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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


Exploring Batten Reserve


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


Join one of our Nature Connections events by using the booking links provided. Any queries can be directed to Council's Bushland Interpretation Officer at or 9911 3566.


Shared Voices: Walk and Yarning Circle
Friday 2 June, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Longueville Park, Stuart St, Longueville
Bookings essential: Book online
Leading up to Reconciliation Week, we take some time to reflect on the theme 'Be a Voice for Generations'.  Join us for a walk through Country and a Yarning Circle, a traditional way of dialogue and sharing cultural knowledge. Hear about local Aboriginal culture and heritage with Karen Smith from the Aboriginal Heritage office. 
You are invited to ask your own questions about our shared histories and cultures and how we can all contribute to a reconciled Australia.

Growing Ferns and Groundcovers - NEW DATE
Saturday 17 June, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Lane Cove Community Nursery
Bookings essential: Book online

Become familiar with a range of native ferns and groundcovers and gain tips on how to propagate them.

Woodford Bay Nature Day
Sunday 18 June, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Meet at the steps outside 90A Arabella St, Longueville
Bookings essential: Book online

Plant native seedlings and enjoy a guided nature walk along the peaceful foreshore of Woodford Bay. See how Bushcare is transforming this area into a healthy woodland. All welcome to this fun, family-friendly afternoon, a great way to spend time in nature whilst caring for your environment. Tools and refreshments provided. 

To ensure our face-to-face activities are COVID safe, numbers to these activities are strictly limited. We will also be physically distancing on site and hand sanitiser will be provided. Please do not attend on the day if you are feeling unwell or have any cold/flu symptoms.  

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Events & Activities are updated throughout the year so check back here regularly for new information.​

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 northern Sydney. Visit their website:

Lane Cove Bush Kids (Activities for children) provides fun outdoor nature-based activities for children aged 2 - 12 years! Keep up to date with Lane Cove Bush Kids activities.

HarbourCare is Council's volunteer program aimed at collecting litter before it is lost into the waterways and harbour. Join in clean up activities on the water and foreshore of the beautiful Lane Cove River.