World Environment Day in Garema Place, Civic (04 June 2010)

Visit Garema Place from 11.00am to 2.00pm this Friday to celebrate World Environment Day with the Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water (DECCEW). The interactive event will include displays from local organisations and government agencies to celebrate our environment as well as showcase environmental initiatives and programs that can help our community.

  • WIN one of two $350 compost bins.
  • Learn to make your own seed ball with Greening Australia.
  • Get up close to water insects and bugs thanks to Waterwatch.
  • Participate in drain stencilling with Waterwatch.
  • Find out more about ActewAGL’s FREE enviro pack.
  • Discover simple tips for saving water at home with ACTEW.
  • Make an apple slinky with SEE-Change.
  • Build your own bird house with Bunnings.
  • See a real fire truck and talk to Parks, Conservation and Lands about fire management.
  • Meet Canberra Environment and Resource Centre and see Food for Thought.
  • Entertainment with Annie and the Armadillos and Jumptown Swing.

Find out more about how DECCEW can help you to help our environment through our many programs and rebates. Other exhibitors on the day will include: ACTEW; ActewAGL; Bunnings Warehouse; Canberra Environment and Resource Centre; Conservation Council; Greening Australia; Office of the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment; Parks, Conservation and Lands; and SEE-Change.

For more information visit www.environment.act.gov.au or contact Ms Mayumi Smith on 13 22 81.

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