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© Littoral Productions 2002

WHAT'S ON:
A CALENDAR OF
ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA


2002

January || February || March || April || May || June

July || August || September || October || November || December

Last modified:   18th April


Notes

This list is not exhaustive; it includes meetings of statutory authorities which are open to the public; conferences, seminars, forums and community meetings dealing with environmental issues; and opportunities for hands-on involvement in environmental projects.


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JANUARY 2002

Draft Catchment Water Management Plan
Torrens Catchment
During January, the Torrens Catchment Water Management Board will be holding three public meetings to seek community input on the draft Comprehensive Catchment Water Management Plan for the Torrens Catchment. The Plan sets out policies and strategies for the Board's operations for 2002-2007. The meetings will be held at:
Norwood     CudleeCreek     Woodville

Meeting dates and venues are listed below.

Copies of the draft Plan can be inspected at the Board's office or at local council offices. They may be purchased for $20 (hardcopy), or obtained free on CD-ROM, from the Board's office.

Written submissions may be sent (by 4pm, 15 February 2002) to:

Alan Ockenden, General Manager,
Torrens Catchment Water Management Board
5 Greenhill Road, Wayville SA 5034

Registrations to attend the meetings may be made (by 11 January 2002) to:

Contact:   Amanda Ph: 8271 9190

Draft Catchment Water Management Plan
Patawalonga Catchment
During January, the Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board will be holding two public meetings to seek community input on the draft Comprehensive Catchment Water Management Plan for the Patawalonga Catchment. The Plan sets out policies and strategies for the Board's operations for 2002-2007. The meetings will be held at:
West Torrens     Mitcham

Meeting dates and venues are listed below.

Copies of the draft Plan can be inspected at the Board's office or at local council offices. They may be purchased for $20 (hardcopy), or obtained free on CD-ROM, from the Board's office.

Written submissions may be sent (by 4pm, 22 February 2002) to:

Alan Ockenden, General Manager,
Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board
5 Greenhill Road, Wayville SA 5034

Registrations to attend the meetings may be made
(by 10 January 2002 [West Torrens] or 22 January 2002 [Mitcham]) to:

Contact:   Amanda Ph: 8271 9190

SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas
Public Consultation Evenings
During January and February, a series of public consultation evenings will be held to ensure that the public has the opportunity be informed, to discuss issues and concerns, to contribute local knowledge and perspectives, and to participate in the development of a draft vision and policy document regarding the establishment of a Representative System of Marine Protected Areas. The meetings will be held at:

Adelaide
Warooka
Wallaroo
Edithburg
Victor Harbor

Port Pirie
Port Augusta
Whyalla
Penneshaw
Kingscote

Port Lincoln
Cowell
Ceduna
Elliston
Kingston

Millicent
Mount Gambier
Port MacDonnell
Adelaide
Cape Jervis


For further information and copies of the draft document, contact:

Lauren Monks
Office for Coast & Marine,   Department for Environment & Heritage
Level 2, SA Water House, 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Email: Office for Coast & Marine
Ph: (08) 8204 9421   Fax: (08) 82226 0004

Copies of the draft document will also be available from regional offices of
National Parks & Wildlife SA,   PIRSA   and local government offices.
It can also be downloaded from: Office for Coast & Marine - downloads

Closing date for submissions:   4th March 2002
9th - (3pm) - Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
5 Greenhill Road, Wayville   Ph: 8271 9190

14th - (7pm) - Draft Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Plan - community consultation
West Torrens Library Auditorium, Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board   Ph: 8271 9190

15th - (7pm) - Draft Torrens Catchment Water Management Plan - community consultation
Don Pyatt Community Centre, 175 The Parade, Norwood (entry off George Street)
Torrens Catchment Water Management Board   Ph: 8271 9190

16th - (7pm) - Draft Torrens Catchment Water Management Plan - community consultation
Cudlee Creek Soldiers Memorial Hall, Gorge Road, Cudlee Creek
Torrens Catchment Water Management Board   Ph: 8271 9190

17th - (7pm) - Draft Torrens Catchment Water Management Plan - community consultation
CC1 Meeting Room, City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville
Torrens Catchment Water Management Board   Ph: 8271 9190

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Lecture Theatre, Goodman Building, Botanic Gardens, Hackney Road, Adelaide

