Threatened Species Day

Koala on Threatened Species Day

Koala on 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. Continue reading

World’s First Solar Train

Blog Author: Eco Experiences

G’day Nature lovers,

Byron Bay Solar Train

Byron Bay Solar Train

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 my excitement when I got to try out the new Byron heritage train, which also happens to be the world’s first solar train. Continue reading

Top 10 nature activities for kids in Byron

Blog Author: Eco Experiences

G’day nature lovers,

Top 10 nature activities for kids in byron

Top 10 nature activities for kids in byron

Are looking to get your kids off their screens and into nature these school holidays? Here are my top 10 nature-based activities for kids around Byron Shire these school holidays.  They are in no particular order, some cost money some are free, but they all give your kids an opportunity to explore nature.

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