'‘Native and Wild’' exhibition: Invitation to opening on Sat 7th December

1 Wetlands Place,

Shortland NSW 2307

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Mon - Sun  9am - 4pm

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(02) 4951 6466

1 Wetlands Place

Shortland, NSW 2287

'‘Native and Wild’' exhibition: Invitation to opening on Sat 7th December

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School Holidays

January school holiday program coming soon.

 

CURRENT Art Exhibition

‘Native and Wild’

Natural History Illustration Club

To end our first year in the Hunter Wetlands Art Space, the Natural History Illustrators staff and students from the University of Newcastle will be hanging their end of year artworks.

This exhibition will be a fitting tribute to the wetlands environment and its inhabitants.

Opening:

4pm – 5:30pm Saturday 7th December

Exhibiting:

December 2nd – December 22nd 2019
Open 7 days, 9am – 4pm

MAGPIE GEESE FEEDING

Daily at 10.30am the Magpie Geese are fed on the artificial grass mat on the edge of BHP Pond near the dip-net jetty.

Come along and watch (and listen to) the free for all at feeding time.

Other pond birds like the Pacific Black Duck, Eurasian Coots and Purple Swamp Hens join in too.

The number of birds being fed varies with the seasons.

They are fed a mixture of grains – Sorghum, layer pellets and wheat.

They are never fed bread as it is like junk food to birds.

THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING TO DO AT THE WETLANDS

From birdwatching to picnicking, from canoeing to bike trails, the Hunter Wetlands Centre has it all!