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Wed, 14 July


Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre

SOLD OUT - Nest Box Building Workshop

Learn all about enhancing habitat for wildlife at Herdsman Lake with Simon Cherriman from the Re-Cyc-Ology Project! Create positive change for hollow-dependent wildlife by working together to convert waste materials into wildlife habitat. Limited to 10 families or groups!

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SOLD OUT - Nest Box Building Workshop
SOLD OUT - Nest Box Building Workshop

Time & Location

14 July 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre, Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre, Selby Street, Wembley WA, Australia


About the Event

About: The Re-Cyc-Ology Project is a conservation and environmental education initiative inspired by the loss of tree-hollows, the urgent need to protect remaining wildlife habitat, and the growing amount of human waste entering our ecosystems. As part of this hands-on workshop, 10 families or groups will work together to construct a nest box using recycled materials. Each group will have the option of taking their nest box home to install themselves, or boxes can be donated to the Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre and installed as part of a long-term monitoring program. 

Date: Wednesday 14th July 

Time: 9:00am - 3pm

Presenters: WA Gould League and The Re-Cyc-Ology Project/ iNSiGHT Ornithology

Cost:  Admission $60/ Family or Group;  WAGL Friends $51/Family or Group (15% discount). All children need to be accompanied by an adult.

What’s included: Presentation by Simon Cherriman (Environmental researcher, educator and flim maker) on wildlife habitat, tree-hollows, nest boxes and waste management. Each group/family will then construct and paint a nest-box. To finish off, groups will be shown examples of nest boxes installed around Herdsman Lake and how we plan to monitor them using motion sensing cameras. Any dontated  boxes will then be installed by Simon.  Tea/coffee and light refreshments will be provided at morning tea. All materials supplied on the day.

What to bring: Water bottle, picnic lunch, closed shoes, suitable clothing for wood working & painting, and Ear-muffs/ear plugs.

Other info: Limited to 10 Groups . Suit ages 7+

Image credit: Simon Cherriman


  • Family-Group Admission

    This ticket is valid for 1 Family or Group (max 5 participants). Friends of the WA Gould League receive a 15% discount on this special school holiday workshop. Please enter Coupon at checkout to receive your discount.

    +$1.50 service fee
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