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We're offering a range of events and activities to help you connect with nature and learn about natural environments in the City of Marion.
Valuing Marion’s Nature is a new program fostering greater understanding and appreciation of nature in our city. It includes a range of activities such as wildlife watching, nature play for children, bike rides, guided walks, hands on workshops and more!
We have developed a series of resources to help residents to engage with nature in our city. Together, the resources highlight 100 ways you can experience nature in Marion. Hard copy versions can be collected from Marion libraries, neighbourhood centres and Council offices. Or download them below:
The first year of the program revealed a very high level of interest from the community in nature-based events. This was demonstrated by the fact that almost all program events booked out quickly and had long waiting lists.
Some of the key focus areas for the program in 2018-19 were:
A range of events catered for different audiences, ages and interests in the community. A total of 443 people attended the following 13 program events:
There was positive feedback on program events, with 100% of participants who completed a survey agreeing or strongly agreeing that the event they attended was informative, well planned and that they would attend another program event.