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1 Wetlands Place,

Shortland NSW 2307

Phone

(02) 4951 6466/ 4951 5974
Cafe closed Sunday 19 June 2022 : 0403537211

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School Holiday Programs

Who Ate The Dinosaur

VISIT THE HUNTER WETLANDS CENTRE THIS JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS TO FIND OUT
WHO ATE THE DINOSAUR.

CURRENT ART EXHIBITION

WETALNDS-ART

THE NATURE OF THINGS

John Earle with Kate Belton, Gay Cheshire, Jenny Elks, Susan Eve & Bronwen Tyler

Exhibiting: August

Opening Hours: 9am-4pm

Hunter Wetlands Centre
1 Wetlands Place Shortland NSW 2307

 

Kate Belton, Gay Cheshire, Jenny Elks, Susan Eve and Bronwen Tyler have joined with John Earle to present an exhibition of works entitled “The Nature of Things”.

The artists have a wide variety of styles and mediums but all enjoy the beauty of nature and each one has depicted this theme in their own way.

In the words of Susan Eve: “The Nature of Things: The essence of my art. It’s the natural world of twisted branches and gnarled tree trunks, incredible sunsets, intense colour, and animals and birds living life each in their own unique way. This is what inspires me, it excites and calms me, and it’s where I find my peace.”

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!