20th - (1:45-4:15pm) - Burnside Historical Society - tour of the Glen Osmond Mine
(the oldest silver-lead mine in Australia)
meet in the Council car-park;   Cost:   $7 adults, $4 children (must be age 5+);   Ph: 8366 4224

(2pm) - Bird Care & Conservation Society - afternoon tea & chat
Conservation Centre, 120 Wakefield Street, Adelaide   Ph: 8254 6696   or   0418 807 546

21st - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Warooka Town Hall, Warooka

22nd - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Wallaroo Town Hall, Wallaroo

23rd - (10.30am-11.45am) - Department for Water Resources - seminar
Australia-Asia Centre, Level 4, SA Water House, 77 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Speaker:
Scotte Wedderburn,   (Project Officer, Water Policy Division, DWR)
'The South Australian Aquatic Biota Database'

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Bowling/RSL Club, Edithburg

24th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Whale Centre, Victor Harbor

29th Jan - 2nd Feb - World Wetlands Week
World Wetlands Week (World Wildlife Fund)

29th - (10:30am) - Clean Up Australia Day 2001 - official launch
at: The Scout Hall, Apex Park Wetland, Burbridge Road, West Beach
Contact: Lindy Swan at KESAB   Ph: 8234 7255

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Yacht Club, Port Pirie

30th - (7pm) - Draft Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Plan - community consultation
Mitcham Village Institute, cnr Princes Road & Torrens Street, Mitcham
Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board   Ph: 8271 9190

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Yacht Club (new), Port Augusta

31st - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Yacht Club, Whyalla

(7pm) - Wind Farm Information Session - update on Mount Pleasant area tests
Mount Pleasant Soldiers Memorial Hall
Email:   Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre   Ph: 8568 1907

(7:30pm) - Burnside Environment Advisory Committee - community meeting
Mayor's Parlour, Burnside Town Hall, Greenhill Road, Tusmore (entry off Greenhill Road)
City of Burnside   Ph: 8366 4281

FEBRUARY 2002

2nd - World Wetlands Day

4th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Penneshaw Town Hall, Penneshaw

(7:30pm) - Proposed Housing Subdivision of Lochiel Park, Campbelltown - public meeting
Campbelltown Leisure Centre, 531 Lower North East Road, Campbelltown

5th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Yacht Club, Kingscote

6th - South East Development Plan Review - public hearings
(2pm) - Naracoorte Lucindale Council
(7pm) - Mount Gambier Council
review of councils' development plans by the South East Local Government Association (SELGA)
Contact: MasterPlan   Ph: 8221 6000

(7pm) - Inner Northern Environment Forum
Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone Road, Kilburn
Email: Alan Richardson   Co-ordinator: Paul Day   Ph: 8405 6767
Presentation:   'How to improve your home garden'

7th - (1pm) - Water Resources Council - meeting   Ph: 8463 6936
Conference Room, Level 1, Grenfell Centre, 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Yacht Club, Port Lincoln

(7:30pm) - 'Hollywood Dinosaurs' - free public lecture
Mawson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Geology & Geophysics, Adelaide University
Speakers:
Ben McHenry, Steve Donnellan   (palaeontologists, SA Museum)
Chris Daniels   (physiologist, Adelaide University)

8th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Sporting Complex, Cowell

10th - (1pm-4pm) - Energy Forum - Community Forum
The Reedbeds Community Centre, cnr Fitch & Halsey Roads, Fulham
Contact:   Henley & Grange Residents Association
PO Box 72, Henley Beach SA 5022
Jim Douglas   Ph: 8356 0302
Speakers:
Climate Change
Government Energy Initiatives
Transport & Pollution Solutions
Industry Responsibilities & Community Links
Sustainable Energy Options
Energy Planning for Local Government
Creating Cool Communities
Dr David Shearman
Nick Branson   Energy SA
Alison Collins   Smogbusters
Bob Goering   Business SA
Dr Dennis Matthews
Tanya Miller & Dianne Vivian
John Denlay   Conservation Council


12th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Sailing Club, Ceduna

13th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Council Chambers, Elliston

(7pm) - Unley Library / Old Town Hall refurbishment - community consultation
Unley Civic Centre, 181 Unley Road, Unley   Ph: 8372 5135

14th - (4pm) - Onkaparinga Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
The Hub (Salvation Army) Worship & Community Complex, Aberfoyle Park   Ph: 8374 6000

16th Feb - 14th April - Encounter 2002 - the bicentenary of the Finders & Baudin expeditions
Encounter 2002

