Program - Managing Constructed Bioswale, Bioretention Pond and Rain Garden

Wetlands Trees 2016

Day 1: Thursday, 15 September 2016

TimeDetails

9.45am

Registration & Morning Tea – Education Centre, (Bicentennial Park) Sydney Olympic Park

10am

Introduction & Welcome

10.05am

New waves of constructed wetlands in the changing landscapes

10.35am

The uniqueness and diversity of Australian aquatic plants and sedges

11am

Classification and general biology of aquatic plants and sedges

1.15pm

Lunch

2pm

Eco-hydrology of freshwater constructed wetlands

2.30pm

Media Design for Raingardens

3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

4pm

Raingarden Design, Construction and Monitoring/Maintenance

5.15pm

Q&A

5.30pm

Close

Day 2: Friday, 16 September 2016

TimeDetails

8.30am

Registration – Education Centre, Bicentennial Park

8.45am

Practical Field Study: techniques and successes in planting in Bioswale, Bioretention Pond and Rain Garden constructed for treatment performances

10.15am

                Practical Field Study: Control of aquatic and terrestrial weeds in constructed Bioswale, Bioretention Pond and Rain Garden
Mosquitoes in constructed wetlands: onsite examinations

11am

Morning Tea

11.15am

Enhancing the performances of Bioretention Ponds and Rain Gardens: case studies

12pm

Mosquitoes in constructed wetlands

12.45pm

Lunch

1.15pm

Maintenance of constructed wetlands, including Bioretention Ponds and Rain Gardens – considerations for ecology and sustainability

1.45pm

How to assess and monitor constructed wetlands, including Bioswale, Bioretention Pond and Rain Garden?

2.15pm

Group activity: preparation of an action plan for managing a Bioswale, Bioretention Pond, or Rain Garden

3pm

Synthesis: ways forward – collective resolution

3.30pm

Q&A / Certificates

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Cost: Registration for regular two days $770 (incl. GST) or Concession two days $660 (incl. GST)
Bookings close: Wednesday 30 August, 2016
For more information email education@sopa.nsw.gov.au or call 02 9714 7888