Birdsland then and now, a fascinating local history
Belgrave’s Birdsland Reserve and surrounds are
prized by local walkers and nature lovers. Almost everyone has their own
area serves as wildlife corridor, flood retarding basin, wetland, indigenous
plant nursery and environment education centre, as well as providing a large
network of walking and cycling trails.
Birdsland’s calmness belies a dramatic and, at times tragic, history of
pioneers and politics.
this local history event hear a panel of speakers with first-hand connections
relate the historic milestones of this much loved land, and share your own
knowledge with others.
Marion Preston, of Nixon Rd speaking on the early pioneers tragedies
& hardships focusing on Dargon, Nixon and Brandt.
Betty Marsden, on the Shire's purchase of the property
Kelly O'Brien, on the present varied uses and significance of the
Where: Belgrave Library, Reynolds
When: Thursday 9 Oct at 1:30pm
but bookings required 9754 7266 or online
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