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Our Environment

Bushland Events & Activities




 Discover Warraroon Reserve

Sunday 27 April, 11am – 1pm

RSVP by 24 April 99113583 or click here to book online:

This guided walk will look at the wonderful variety of vegetation communities found in Warraroon Reserve, with a focus on the endangered Saltmarsh Community


Evening Nature Presentation: Birds in Backyards

Thursday 15 May, 6:30pm – 7.30pm.  Cove Room

RSVP by 13 May 99113583 or click here to book online:

Dr Holly Parsons from Birdlife Australia will be along to provide her expert advice on attracting birds to your backyard, as well as examining some of the trends in bird populations in Sydney.

Snacks and refreshments provided.



Art in Nature Workshop

Sunday 18 May, 10am – 1pm

RSVP by 15 May 99113583 or click here to book online

Lane Cove, Location TBA

Lines, patterns, shapes, colours and textures exist everywhere in our natural environment. Artist Kathy Kai will take us into one of Lane Cove’s beautiful bushland areas to draw in an environment of peace and beauty. We will take a short walk through the bush to find interesting shapes, lines, patterns and textures to draw. No drawing experience necessary, just a willingness to use a pencil and put it to paper. Pencils, drawing paper, morning tea provided.



The Kingdom of Fungi: Biology, Biodiversity and Conservation

Saturday 14 June, 10am – 1.30pm

RSVP by 10 June 99113583 or click here to book online:

Lane Cove

Always a highlight of the year, Ray and Elma Kearney take us on a discovery of the unique and endangered fungi species of Lane Cove. A guided walk to find fungi through Bushland park will follow the powerpoint presentation.


Evening Nature Presentation:

The effects of Climate Change on Australian Bushland

Thursday 12 June, 6:30pm—7.30pm, Cove Room

RSVP by 10 June 99113583 or click here to book online:

Lane Cove

Temperatures have risen by 1 degree in Australia over the last 100 years and are predicted to continue to dramatically increase this Century. What effect has this had on bushland already and what will the future hold for our native flora and fauna?  Snacks and refreshments provided.


Bookings are essential for all activities. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Some events listed are being run by other Councils and all booking contact numbers are supplied below. 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.

For more information about aboriginal cultural and educational events in the North Sydney area please visit the Aboriginal Heritage Office website:

For information on Lane Cove Bush Kids events go to the website:



More activities are happening in our Nursery and Eco Garden!

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Page updated on 28th November 2013

Bullet Point Get involved in Bushcare
Bullet Point Bushwalks in Lane Cove
Bullet Point Backyard Habitat Program
Bullet Point Sustainability tips
Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko, a shy nocturnal creature
Australian Wildlife Show
Mountain Devil, a Sydney sandstone plant species
Exploring rock shelters with an indigenous guide
Learning to identify common weeds and native plants at the Bushcare training workshop
Gompholobium latifolium - a local species from the Fabaceae family