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Bushfire Resilience Shoalhaven Free Tour

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Join OceanWatch in a journey of discovery of the Shoalhaven Catchment and coastal areas through the lens of bushfire recovery and resilience, on this FREE tour. The tour will run two times: 16 and 18 August 2022 - pick the date that most suits you when booking your ticket! Lunch will be provided.

You will learn about:

  • an introduction to bushfire management from Rural Fire Services (RFS) experts
  • cultural aspects of bushfire resilience by the Jerrinja Tribal Owners
  • local environmental recovery projects by Shoalhaven Riverwatch
  • the impacts of bushfires to waterways and the ecology of the estuary
  • local oyster farming and the impacts of bushfires to this industry.

WHAT: Bushfire resilience tour. Locations visited include Nowra Fire Control Centre, Seven Mile Beach and Greenwell Point. Lunch will be provided, at The Heads Hotel.

WHERE: The meeting point is at the Nowra Fire Control Centre, 92 Albatross Rd, South Nowra NSW 2541.

WHEN: 16 or 18 August 2022. Pick the date that suits you best! The tour content will be the same on each day. 09:00-15:30.

WHO: Anyone is welcome. Please contact us if you have any accessibility requirements and we will do our best to assist you.

WHAT TO BRING: Protective clothes against the weather, your water bottle.

HOW MUCH: $0! The opportunity of a free tour doesn't present itself often so make sure to secure your spot.

This is a Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund project through the joint Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. Although funding for this product has been provided by both the Australian and NSW Governments, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views of either government. Banner photo by Denisbin.

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