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“The Private and Communal Life of Trees” Paul Ryan

Noosa Parks Association Environment Centre 5 Wallace Drive, Wallace Park,, Noosaville

Guest speaker Paul Ryan will explain how trees function as individuals; their physiognomy; vascular  system, nutrition and hormones. He will then consider how trees function in a community having  symbiotic relationships with other trees, fungi, bacteria, insects and fauna.  This is the final forum at the Environment Centre for 2020. Register to attend The forum...

$5

Climate Crisis with Professor Ian Lowe

Noosa Parks Association Environment Centre 5 Wallace Drive, Wallace Park,, Noosaville

Science has been warning for decades that human activity is changing the global climate. We are already seeing very significant consequences, ranging from massive coral bleaching to catastrophic fires and flood events. These changes are a result of an increase in average global temperatures of just over one degree. It will take concerted action to...

$5

Maternal nesting behaviour in city dragons with Nicola Kent, USC

Noosa Parks Association Environment Centre 5 Wallace Drive, Wallace Park,, Noosaville

Increasing urbanisation poses a global threat to biodiversity and minimising its impact will require a greater understanding of how organisms adapt to life in cities. Mounting evidence has shown that urbanisation is driving the evolution of the species that reside within. What we are yet to understand is how. As an iconic urban adapted species,...

$5
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