2002-2005 Pelican Lagoon Calendar

All sign ups close 14 days prior to program start date.
We reserve the right to cancel or change programs as necessary.
PLRWC Sustainable Resources and Balance Points 13-14 April 2002
[booked out]
CVA Conservation Volunteers work program 27-31 May 2002
[booked out]
EW Earthwatch 15-28 June 2002
EC Upper Torrens Land Care Group, Birdwood SA 30 June 2002
EW Earthwatch 13-25 July 2002
EW Earthwatch 17-30 July 2002
CVA Conservation Volunteers work program 5-9 August 2002
EC Biodiversity, a window in time 7-8 September 2002
EW Discovery Weekend 4-6 October 2002
[booked out]
EW Earthwatch 12-25 October 2002
[booked out]
CVA Conservation Volunteers work program 4-8 November 2002
EC Echidnas 9-10 November 2002
EW Students in Science 14-20 December 2002
EW Students in Science 11-17 January 2003
[booked out]
EW Earthwatch 8-21 February 2003
EC SAGAP Brinkworth SA 30 April 2003
EW Earthwatch 10-23 May 2003
EW Earthwatch 2-15 August 2003
EW Earthwatch 30 August - 12 September 2003

Australian contact phone numbers and addresses:

EW - Earthwatch
Phone 03 9682 6828 126
Bank Street South Melbourne Vic 3205
Email earth@earthwatch.org.au
Earthwatch Web Site: www.earthwatch.org

EC - Echidna Care Inc.
A/hours 08 8553 7174
Post Office Penneshaw Kangaroo Island SA 5222
Email echidna@kin.net.au
Echidna Care Web Site: www.echidna.edu.au

CVA - Conservation Volunteers Australia (formerly ATCV)
Phone 08 8212 0777
130 Franklin Street Adelaide 5000
Email: adelaide@conservationvolunteers.com.au
CVA Web Site: www.actv.com.au

PLRWC - Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre.
A/hours 08 8553 7174
Post Office Penneshaw Kangaroo Island SA 5222
Email echidna@kin.net.au
Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre Web Site: www.echidna.edu.au





Workshop Details
Echidnas
9-10 November, 2002

Echidna Discovery workshop with Dr. Peggy at Pelican Lagoon, Kangaroo Island. Exploring a variety of echidna habitats and learning how the echidna fits into the living circle of these dynamic systems. Two days of experiencing the bush from the viewpoint of one of the planets longest surviving mammals.

Biodiversity
7-8 September, 2002

Some seasons Biodiversity is more obvious than others. September is a special time. Habitats and individuals stand out clearly in colour and form at this time of year. Explore what makes up the diversity and how it functions. Plants and animals are all part of the geography of life.

Discovery Weekends
4-6 October 2002

An Earthwatch Australia initiative bringing people into the field for a short introduction to field research and applications. Air travel from Adelaide , food and use of field facilities are included in the costing. Click on the EW Australia Discovery e-mail link earth@earthwatch.org.au if you have questions or with to learn more about the program, costing and bookings (include photos)

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Conservation Volunteers Australia began as Australian Trust for Conservation Volunteers. Their mascot was Eddy Echidna and the organization started working in partnership with Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre in 1993. CVA team involvement at Pelican Lagoon often includes field training in biological survey methods, radio telemetry, working with resident biologist doing field research, development and application of sustainable technology equipment at the Research Centre, maintenance and practical conservation. For details about specific teams contact by e-mail flewis@conservation.com.au the Adelaide office, phone 08 8212 0777 or check the CVA Website www.atcv.com.au for what is happening around Australia.
Sustainable Living and Research

Resident workshops are based at the Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre on Kangaroo Island . Since 1982 this facility has been free standing, supplying all the electricity and water utilities necessary for a sustainable living and workspace required by field scientist and volunteers. The Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre was showcased at the 21st Century program at the Hannover Germany World Expo 2000 as a working example of the principles of Agenda 21 and practical outcomes for humankind, nature and technology. Travel from Adelaide by bus and ferry to Pelican Lagoon (air travel from Adelaide with on island transfers can be arranged), food and use of field facilities are included in the costing

Earthwatch

Earthwatch is an international research support organization. The Pelican Lagoon Program has been working with Dr. Peggy Rismiller since 1991. Scheduled teams work with field biologist unraveling the life history and ecology of the Short -beaked Echidna and Rosenberg 's goanna through the islands unique biological windows. Click Here for information on the EW Echidna and Goannas on Kangaroo Island project to learn more about the program, costing and bookings (include photos)

Additional Workshop and Participant Programs throughout the year:

There are a number of weekday workshop and participant programs with the Kangaroo Island Penguin Study Group. Birdwatching and bird survey programs with resident biologist are available upon request. Applications for the Pelican Lagoon Wildlife Artist in Residence program close 1 December of each year. The one week Work Experience in Field Biology Monitoring and Survey program takes applications for selected projects with current biologist; contact Dr. Peggy Rismiller for details at - echidna@kin.net.au

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