18th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Football Club, Gall Park, Kingston

19th - (9:30am) - Eyre Peninsula Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
Council Chambers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, Cummins   Ph: 8682 5655

(5:30pm-9:30pm) - Tintinara - Coonalpyn Downs Prescribed Wells Area
Water Allocation Planning - information session & community meeting
Tintinara Health & Recreation Centre, Wendt Terrace, Tintinara
Written submissions (by COB 4th March) to:
South East Catchment Water Management Board
9 Wehl Street South, Mount Gambier   Ph: 8723 2271   Fax: 8723 2965

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Civic & Arts Complex, Millicent

20th - (10.30am-11.45am) - Department for Water Resources - seminar
Australia-Asia Centre, Level 4, SA Water House, 77 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Speaker:
Janice White
'Upper SE Water Valley Wetlands'

(1:20pm-5pm) - South East Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
Caledonian Inn, Victoria Street, Robe   Ph: 8723 2271

(3pm) - Torrens Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
5 Greenhill Road, Wayville   Ph: 8271 9190

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Lakes Resort, Mount Gambier

21st - (1pm) - River Murray Catchment Water Management Board - meeting - Agenda
Adelaide Meridien Motel Conference Room, , Melbourne Street, North Adelaide
Email: Stephanie Weinert   Ph: 8582 4477   Fax: 8582 4488

(4pm) - Sea Week - 10th-17th March (MESA) - informal planning session for participants
Marine Discovery Centre (Star of the Sea School, Henley Beach)   Email: Alex Gaut

(7pm) - Port Adelaide Environment Forum - Town Hall, Nile Street, Port Adelaide
Contact:   Cheryl Karnaitis (Chairperson)   Ph: 8449 4861
Presentations:
Jon Emmett   (Coastcare Regional Facilitator)
'A proposal for the restoration of Mutton Cove'

(7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Golf Club, Port MacDonnell

25th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Adelaide Sailing Club, Barcoo Road, West Beach

(7:30pm) - Local Heritage Places Plan Amendment Report - public consultation
City of Prospect   Prospect Town Hall, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect
Submissions:   (to 5pm, 14th February 2002)
Director, Environment & Planning Services, City of Prospect, PO Box 171, Prospect SA 5082

26th - (7pm-9:30pm) - SA Representative System of Marine Protected Areas - public consultation
Cape Jervis Community Club, Cape Jervis

28th - Carbon Awareness Day
Carbon Awareness Day (Foster Foundation)   Ph: 03 5664 2397

MARCH 2002

1st - (12pm-4pm) - Water Resources Council - meeting   Ph: 8463 6936
Conference Room, Level 1, Grenfell Centre, 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

3rd - Clean Up Australia Day Clean Up Australia Day - official website
KESAB   co-ordinates CUAD in Metropolitan Adelaide
Contact:   Lindy Swan   Ph: 8234 7255   Fax: 8234 7266

3rd-6th - Sustaining our Communities - International Local Agenda 21 Conference
Discussing approaches to sustainable development and advise Australia's input to the Johannesburg Summit 2002.
Sustaining our Communities (City of Adelaide)
Email: John Salter   Ph: 8203 7751   Fax: 0417 050910

10th - 17th - Sea Week
Sea Week (Marine Education Society of Australasia)
Email:: Tim Hoile

11th-12th - 'Getting It Right - Guiding principles for natural resource management in the 21st century'
Symposium - supported by:   Primary Industries & Resources SA,
Dept for Environment & Heritage   &   Dept for Water Resources
Adelaide Convention Centre
Registration fee:   $198 (for two days)
Email:: Phil Plevin   (Symposium Secretariat)   Ph: 8379 8222   Fax: 8379 8177

13th - (3pm) - Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board - meeting
5 Greenhill Road, Wayville   Ph: 8271 9190

20th - National Smogbusters Day
Email:: Smogbusters   Conservation Council of SA   Ph: 8223 5155

20th - (10.30am-11.45am) - Department for Water Resources - seminar
Australia-Asia Centre, Level 4, SA Water House, 77 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Speaker:
Benita Dillon
'Wetlands Strategy in SA'

(1:20pm) - South East Catchment Water Management Board
9 Wehl Street South, Mount Gambier   Ph: 8723 2271   Fax: 8723 2965

22nd - World Water Day
World Water Day (UNESCO)

23rd - World Meteorological Day
World Meteorological Day (Australian Bureau of Meteorology)


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