Nature Discovery Day

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Wednesday, 3 April 2024

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Join the City of Cockburn to immerse yourself in a day of nature. Enjoy guided walks, participate in interactive workshops and learn about your local ecosystem.
Secure your spot by registering quickly for these activities. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to embrace nature! Sign up for a guided walk, hands on acitivity, or just pop down and have a chat with the Sustainability and Climate Change team.

In 2024 we'll be popping up in the following locations:

Boodjar Mooliny Reserve - Wednesday 3 April, 2024
Bloodwood Park - Wednesday 3 July, 2024
Frankland Park - Wednesday 25 September, 2024

Registrations for Boodjar Mooliny Nature Discovery Day open in March 2024. 

Time Activity About Ages Cost Registrations
8-9.30am Guided Walk  Join our friendly bush maintenance team for a relaxed morning walk in your local patch. Get to know the reserve and meet the knowledgable people behind its upkeep! All ages Free Register for Guided walk
9.30-11am Nature Storytime Trek  Explore the wonders of nature through stories, bushwalking tips, and sensory exploration. It's a fun-filled experience that combines the magic of storytelling with the beauty of the great outdoors. 2-5 years Free Open 20 March

Register for Nature Storytime Trek
11am-12.30pm Quenda Detectives Learn about Kwenda (our local bandicoot), how to identify them and how to spot signs that they have been active in your area. Then test your new knowledge by putting your observation and detective skills to the test exploring Kwenda evidence around Boodjar Mooliny Reserve. 4-7 years $5 Register for Quenda Detectives
1-2.30pm How to save a species:Turtle-tastic Citizen Science Learn about the challenges facing our local species of freshwater turtle and find out how citizen science volunteers are helping save it from extinction! If you have your own smart phone bring it along so you can use Turtle-SAT (with permission of your guardian/carer).
7-12 $5                      Register for Turtle-tastic
2.30-3.30pm Boodjar Biddi (Bush Track) Guided Cultural Walk Learn about Nyungar perspectives on nature, wildlife, and the relationship between humans and the environment. All ages $5 Open March 2024

Register for Boodjar Biddi

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Event location

Various locations

City of Cockburn

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More information and contact

Contact Title Sustainability and Environment

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3444

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City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.