Bringing Back the Bunyip Bird: Australasian Bittern Summit 2023

The Bringing Back the Bunyip Bird: Australasian Bittern Summit 2023 is a unique opportunity to connect with scientists, conservationists, wetland managers, birdwatchers and farmers who share a passion for the iconic Australasian Bittern.

After delays due to COVID-19, Bringing Back the Bunyip Bird: Australasian Bittern Summit 2023 is back!

Riverina Local Land Services is hosting the Australasian Bittern Summit 2023 in Leeton NSW on Tuesday, 31 January 2023 – Friday, 3 February 2023.

This is the first time such a conference has been held and is an amazing opportunity to see and hear about all things Bittern.

The conference includes an interesting and engaging program with unique tours to the key Bittern wetlands of the Riverina including the internationally recognised Fivebough Wetland and Bittern-friendly rice crops.

Expert speakers from across Australia and New Zealand will cover a range of topics, including innovative monitoring methods, wetland management and Bittern-friendly rice.

Bitterns are considered a flagship species for encouraging and promoting healthy wetland management. There are many projects currently being undertaken to improve the long-term outlook for this species.

The Summit will bring together all those interested in this curious bird. The event is an opportunity to find out what is happening and what can be done in the future for the long-term survival of the species.

Register for the Summit.

Download and read the conference registration pack PDF, 2031.42 KB for more information.

31 Jan 2023 9:00 am - 3 Feb 2023 5:00 pm


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