Seminar to explore art links
The 15th annual Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar at Dimboola next month will explore nature’s historic and natural link with the arts.
Presenters at the ‘Nature’s Canvas’ seminar at Dimboola Secondary College on September 6 will feature wildlife photographers, artists and writers.
Fiction novelist, Victorian Landcare Magazine editor and RMIT creating teacher Carrie Tiffany will be guest speaker during the event which runs from 9.30am to 9pm.
The annual seminar is a popular event with people involved in Landcare, farming, schools, agencies and biodiversity education.
Presenters include: Amanda Blake-Sutterby, artist; Robert Baird, Director of Biosis; Neville Bonney, SA seeds expert; Chris Tzaros, Bird Life Australia photographer, Michael Shiel, artist; Dennis Crawford, Graphic Science photographer, Evelyn Nicholson, Department of Sustainability and Environment; and Jonathan Starts, Wimmera bird expert.
The seminar, which includes presentations, a field tour and dinner, costs $85. Registrations close on August 31. People can register online at event website wimmerabiodiversityseminar.eventbrite.com.au
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Posted on Aug 15 2012