22 May Noosa’s Surfing Culture: Managing its future
Noosa’s Surfing Culture: Managing its future and contribution to the environment
Did you know that in 2020, Noosa will officially have a World Surfing Reserve? What does this mean for surfers and other residents of Noosa, now and in the future?
Join us on 22nd May to hear Dr Javier Leon, (PhD Earth & Environmental Sciences, M Sc BA) of the University of the Sunshine Coast, discuss the background and history of surfing in Noosa and how it became a World Surfing Reserve. Javier will describe the physical setting and uniqueness of waves in Noosa, giving a quick snapshot of surfing culture. He will explain “surfonomics” and its influence on Noosa.
Importantly, Javier will discuss the management of surfing capital and issues that are vital to the future for both surfers, other tourists and residents, such as preserving the quality of access and surfing experience for locals and residents.
The evening will start with live music, drinks and nibbles in a social atmosphere at 5:30 pm, with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm.
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