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Planting a buffer behind properties, Stringybark Creek

 

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Plant identification at Penrose St Bushcare

Bushcare in Lane Cove West

 

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.

DETAILS:

Meets on the first Thursday of the month.

9.30 - 12.30pm

Meet at the end of Cope St, Lane Cove

 

Stoney Gully / Eco Garden

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.

DETAILS:

Meets on 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 Hall).

Stringybark Creek

Our 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.

DETAILS:
Meets 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 entryadjacent to 16 Merinda St

Moore 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, to be followed by revegetation works in the future!

DETAILS:
Meets 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

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.

DETAILS:
Meets on the 4th Sunday of February, June, September and November
9.00 - 12.00pm
Meet opposite the toilet block near the end of Lloyd Rees Drive, Lane Cove West.

 
Penrose Street

This group, though small, 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!

 

DETAILS:
Meets on the last Wednesday of the month.
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 bushcare@lanecove.nsw.gov.au