Focus On The Environment at Richmond Library

It's Conservation Week from 14-22 September, but we think our environment deserves a whole month! So come along to one of our informative and interesting talks taking place throughout September and find out more about this beautiful world we live in.

All of these events are free to attend and everyone is welcome. Bookings are not required.

Event Description Time and Date
What on Earth is Climate Change? Jenny Easton answers the questions How do Greenhouse gases heat the Earth? Why does it matter? and What can we do about it? 12.00pm-1.00pm, Tuesday 3 September
Freshwater Fish Find out about the latest discoveries about the cryptic creatures on Tasman's waterways with Trevor James. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Monday 9 September
Project Janszoon Find out about the philanthropic conservation trust spending millions to restore the ecology of Abel Tasman National Park with Bruce Vander Lee. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Thursday 12 September
Whio Find out about whio, New Zealand's very special endemic blue duck, with Department of Conservation whio specialist Jason Malham. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Thursday 19 September
Before The Flood Watch a National Geographic documentary about climate change, and follow actor Leonardo Dicaprio as he meets with world leaders, scientists and activists to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions. Phone 03 543 8500 to book your spot. 6.30pm, Tuesday 24 September
Extinction Rebellion What is Extinction Rebellion? Why do they exist, what do they think and what do they do? Find out with Jose G Cano. 5.30pm-6.30pm, Wednesday 25 September
Kaitiakitanga Find out about Māori relationships to the land and kaitiakitanga with Renee Thomas. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Thursday 26 September