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Get involved in Bushcare
Bushwalks in Lane Cove
Backyard Habitat Program

Bush Kids

(activities for children)

Sustainability tips


Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko, a shy nocturnal creature


Exploring Batten Reserve


Mountain Devil, a Sydney sandstone plant species

aboriginalwalkjan06webphoto_000.jpgExploring rock shelters with an indigenous guide

bushcaretrainingwebpic_001.jpgLearning to identify common weeds and native plants at the Bushcare training workshop

gompholobiumlatifoliumwebpic_001.jpgGompholobium latifolium - a local species from the Fabaceae family


Walks and Talks


To ensure our face-to-face activities are COVID-19 safe, numbers to these activities are strictly limited. We will also be physically distancing on site and hand sanitiser will be provided. Please do not attend on the day if you are feeling unwell or have any cold/flu symptoms.   


Aquatic Park Tree Day - postponed till further notice due to COVID
Sunday 1 August, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Bookings essential:
Plants and a picnic - a great way to enjoy and care for nature on National Tree Day! Help restore this foreshore woodland by planting native seedlings and enjoy a picnic in this picturesque location. Great fun for families and each child will receive a Tree Day certificate of participation. BYO gloves, hat and water. Refreshments provided, spaces are limited.


National Tree Day @ Burns Bay - postponed till further notice due to COVID
Sunday 1 August, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Burns Bay Reserve, Riverview
Bookings essential:
Get outdoors and plant for habitat on National Tree Day, Australia's biggest nature care event. Help create wildlife corridors at Burns Bay by planting native shrubs and grasses. BYO gloves, hat and water. Refreshments provided, spaces are limited.


Living with Brush-turkeys
Thursday 5 August, 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Online Zoom presentation
Bookings essential: Book online
Join Ann Goeth, author of 'Mound Builders', for a closer look at the unique life of the Australian Brush-turkey. Discover fascinating facts about their foraging habits, breeding and why they build such large mounds! Get tips on how to live harmoniously with this fascinating bird.


HarbourCare is Council's volunteer program aimed at collecting litter before it is lost into the waterways and harbour. To find out more about upcoming Clean Up Kayak Trips and other information, visit

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Events & Activities are updated throughout the year so check back here regularly for new information.​

Unless otherwise specified, please contact the Bushland Interpretation Officer either via telephone (02) 9911 3566 or email for more information about upcoming events and activities.

The Aboriginal Heritage Office runs aboriginal cultural and educational events in the North Sydney area. Visit their website:

Lane Cove Bush Kids (Activities for children) provides fun outdoor nature-based activities for children aged 2 - 5 years! Keep up to date with Lane Cove Bush Kids activities. Families that are members of Lane Cove Bushland & Conservation Society receive two free family vouchers each year of membership.  To find out more, go to Lane Cove Bushland & Conservation Society web page.