Friday, October 5 2018

ART + ENERGY 3 day Tech Camp (LAGI)

Event date: 
Friday, 5 October 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 
EcoCentre, St Kilda Botanical Gardens

Sold out - waitlist only


The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) Tech Camp focuses on design, sustainability, renewable energy, art and science for high school students.

Participants will learn about different renewable energy technologies and will be mentored through a design process with each participant designing a 3D model of their renewable energy public art generator for St Kilda Marina.

3 Day Tech Camp will be held on 3, 4 and 5 October 2018. 10am - 4pm each day. 

Brunch and Lunch provided each day

The Tech Camp will be facilitated by Elizabeth Monoian and Robrt Ferry, Directors of the US-based Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) with support from educators from the Port Phillip EcoCentre. 

Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing suitable for indoor and outdoor sessions (including walking to St Kilda Marina, St Kilda Town Hall and St Kilda Library).

This ART + ENERGY Tech Camp is an Australian first and has been adapted from the American LAGI initiative.

This event is part of LAGI 2018 with host and sponsor the Victorian State Government. 
Partners include Port Phillip EcoCentre, City of Port Phillip, Carbon Arts, Climarte and Fed Square.



Beach Sand Profiling & Sea Shell Search

Event date: 
Friday, 5 October 2018 - 10:30am
Event location: 
Werribee South beach


Meet near the fishing jetty at Werribee South beach.

10:30 - 11:30

Join Port Phillip Baykeeper Neil Blake and Werribee River Keeper John Forrester on a citizen science activity! We will be profiling the sand on the beach to understand erosion and search for sea shells to understand the habitat in the intertidle zone of the bay.

Survey tools provided, dress for the weather and bring a reusable water bottle.

See Facebook event page and tell us if you're coming!

This event is a Living Water Workbees, where your participation will help local schools and resisdents install a raintank or raingarden to reduce stormwater runoffs. The Living Water Workbees project converts volunteer hours into a $25/hr rebate credit - win win for wildlife and the community! Go to the project website to find out how to earn rebates.

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