Hands Quarry Bushcare Launch:
Friday 2 March, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Bookings essential: Book online or contact the Bushcare Co-ordinator on 9911 3579 for more information.
Get connected to your local space and meet other people whilst enjoying this tranquil reserve. Be guided in practical ways to care for nature. Bushcare is an activity for all ages, cultures and outlooks; the only requirement is enthusiasm! Morning tea, tools and gloves provided but please bring a hat, water and wear gardening clothes and sturdy footwear.
Love it @ Lovetts Reserve
One of the newer Bushcare Groups which started in 2012 through the Bush Kids Program. Parents enjoy regenerating the bush under the canopy of Angophoras along the Lane Cove River.
Meets on the first Thursday of the month.
9.30 - 12.30pm
Meet at the end of Cope St, Lane Cove
Stoney Gully / Eco
This group started mid-2005 and is helping
to maintain and develop the Eco Garden at the Lane Cove Community Nursery, as
well as undertaking bush regeneration in the adjacent Stoney Gully.
occasional Fridays (for details contact the Bushcare Co-ordinator).
At the Community Nursery entry on
Lloyd Rees Drive, Lane Cove West (entry gate is adjacent to the Scout
longest running Bushcare group, they have been working since 1994 and have seen
some marvellous improvements to their Bushcare site. This group works along
Stringybark Creek in some amazing bushland, ranging from the gully vegetation
along the creek to open woodland on the higher slopes.
on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
9.00am – 12 noon
2nd Saturday meet at corner of Mindarie St and Kullah Pd playground
4th Saturday meet at the
bushland track entry adjacent to 16 Merinda St
This group was formed in 2008. The group are working to
restore a degraded creek line running into the Stringybark Creek catchment. Lots
of primary weeding tackling Privet, Madeira Vine and Trad (photo below left -2008), to be followed by
revegetation works in the future! Regeneration and revegetation (photo below right - 2016) have seen some very positive changes.
on the 4th Saturday of the month.
1.00 - 4.00pm
Meet at the corner of
Moore St and Barwon Rd, Lane Cove.
Blackman Park (group in hiatus for 2018 - contact the Bushcare Co-ordinator for further details)
Supported by Lane Cove Rotary, this revegetation site near
the Lane Cove River is needing some TLC to keep it looking good! This group will
be looking after the planted saplings and planting more understorey species to
help suppress the grassy weeds.
Meets on the 4th Sunday
9.00am - 12.00pm
Meet opposite the toilet block
near the end of Lloyd Rees Drive, Lane Cove West.
group have made some significant improvements to their site.
Regeneration of native grasses has been encouraging in an area that has suffered
from heavy weed infestation. It's a great place to work, with nice views of the
Lane Cove River!
Meets on the last Wednesday of
9.30am – 12.00pm
Meet in the bushland at the end of Penrose St,
below no. 112.
For more information or to join
Bushcare, simply contact the Bushcare Co-ordinator on 9911 3579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org