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March 2018

Enjoy the search for Easter goodies through the park and mangroves while learning about nature.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nasese Foreshore, Queen Elizabeth Road
Suva, Central Fiji
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April 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kila Eco Adventure Park, Off Namosi Road Fiji

Learn about Fiji’s endangered palms from Dick Watling, scientist, author and Pacific Islands’ key environmentalist.

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August 2018

Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Freshwater macroinvertebrate scientist Bindiya Rashni will lead another Meandering Mates Hunt to find the critters that live in a stream. But this time, we’ll be in a new location: The Garrick Reserve in Namosi Province. We’ll be using the Traffic Light Bio-indicator designed by Bindiya to assess the health of the stream based on the species composition of macro-invertebrates in it. The Garrick Reserve will be a particularly interesting site as we can compare the animals living…

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November 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:15 pm
Suva Civic Centre, Stinson Parade
Suva, Central 00000 Fiji
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Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nabukavesi Stream, Namosi Road Namosi Fiji
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February 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
Suva Civic Centre, Stinson Parade
Suva, Central 00000 Fiji
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March 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Nasese Foreshore, Suva, Queen Elizabeth Drive
Suva, Central Fiji

Join Birdlife’s Dr. Mark O’Brien at the Nasese foreshore to get a closer look at some of our amazingly beautiful migratory shorebirds in their full breeding plumage. Meet at the shelter opposite Sacred Heart College on Saturday, 9 March at 4:00 pm. This particular site is of special scientific interest because the breeding waders have traveled thousands of miles to this spot in Fiji to feed as they get ready for breeding. Saturday, 9 March, 2019 4.00 – 5.30 pm…

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May 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Nasese Foreshore, Suva, Queen Elizabeth Drive
Suva, Central Fiji

Join the NatureFiji-MareqetiViti team and friends as we together commemorate World Migratory Birds Day and learn more about Fiji’s original tourists Did you know that some animals migrate—or travel—to different places, usually when the season changes? Well, 11 May is a special day dedicated to migratory birds! In honor of World Migratory Bird Day, NatureFiji-MareqetiViti invites you to find out more about Fiji’s original tourists—the amazing birds that travel to our islands for a few months each year! Join us…

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September 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join marine biologist and aqua-culturist Laura Williams on a discovery walk at the Nasese foreshore mudflats. At a casual glance, mudflats may seem like a lifeless stretch of coastline between dry land and the sea. But take a closer look and you will discover a complete ecosystem at work above, on and below the surface of the mud. Mudflats form a vital connection between land and sea, and are home to many marine and land-dwelling organisms that are important for…

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March 2020

Saturday, March 21, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Nasese Foreshore, Suva, Queen Elizabeth Drive
Suva, Central Fiji

Learn all about Fiji’s original tourists!

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