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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.    




Dragons of Sydney
Thursday 24 May, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Little-researched but full of character, discover where and how Eastern Water Dragons survive in our busy city and what threats they face. Find out ways to make your garden dragon-friendly as part of the latest research into this iconic species. Presented by Stephanie Clark of the Dragons of Sydney Project.


Growing Ferns - booked out, waiting list only
Saturday 2 June, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
A hands-on workshop to gain tips on how to propagate a range of native ferns.


Walking Saltwater Country
Saturday 23 June, 10.00am – 1.00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Enjoy a guided walk along Gore Creek with Karen Smith from the Aboriginal Heritage Office. Karen will share local knowledge, stories and experience of Aboriginal women and indigenous culture. After the walk, join in conversation over a delicious BBQ bush tucker lunch.


National Tree Day
Sunday 29 July, 9.00am – 11.00am
Burns Bay Reserve, end of Kooyong Road, Lane Cove
Support local wildlife by helping plant hundreds of native shrubs and grondcovers at this community tree planting day! Bring the family and enjoy the outdoors and meet Sunny, our Golden Whistler!


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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 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 and view their website and become a member!