Geelong Nature Forum

The theme of the 2020 event is Where The Rivers Run, with a focus on the animal and plant life of the Geelong region’s rivers, creeks and wetlands.

The Geelong Nature Forum 2020 is an exciting, multi-dimensional event, showcasing Geelong’s natural wonders through a week-long series of nature-based activities, presentations and displays.

The event will be held from 28 March to 3 April, featuring:

  • Talks on Saturday 28 March;
  • Manned displays by local community environment groups throughout the week;
  • Field-based activities, to encourage people to explore natural places in their local communities, on Sunday 29 March;
  • Nature-based school holiday activities; and
  • A Geelong school student-led art exhibition at the National Wool Museum.

The Geelong Nature Forum is a joint initiative, supported by the Geelong Field Naturalists Club and the City of Greater Geelong.

Bookings for the different Geelong Nature Forum sessions are being taken via Eventbrite


Alphabet Bird Project - the A to Z of threatened wetland species

Greater Geelong’s year four students are invited to create artworks for display in the National Wool Museum during the Geelong Nature Forum.

The exhibition will showcase 26 waterway and wetland birds that are threatened in the Geelong region.

The artworks will be displayed during the Geelong Nature Forum, from 28 March to 3 April 2020.

The Alphabet Bird Project aims to encourage school students and their families to learn more about the nature and biodiversity of our waterways and wetland areas and highlight the needs of threatened bird species.

It is a joint project, supported by the Geelong Field Naturalists Club and the City of Greater Geelong.

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If you have any questions, please contact Karen Benham at the City on (03) 5272 5272 or


Page last updated: Wednesday, 27 November 2019