Icon-la VII International Conference: Water landscapes and urbanization: design, ecology and management, St. Petersburg, Russia, 5-7 June 2013.
6th Making Cities Liveable Conference in conjunction with the Sustainability Association’s “Sustainable Transformation” Conference, 17-19 June 2013, Novotel Melbourne St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Early bird registration by 29th April.
1st Congress of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) – Progress in urban ecology and ecological challenges in urban development. 25-27 July 2013, Berlin, Germany. Early bird registration by 30 April.
INTECOL 2013 (International Association for Ecology) 18-23 August 2013, London, UK. Early bird registration until 5 May.
22nd International Grassland Congress (IGC) ‘Revitalising grasslands to sustain our communities’, 15-19th September 2013, Sydney, Australia. Submissions now closed.
5th joint conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society and the Ecological Society of Australia (EcoTas13), Auckland, 24-29th November, 2013
State of Australian Cities National Conference 2013 – 26-29 November 2013, Sydney, Australia. Early bird registration closes 9 August.
Discover Bayside’s Microbats – Saturday 2 March 2013, Cheltenham Park, Scout’s Hall near railway station, 6pm til late (or 5-7pm for 3-8 year old children & their families). Booking essential: BaysideFriends [at] gmail [dot] com or tel 0408 032 963; for further details click here.
Two free bat events, organised by the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) to celebrate Australasian Bat Night, an initiative of the Australasian Bat Association. Guest speakers – Friends of the Organ Pipes National Park bat box Project Manager Robert Bender, and Tanja Straka, a PhD Student from the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology. For more information or to RSVP for either event, contact Janice Mentiplay-Smith on 57611644 or janicem [at] gbcma [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au For more information about other Australasian Bat Night activities visit www.ausbats.org.au
1. ‘Bat Night’ – bats, ecology and the urban environment, at the Train Park (Rotary Park), Melville St, Numurkah (north Victoria), Saturday March 9, at 6.30pm.
2. ‘Boxes for Bats’ – with talks on the role of bats, roosting boxes, and microbats in urban areas & how to help their population numbers. The Wunghnu Recreation Reserve, Carlisle St, Wunghnu (north Victoria), Sunday March 10, from 10.30am (for an 11am start). The Boxes for Bats participants will have the opportunity to build a bat box, for no cost, from supplied pre-fabricated materials to take home. A catered lunch will be provided for the March 10 event at no cost; please RSVP with any dietary requirements.
5th Australasian Bat Society Conference and Forum, University of Melbourne, 11-15 April 2012
MeNUER seminar, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, March 29 2012