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Easter Holiday Bat Chats

Bat Chats is an informal guided tour of the vulnerable Spectacled Flying Fox roost outside Cairns City Library and vicinity. People will learn about how the Spectacled Flying Fox is a “keystone species” which has a key role in seed dispersal around the region. Watch the evening ‘fly-out’! Time: 5:30pm – 6.30pm Where: Corner of Aplin St …

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Stand Up For Solar BBQ Shindig!

The new and revitalised Cairns Climate Action Network (CCAN) facilitated by the Cairns And Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is having a BBQ to engage with the community and to chat about climate change, solar power and our group. When: Sat 11th july, 11am – 1pm Where: BBQ lorikeet, near the Lagoon, Cairns Esplanade Please …

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Addressing urban water pollution – Cairns Drain Stencil Project Launch

Get in on the ground level. Get outdoors, get creative, meet people and do your bit to protect our local marine environment! Join us on World Environment Day, FridayJune 5th, to help launch the Cairns Drain Stencil Project. Our community volunteer group – the CAFNEC Marine Response Team – are excited to be coordinating this project with the support …

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Party with a Purpose this Sunday!

Party with a Purpose As a CAFNEC volunteer or supporter this is your invitation to join us for a night of celebration! Please join us @ Salt house, Cairns, front bar – Sunday 24th May 4-7pm Reserve your free ticket now. Celebration of CAFNEC volunteers and successes hosted by the CAFENC Marine Response Team All CAFNEC …

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Seventy One Percent – marine conservation themed art exhibition

A group of James Cook University students is presenting an art exhibition this June on the theme of our positive and negative relationship with the ocean. Titled Seventy One Percent – the percentage of the earth’s surface that is water – the event is a group exhibition comprised of emerging and established artists who share …

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World Heritage Day Event – message in a bottle

April 18th is World Heritage Day and this year we want to celebrate our national treasure by helping to ensure the Reef is 100% protected. Where: Cairns Esplanade Eastern events lawn, (East of the Lagoon swimming pool) – map link below. What: Picnic and opportunity to send your ‘message in a bottle’ to Greg Hunt …

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Reef Hour @ Salt House

Reef Hour The Great Barrier Reef and the future of reef tourism. Your reef – your jobs – your future An invitation to tourism operators, crew, divers and others with an interest in the future of the GBR and tourism. Short presentations from tourism professionals and environmental experts and a chance for informal discussions with …

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Top class line-up of speakers for Community Forum on Cairns Port Dredging

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have confirmed an impressive and diverse line up of speakers for presentations and panel discussion at the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging, 6:30 24th September 2014 at the Cairns Choral Society 31-33 Greenslopes St, North Cairns. CAFNEC is proud to be able to bring a …

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Community forum on Cairns Port Dredging Announced

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have today announced the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging. When: 24th September 2014, 6:30 pm start Where: Cairns Choral Society hall, 31-33 Greenslopes Street, North Cairns. What: Presentations and panel discussion from tourism and local industry representatives, leading scientists and environmental experts. Presentations, Q&A, light …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/08/16/community-forum-cairns-port-dredging-announced/

This Sunday! Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet. Cairns community gathering and march.

Dredging proposals threaten our future: Community gathering and march. When: Sunday April 6th 11:30 for 12 Noon Where: Esplanade Lagoon, Western Events Area, Cairns, Queensland. What: Live Music, Speakers, March through town. Dress in blue, bring signs and banners, family friendly, fun, all welcome. Speakers will include veteran environmentalist Bob Irwin. Want to volunteer to …

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