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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 Native Plants  - booked out, waiting list only
Saturday 4 May, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Practise a variety of propagation techniques for growing native plants. Apply your new skills at home to grow Grevillea and other flowering shrubs for your garden. 

Introduction to Bushcare Workshop
Friday 10 May, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
This workshop explains the guiding principles in bush regeneration and includes a plant identification session and walk to a field site to discuss Bushcare concepts and ideas. This workshop is particularly useful for new Bushcare volunteers and those wanting to know more about the Bushcare program. 

Connect with Nature Experience - booked out, waiting list only
Saturday 18 May, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
Slow down and engage more deeply with nature during this immersive, sensory experience. Reconnect with the natural world around you using all your senses and mindfulness techniques and come away feeling restored with a heightened sense of connection and care for the world around you.


World Environment Day
Friday 7 June, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Lane Cove Plaza
World Environment Day is one of most widely celebrated days for positive environmental action. Come together with the Lane Cove community and see magician Adam Axford transform trash into treasure as we #beatplasticpollution


Aboriginal Heritage Walk
Saturday 22 June, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bookings for this event will be open soon as part of the Gai-mariagal Festival.



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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.‚Äč

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.