A long term of
natural resource management - with a strong focus on scientific research and
education - for protecting the wetland and woodland, to recreate habitat that
meets the needs of native species and to link vegetation habitat/remnants
together to allow movement of species within them. The Sanctuary is supported by
the community and corporate sectors, through the Friends of Oolong Inc., and
works cooperatively with Government agencies.
02 4845 6267
COMMUNITY EVENTS, 2006:
MARCH: FROM 9 TO 11AM AND FROM 2 TO 4PM
26 MARCH: FROM 9 TO
tours are conducted by a well-known birds specialist: Dr Tony Saunders, Record
Officer of the Cumberland Bird Observers? Club and NSW Facilitator for the
National Atlas for Birds, Australia and member of the Friends of Oolong
Scientific Advisory Board (Also volunteers from Canberra Ornithologist Group
to wildlife in woodlands"
time to be finalized)
tour is conducted by Dr Rebecca Montague-Drake, from the Centre for Resource and
the Environmental Studies, ANU.
This event is part of our educational program and to promote membership amongst
the communities and schools in the ACT and SE NSW.
To have teachers of schools within 100km from Oolong (by invitation with snail
letters to all schools) to value our tours and eventually participate in our
school education program as described in our Web Site.
event to be advertised in the Lions newsletter with distribution in Gunning,
Dalton, Goulburn and Yass ($100 for a flier and $70 for a four line for the
year), the Chronicle, 100.3 FM Yass Community Radio Station and possibly WIN and
tours is dry and supply just water on demand.
No charges for this weekend event but donations
have a bird watching tour at $10 per person available every day of the week by
appointment. We tour follows stations set on a map prepared by the Canberra
Ornithologist Group. Written note on all birds at each marked station of the
hope to make this an annual event.