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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.    



Fauna Focus Bushcare Workshop
Saturday 24 March, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Take a closer look at fauna habitat and how to manage bushland sites to gain the best outcomes for native wildlife. Includes a walk with a wildlife ecologist.  


Nurture your Neighbourhood - limited spaces!
Sunday 25 March, 1:00pm – 4.00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Discover more about your creek and animal neighbours this Neighbour Day with a special look at Lane Cove Bushland Park. View creatures which call Lane Cove's streams and bushland home on a guided bushwalk with Australian Museum's water bug expert, or drop by and find out more about the local Bushcare program. Guided walks leave at 1:30pm and 2:45pm, and will last approximately one hour.


Growing Native Wildflowers - waiting list only
Saturday 7 April, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Discover the technique for growing many beautiful shrubs from cutting at this hands-on workshop.

Native Gardens Forum
Thursday 19 April, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Bring your best gardening tips and questions to this evening dedicated to native gardens. Kath Gadd from Mallee Design will share her ideas on native plant selection, maintenance and design. Afterwards there will be a chance to ask questions of a panel and exchange information and ideas to give you inspiration for your own garden!  
Berry Creek Nature Walk - limited spaces
Saturday 21 April, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
View Coachwoods, tree ferns and perhaps the elusive Powerful Owl in this peaceful rainforest walk to Gore Cove. Discover more about the plants and native wildlife which call Berry Creek home. 


General Nursery Day
Saturday 5 May, 9.00am – 12.00pm
RSVP essential: Register online
Join other volunteers to assist with Nursery duties.


Introduction to Bushcare Workshop
Friday 11 May, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Understand the guiding principles in bush regeneration, practice some plant identification and walk to a field site to discuss Bushcare concepts and ideas. Great for new Bushcare volunteers or those wanting to know more about the Bushcare program.


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
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.


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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!