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Thu, 22 Feb



Light & Dark - Conservation through a polar lens

Join Marnie Ogg as she dives into icy realms and vibrant wonders of the Polar regions! Ever wondered what these frosty areas can teach us the art of conservation? Unravel the secrets of these polar paradises and discover how tourism becomes our window of education.

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Light & Dark - Conservation through a polar lens
Light & Dark - Conservation through a polar lens

Time & Location

22 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT

Belrose, 146 Forest Way, Belrose NSW 2085, Australia

About the event


Fred Watson, our illustrious 'Astronomer at Large,' will kick off the evening with a captivating discourse on 'Space News Unveiled.' Delve into the latest headlines, from groundbreaking discoveries to cosmic wonders, as Fred unravels the mysteries of the cosmos that have recently graced the news. Prepare for an enlightening journey through the vast realms of space, astronomy, and the ever-evolving universe.

About your speaker:

Light & Dark - Conservation through a polar lens

Marnie, with her extensive background in the travel industry, has ventured through an awe-inspiring 82 countries, each with its own tale and terrain. But what truly sets her journey apart is her profound appreciation for the natural world, especially the enigmatic, expanses that lie hidden in the polar realms.

The polar regions, with their icy majesty and unparalleled beauty, hold secrets that beckon the adventurous spirit in us. Yet, beyond their breathtaking landscapes, they whisper tales of conservation, resilience, and the delicate balance of nature. Marnie's deep love for the dark world, where stars shimmer undisturbed and nature's rhythms play out in their purest form, has led her to champion the cause of night conservation.

Join us on this mesmerising expedition as Marnie intertwines her travel tales with the crucial lessons the Arctic and Antarctic teach us about conservation. Discover how tourism, when approached with mindfulness and respect, becomes a powerful tool in preserving these pristine environments for generations to come.


The Cascade Restaurant is open for dinner after the talk with last orders at 7.45pm. We recommend that you book a table and order your meal in advance to assist the kitchen. Book your table now.


  • 1 hour

    Doors open


  • General entry

    +$0.38 service fee
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