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Tamar Island Wetlands Centre celebrates National Science Week

17/08/2005

Australia's National Science Week will be celebrated with an Open Day and several activities at the Tamar Island Wetlands Centre on Saturday, 20 August.

Parks and Wildlife Service northern region manager, Chris Colley, said the open day is a co-operative event with the Northern Tasmania Water Quality Monitoring Team and the Gambusia Project with the theme 'Winter in the Wetlands'.

"The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre is a great place to learn about the value of wetlands to the environment and we're inviting people of all ages to visit the centre for interesting talks and activities," Chris said.

Activities for the Open Day include a talk and walk in the wetlands at 11.30am and a talk and demonstration on the pest fish Gambusia holbrookii at 2.30pm.

Primary school aged children are invited to participate in a fun, interactive activity to create a wall hanging depicting winter in the Wetlands.

Further information on National Science Week can be found on the website www.scienceweek.info.au.

For more information about the Open Day, contact the Tamar Island Wetlands Centre on 6327 3964 or the Parks and Wildlife Service website www.parks.tas.gov.au.

This initiative is part of the State Government's commitment to progressing Tasmania Together Goal 21 - Value, protect and conserve our natural and cultural heritage.