogwatch app can be downloaded from www.frogwatchsa.co.au before the presentation.

PLEASE REGISTER at Eventbrite at 

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/frogwatch-sa-workshop-and-field-day-tickets-28252419748 

or ring Janette on 0417 824 973




Annual General Meeting
Saturday 13th August 2016
Finniss Catchment Group Cowshed Nursery
377 Braeside Road, Finniss

 

AGENDA

8:30 am weeding bee on riparian zone of the Finniss River  (meet at 8:30 at the nursery)

12 noon AGM and morning tea (also at the Nursery)

  •  Reports from the Chair, Treasurer, Waterwatch, On-ground works, and FCG Nursery
  •   Questions and discussion arising out of activities and current issues
  •  Election of committee


All Welcome

For further information phone Janette on 0417 824 973

or visit www.finnisscatchment.org






Healthy Banks: A Field Day by the Finniss
Saturday 24th October 2015 
10 am – 2 pm
Lunch provided
RSVP by 16th October to
admin@finnisscatchment.org
or 0428 441 978

 Join us for a fun family day. Be ferried in a 4WD to where Kerri Muller will lead us in exploring the banks of the Finniss: native plants, weeds, water and wildlife. Then back for lunch and checking out little critters in the river. 
Registration essential.





Finniss Catchment Group AGM
8th August 2015
  • Reports from the Chair, Treasurer, Water Watch, On-ground Works and FCG Nursery
  • Questions and discussions arising out of activities and current issues
  • Election of committee
  • Morning tea
  • Nursery Working Bee
    All welcome
    For further information phone Sally on 0428 441 987





Upper Finniss Field Day: 

fish, flows, future.

Join the Finniss Catchment Group for a fun-filled day along the picturesque Finniss River near Nangkita:

· fish expert, Nick Whiterod, will show us native fish

· walk along the river and learn about monitoring water flow, and

· have a go at identifying macroinvertebrates

           

Saturday 18th October

10 am - 2 pm

Lunch provided

RSVP by 10th October to

admin@finnisscatchment.org


                















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