Nov 2019: SGCS was involved in the Great Victorian Fish Count this year at Shack Bay. Every November and December, hundreds of divers and snorkelers plunge into the water to take part in the biggest citizen-science event on Victoria’s marine calendar, the Great Victorian Fish Count.
Aug 2019: Here is the report from a year-long investigation of the current beach erosion sequence at Inverloch, and the environmental, economic and community values that are under threat. It was launched on 2 Aug 2019, and a hard copy may be borrowed from the Bunurong Environment Centre.
Tickets are now available HERE for the BCE program of summer holiday activities, 2019-20. Find out about our local dinosaurs, study the stars or go animal gazing at night, learn about native plants, ramble through the rockpools, or learn more about local coastal and climate changes.
Or attend a FREE program from Coastcare, Summer by the Sea 2020 (page 2), with talks on zero waste, environmental careers, whales and volcanic rocks.
Bookings for all events are essential. Enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0447 352 619.
South Gippsland Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1976. It aims to promote and preserve South Gippsland's natural resources.
SGCS also runs the Bunurong Environment Centre shop and Shell Museum, and Bunurong Coast Education, which offers award-winning education and activities for children and adults.
Bunurong Coast Education offers talks, guided tours and outdoor excursions
for children and adults in the holidays and on some weekends.
We're right in the heart of Inverloch, corner of Ramsey Boulevard and The Esplanade, and we're open 10 am to 4 pm every day except Tuesdays.
The Centre also houses the famous Shell Museum. Entry is $2 per person, children under 5 free, and funds go to maintaining the museum.