2019 Restoration Science Forum

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Mokoan Hub & Cafe

652 Lake Mokoan Road

Chesneyvale, VIC 3725

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The theme for the 2019 event is ‘Connecting People with Nature’. This theme emphasises the role of nature in both ecosystem health and human

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This year's Forum program is an excellent opportunity to hear relevant speakers from a range of organisations, as they use this platform to discuss the relationship between the future of wetlands and human health.

Keynote speakers include:

Professor Pierre Horwitz - School of Natural Sciences, Edith Cowan University

The multifaceted relationships between wetlands, conservation action and human health.

Michael Johnson - Director of Moonlit Sanctuary

Moonlit Sanctuary: Connecting People to Nature

Yvonne Taura - Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research NZ

Te Reo o Te Repo - The Voice of the Wetland, a cultural wetland handbook

Cheri van Schravendijk-Goodman - Swampfrog Environmental & Tree Consultants Ltd. NZ

'When the River can't find her happy place - why wetlands are more than just 'wetlands' for a truly healthy Te Awa Tupua.'

Jennie Schopfer - Deakin University Researcher & Childhood Educator

Roll of nature play in early childhood learning

Dr Rebecca Patrick

Improving natural environments and human health by enhancing the delivery of environmental volunteering programs

Geoff Barrow - Friends of Winton Wetlands

Connecting people to nature - past, present and future

Mark Bachmann

Exploring the immense value of community volunteer involvement in wetland restoration works

Students Subsidised Positions

The Winton Wetlands Committee of Management has made available a limited number of sponsored places for tertiary students to enable sharing information more widely. Click here for the application form.

For more information and to view the program and schedule visit our website.

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652 Lake Mokoan Road

Chesneyvale, VIC 3725

Australia

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