We hold all sorts of events from protests and forest blockades to parties, concerts and film nights.
We're most well known for our citizen science forest survey camps, held every three months in the forests of far East Gippsland.
GECO 30th Anniversary Celebration 7 rsvpsFriday, December 01, 2023 at 06:00 PM through December 03, 2023
Goongerah in Goongerah, AustraliaGECO is turning 30 in 2023! Yes, just like that.
It's time to celebrate big and get old and new friends together.
If you'd like to participate in organising such a special event, register your interest here.RSVP, mark it in your calendar and stay tuned for more updates!
2023 Easter Camp 80 rsvpsFriday, April 07, 2023 at 06:00 PM through April 10, 2023
Goongerah Campground in Goongerah, Australia
Location: Goongerah campground.
Dates: April 7-10, 2023
Friday 7 April
6pm onwards - Warm welcome - Gather around the campfire and enjoy a bowl of soup (bring bowl & cutlery)
10am - Welcome to the camp.
11-5pm - Guided walks:
Three Gems with David Cameron, Threatened Rainforest Walk with Rena Gaborov, Cathedral tree walk.
Blockade circle: blockading stories around the campfire + live music with Elfi Schieren.
10-4pm: NVDA training with Forest Conservation Victoria (tree climbing, knots and skills)
12-3pm: Protest crafts (banner making & stencils)
5pm - DFT (Deep Fried Tofu)
6pm - Jill Redwood talk: EEG court case history
7.30pm - FRANKLIN screening + short films
10am - Wrap up to the camp + Banner drop
11am - Agroforestry farm visit @ Regeneration Trust
Please be aware that you need to be self-sufficient for the duration of the camp (food+shelter+transport). Goongerah is an isolated valley with no shops or petrol nearby. There is no power at the campground or phone reception in Goongerah. For internet, the Goongerah Community Hall has free community wi-fi (2km from the campground). Basic drop toilets are available at the campground.
Bring warm clothes and wet weather gear as weather can change quickly, especially up in the Errinundra Plateau (1,000m above sea level).
If you need or can offer to carpool, please leave a note on the Facebook event here.
Any questions please reach out through our socials or email [email protected]
Looking forward to seeing you all!