Sunday September 25th

at the top river flat, 350 Chauncy Vale Road, Bagdad



10:00 am        Welcome to Country - and traditional Smoking Ceremony with Ochre Rain

10:00am          FOR CHILDREN -

  • Discovery Ranger Program, specimens and activities suitable for families with young children  (10 am -12 noon)

  • facilitated free-play activity with 'Nature Be In It', and

  • Wombat Woodland Walk - click on the logo for more information 

11:00 am         Guided Walks

  • Woodland Birds with Dr Glen Bain of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy. Chauncy Vale has an impressive diversity of birds. Glen will assist with identifying birds and talk about their habitat requirements.

  • Fireside Chat & Walk on Country with Luke Mabb & Ochre Rain - traditional owner's perspective on this country

12:30         Lunch – BYO BBQ or picnic lunch - Coffee Van (cash only)

1:00 pm      Day Dawn Cottage museum (former home of the Chauncy family) will be open for inspection.

  • Meet Heather Chauncy - Chauncy Vale was her childhood home and her parents founded the Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Meet Traditional Owners and learn about the cultural heritage of this country.

  • Book sales – an opportunity to get yourself a copy of one of the Nan Chauncy books or the classic DVD of ‘They Found a Cave’. Cash only

  • Tasmanian Land Conservancy will have an information stall.

  • There is a coffee van planned to be on site (cash only) - free drinks for children will also be available.

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Photo by Andy Townsend

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