• Whale Weekend a HUGE success

    by  • November 3, 2010

    Whale Weekend at the Discovery Centre was a huge success.  There was standing room only in the Theatrette on Friday night for Dave Donnelly’s very informative presentation about the latest news in whale research.     Saturday was a huge day, with loads of young families taking advantage of the free entry.  Many children...

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    Great Aussie Road Trip visitors

    by  • October 6, 2010

    The Power family from Lyneham in the ACT were our special guests last week as part of their Great Aussie Road Trip.  Jasmine, Jemma and little Teddy, along with parents Rachel and Greg and a few friends took part in a guided Rocky Shore Ramble with Sheree and Jade before touring the Discovery Centre....

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    A good result from the Sea Squirt DNA test results

    by  • May 19, 2010

    Long-awaited test results have identified that the sea squirt found in Twofold Bay in March is NOT the invasive sea squirt Didemnum vexillum.  This is a great relief to community members, fisherfolk and more importantly the mussel farmers in Twofold Bay who held grave fears for their mussel stock and future viability if the...

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    Keep an eye out for a colonial sea squirt

    by  • April 26, 2010

      The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre has been working closely with the NSW Department of Industry & Investment in helping raise awareness about the newly discovered marine pest known as Didemnum vexillum (or colonial sea squirt). Any boat owners, fishermen, yachtsmen or divers using Twofold Bay are urged to familiarise themselves with the...

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    Welcoming delegates from Marine Discovery Centres Australia next weekend

    by  • April 22, 2010

    Representatives from Marine Discovery Centres Australia will converge on Eden next weekend for the annual workshop/conference to share ideas, resources and some laughs.  It’s a great opportunity for the various centres to discuss new educational opportunities and also see what our region has to offer.  Check out the new website:  www.mdca.org.au to link to...

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