Events on 04/23/2017

Events on 23-04-2017

Mountains to Sea Wānanga 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:00
Omaha Marae, Leigh, Auckland
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A national marine and freshwater conference

“Citizen Science”
For marine and freshwater conservation action and education
Friday 21st April – Sunday 23rd April 2017 
Omaha Marae, Leigh, Auckland 

Register now here.

Purpose 

An inspirational professional development and networking opportunity for all those involved or interested in freshwater and marine conservation.

Objectives

  • provide a forum for marine and freshwater educators to network about education for sustainability initiatives and projects around science communication
  • provide professional development opportunities
  • provide a forum to discuss the effectiveness of existing and potential partnerships that foster action for marine and freshwater conservation
  • ensure strong delivery of the Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR) and Whitebait Connection (WBC) concepts around New Zealand
  • raise the profile and value of citizen science whilst exploring what it actually is - workshop on what citizen science means for New Zealanders"

Wānanga registration will include

  • powhiri at 11am on Friday 21st April 
  • marine & freshwater keynote presentations from Dr Victoria Metcalfe, Sally Carson and Dr Nick Shears 
  • fresh wholesome meals and marae accommodation over the 3 day conference- wānanga
  • idyllic scenery at the location near New Zealand’s first marine reserve  
  • marine and freshwater field trips including local conservation initiatives and attractions
  • an opportunity to share your own project during ‘show n tell’, displays & facilitated workshops
  • inclusion of local residents, tangata whenua & conservation groups throughout the programme

See the full programme here

See below the video for the 2016 Mountains to Sea Wānanga held at Whitireia Marae in Gisborne.

Registrations essential 
$429 waged professional, 
$319 non waged/student/teacher/not for profit   

For more information, registration details and invoices contact
Samara Nicholas (09) 433 8205 or 021 036 2019 
Mail to: [email protected]  
Visit http://www.emr.org.nz/index.php/events/55-annual-marine-and-freshwater-wananga-conference  to complete the online registration. 
Please note that credit card payments options are possible via http://www.emr.org.nz/index.php/shop  but will incur an additional 5% charge of your registration fee.

 

Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust would like to thank the Tindall Foundation, DOC Community Fund, 2 Plus and Curious Minds for funding support.  

Also thanks to Ngati Manuhiri for supporting this wānanga.

 

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