Down the drain - Is this the Future of our Rivers?
Hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Futures
This forum is about how and why we must protect our rivers, with a particular focus on threat of unnecessary water infrastructure a proposed dam poses to the internationally significant Mary River in South East Queensland.
MC: Cate Faehrmann, Executive Director, NSW Nature Conservation Council
Steve Posselt, Kayak4earth
Water Engineer of 37 years, former president AWA Qld Branch
Still drying out from his 1000 km kayak from Brisbane to Sydney, Steve will share his first hand experience of the state of our rivers.
Professor Stuart White, Institute for Sustainable Futures
A leading expert in sustainable water management, Stuart will explain the sustainable alternatives to provide water security to our cities.
Professor Jean Joss, Macquarie University
Jean has spent much of her life researching Lungfish. She will explain the importance of this living fossil and the threat the proposed dam poses to them.
Glenda Pickersgill, Vice President, Save the Mary River Coordinating Group. Glenda will discuss the evolution of the campaign to save the Mary since April 2006.
And other speakers to be advised.
When: 4 – 6 pm, Saturday, 1 November 2008
Where: University of Technology Sydney,
Building 10 (Entry Level on Jones St ie Level 2)
Room 230 (on left hand side of foyer, turn left before the Student Centre)
RSVP appreciated.Please call Tanzi 0405848375 or email Tanzi.E.Smith@uts.edu.au
- 1 November 2008
- 16:00 - 18:00
- City - Broadway CB10 Ground floor, Room 230
- All Welcome
- Tanzi Smith, Ph. 0405 848 375