Threatened Species Day-Saturday 7th September was Threatened Species Day. We attended a special field day at Koala Gardens at Tuckurimba. The 7th September marks the date the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus), died in captivity in 1933. Unfortunately we have about 1000 species (plants and animals) that are currently on the threatened species list including the iconic koala.
Local Eco Tourism Champions-Local Eco Tourism Champions There’s green-gold in Byron shire. Local eco-tourism businesses, Byron Bay Eco Cruise & Kayaks and Vision Walks – Eco Tours, have enhanced their green credentials in the regional tourism awards hosted at South West Rocks on Thursday 1 August. Awards Byron Bay Eco Cruise and Kayaks were inducted into the hall … Continue reading Local Eco Tourism Champions
World’s First Solar Train-Blog Author: Eco Experiences G’day Nature lovers, Did you know that I’m no only a nature nerd, but I’m also a bit of a train nerd, not a train spotter, mind, just a train nerd (probably the same distinction between my love of birds and not being a fully fledged bird watcher) . So imagine … Continue reading World’s First Solar Train
Bird Week 23-29 Oct-Originally posted on 100% Nature Nerd: G’day nature lovers, Scaly Breasted Lorikeet I love birds, I’m not sure I’m a fully-fledged bird nerd yet, but I think I’m well on my way. 23-29 October 2017 is Bird Week; there will be lots of activities for bird lovers of all ages, abilities and interest. Here are some…
Kayaking on the Brunswick River-Originally posted on 100% Nature Nerd: Kayaking in Minjungbul Creek G’day nature lovers, I love kayaking. I’m not that great at it, but I love being immersed in nature and kayaking does that in a wonderful way. So it’s lucky, I suppose that I live 100m from the beautiful Brunswick River (15km north of Byron Bay).…
The Crystal Castle -Reflecting Magic-Blog Author: Eco Experiences G’day nature lovers, As a local guide I see plenty of stressed out city slickers, who come to Byron Bay needing to take some time out , de-stress and unwind. One of the best places to go, isn’t in Byron, its in the hinterland and its called the Crystal Castle.
Night Vision Walk-Blog Author: Eco Experiences G’day nature lovers, If you’re after a truly unique Australian wildlife experience, you really must try walking around the rainforest at night with Night Vision Goggles.