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Newsletter - Sept-Nov 2014

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UPCOMING EVENTS: The Bookend Trust’s FREE annual public presentation night will be held at 7pm on Weds, 26 November 2014 at the Stanley Burbury Theatre, UTAS (Churchill Avenue). This will include an encore showing of Joe Shemesh's award-winning cinematography that has previously been seen at the world-famous Banff Mountain Film Festival in Canada and the Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival in Launceston, where it co-premiered on the same day earlier this month. As well as showcasing Joe’s outstanding footage, the evening will also present works from upcoming Tasmanian students, including Sophie Ambler (Clarence) and Julia Parker (Smithton), who have won Antarctic flights as a result of their achievements. If you want to see this, and hear about the big year we’ve had supporting Tasmanian students, please RSVP either to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it OR via the Facebook event page to reserve a space.

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The above link will take you to the Sixteen Legs SHOP, where you can purchase related products, or DONATE to support the project. If fundraising exceeds the threshold, you will automatically be entered into the draw with one chance per $ spent to be flown to Tasmania from anywhere around the globe to spend time with Bookend patron NEIL GAIMAN, to be a part of the filming of SIXTEEN LEGS, and to experience Tasmania’s unique wilderness, animals and tourist sights. FIND OUT MORE

 

RECENT EVENTS: 

16 LEGS: SPIDER LOVE,   a behind-the-scenes glimpse of SIXTEEN LEGS, shared a dual-hemisphere global premiere in Australia and Canada on 9 November at the Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival in Launceston, Tasmania, and the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in Alberta, Canada.

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The biennial National Conference of the AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION was in Hobart on 2-4 November, the first time in 17 years, and Bookend was there with parts of the SIXTEEN LEGS Enter the Cave Exhibition and a presentation from Andrew Hughes and Cave ART students.

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SIXTEEN LEGS: ENTER THE CAVE EXHIBITION:

Rosny Barn, launching 5pm, 15 August, then open 16-24 August - FREE EVENT 

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 ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK SPECIAL LECTURE:

Royal Society Room, TMAG, 8pm on 5 August - FREE EVENT

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Do you have an interest in copyright issues and the use of online resources in the digital world? Bookend is pleased to host a presentation on these topics next Friday (27 June) from 2pm to 5pm at the IMAS Waterfront Building in Hobart


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Coastal Waste Project presentations/workshops

 

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A new update is coming, but in the meantime look back at our 2013 UPDATE to see what we got up to last year:

Students can win a flight over Antarctica or a Southern Ocean wilderness cruise; watch the video of the Thailand-Tasmania exchange; relive the VOLCANO LAND experience; see the results of the My My Maria expeditions and App production; follow our blog from Nepal; catch up with Lynchpin, Redmap and the Three Peaks race; a special gift from Doctor Who to Dunalley Primary; Andrew launches the ABC Giving Tree; Bookend meets The Phantom of the Opera; and various other achievements and events!

Go to the 2013 year summary HERE

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 14:34 Read more...
 

The Bookend program seeks to inspire students and the community with the potential of building positive and effective environmental careers and solutions.

We achieve this through a diverse range of projects, including scholarships, documentaries, school visits, public presentations, on-ground field courses and the award-winning Expedition Class adventure learning program.

 Bookend is funded through the time, energy and donations of private individuals concerned about building a positive and co-operative environmental future for our students and community. We welcome the feedback and comment of anyone prepared to Be involved!


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