11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Band Rotunda Roundabout,
Come and see the Aquavan when it tours the Oreti River catchment and get involved in fun and interactive activities around Queens Park.
– Interact with live marine animals in the Aquavan’s mobile viewing tanks.
– Play with the EnviroScape catchment model and see how activities on the land can affect rivers and coastal ecosystems.
– Celebrate Rotary and ICC’s installation of fish moulds beside many of the park’s stormwater drains.
– Chat with scientists who are studying Southland’s marine and freshwater ecosystems.
– Learn about New River Estuary.
– Have a go at testing water quality.
– Hear about Southland’s Catchment Groups and how they’re working together to look after our region’s waterways.
– Celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week.
All are welcome at this very special community event.
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