Bundanon Field Day 2017

COST

Full $12, $8 Concession
Children under 16 FREE

10.30am- 4.00pm

No pre-booking required.

LOCATION

​Bundanon Property

VISITING INFORMATION

10.30am- 4.00pm

We suggest entry before 11am.
Please check weather conditions.

DATE & TIME

Sun 9 Apr 2017

10:30AM - 4:00PM

A Family Day of Bush Discovery

The Field Day is your chance to get amidst the Bundanon landscape with experts in natural resource management, conservation, and ecology.

Meet native animals, be awestruck by the natural amphitheatre, seek delicate autumn orchids, and look for local fish and birds. It’s a day of fun and learning for the whole family with plenty of children’s activities.

Gates open at 10.30am and close at 4pm. Catering by Duck Duck Goose and Hyper Hyper Coffee, or bring a picnic.

Entry $12, concession $8. FREE for children under 16.

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ACTIVITIES

Flora Explorer
Explore Bundanon’s diverse flora with Kevin Mills, well-known local botanist and Chair of the NPWS South Coast Regional Advisory Committee together with NPWS’s Valda Corrigan along the Cedar Walk. Discover the success of bush regeneration after lantana clearing.

Autumn Orchids
Join Orchid expert Alan Stephenson for a walk around the property to learn about the fascinating life of orchids.

Living Landscape
Walk parts of Treelines Track with South East land Services’ Jason Carson and Bundanon’s Richard Montgomery. Learn about the changes to the landscape, bush regeneration and restoration occurring through the Landcare Australia Living Landscape project.

Bush Tucker Walk: Auntie Deidre will take you on an Indigenous Bush Tucker Walk through the Bundanon bushland while explaining Koori connections to the land and their relationship to native plants. Auntie Deidre will also be leading a Traditional Weaving Workshop demonstrating various techniques using reeds and string.

Birds: Look and listen
Walk with Barry Virtue of Bird Life Australia to the Amphitheatre and beyond to discover the diverse bird life on the Bundanon property

Haunted Point Loop Walk
Walk the Haunted Point Loop Walk with Bundanon’s Ralph Dixon, passing through rainforest, open woodland and escarpment ridges.

Fish Finders
Our friends from the Southern Bass Club have researched the fish in the Shoalhaven River and work to promote the sustainability of the Southern Bass species. Look in the fish tank and have a chat with the club members to find out about their catch and release monitoring program.

Shoalhaven Zoo to You
Come face to face with native wildlife with Shoalhaven Zoo to You animal encounter display.


ARTWORKS

Soundtracker by Gary Warner
Location: Singleman’s Hut

Gary Warner’s ‘soundtracker' is an evocative multichannel sonic experience of over 200 field recordings in a subdued light installation. The sounds are selected from the artist’s personal field recording library created over almost four decades, in a wide variety of locations and contexts - including recordings made in and around Bundanon.

The human-made tree by Benjamin Just
Location: Off Cedar Walk

Benjamin was the inaugural Bundanon French Artist in Residence program in late 2016. Benjamin created site based works, using fallen timbers.


ART WORKSHOPS

Bundanon’s education team will lead art workshops for all to get involved in:

  • Microbiological patterns with USB Microscopes
  • Botanical Drawing of seeds and pods

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Bundanon Open Days

Gary Warner - Soundtracker

Anne Ferran - Intimate Journals

Bundanon Walking Tracks