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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


Australian Wildlife Show


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


Bookings are essential for all activities. All events are free unless otherwise noted.





Growing Banksias

Saturday 1 July, 9:00am- 12:00pm
Bookings essential, phone 9911 3583 or book online

Help propagate Banksias from seed at this hands-on activity.


Greendale Park Planting Day

Saturday 15 July, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
Bookings essential, phone 9911 3583 or book online

Join Greendale Park Bushcare in restoring the sheltered forests of Berrys Creek by planting native shrubs and grasses. Wear suitable gardening clothes and sturdy shoes. Afternoon tea provided.


National Tree Day

Sunday 30 July, 9:00am- 11:00am
Burns Bay Reserve, end of Kooyong Rd, Riverview (opposite end to boat ramp). RSVP and further information at the Planetark website.

Support local wildlife by helping to plant hundreds of native shrubs and groundcovers at this community tree planting day! Bring the family and enjoy the outdoors, with a free sausage sizzle and take-home seedling for all tree-planters.


August - December events coming soon!

Brush turkey Upper Stringybark Creek Amanda Kinson 2017(2).pngWould you like to have your say about Brush Turkeys?

This study is aimed at gathering public perception of Brush Turkeys here in Sydney. Completing this survey will help us understand how the public think and feel about Brush Turkeys and how these interactions affect both Brush Turkey and human. (HC Reference Number: 16995)

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Some events are run by other Councils; all booking contact numbers are supplied. 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 3579 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 and view their website and become a member!