An Afternoon of Free Films

HEWI invites you to share and discuss a stimulating double bill on current issues “The Case for Optimism on Climate Change”is a new TED Talk from Al Gore,presented withthe same humour and humanity that he conveyed in ‘An Inconvenient Truth’. This short presentation uses up-to-the-minute examples from around the globe and conveys Gore’s reasons for optimism that the world can… Read more →

The Sex Life of Orchids

A Walk, Watch and Wonder event with Healesville Environment Watch (HEWI) Nineteen people enjoyed an orchid trail on Sunday October 04, led by our knowledgeable leader Kaye McRae along bush tracks, discovering beautiful orchids, singly and in patches all the way. We were also fortunate to learn more about the biology of orchids from our supporting naturalists Jane and Malcolm… Read more →


HEWI has much pleasure in announcing that comedian and environmental activist Rod Quantock will be presenting his “LAST TIM TAM” performance on the stage of the Memo Hall in Healesville next month.  We are most grateful to Rod for agreeing to support our group’s advocacy work with his creative flair -   raising the profile of the critical issues of peak… Read more →