Monthly Archives

February 2012

  • Guided Bushwalk to Mt Keira

    Guided Bushwalk from Botanic Garden to the top of Mt Keira
    Join us on an interpretive guided bush walk from the beautiful Botanic Garden to the top of Mt Keira to be rewarded with stunning views of the Illawarra while learning all about the history of the local area and its unique flora and fauna.

    When: This […]

  • Native vs Weed look-a-likes

    Native Plant vs. Weed Look-a-like workshop

    Would you like to further develop your skills in identifying and recognising native plants from weed look-a-likes?

    This workshop will involve a guided walk around the Mt Kembla Ring Track near Wollongong.

    Local botanist and Landcare Illawarra project officer Richard Scarborough will guide participants along the track looking at a range of […]

  • Bushcare in my Backyard

    Come and see Bushcare in my Backyard, Saturdays Feb 4 and 11

    A whirlwind self drive tour of some of our Bushcare friends gardens. This is an opportunity to see how some volunteers have brought the bush into their gardens.  In doing so they have also minimised mowing, increased fresh smells and air quality and invited […]

  • ‘Gasland’ Screening

    Screening of ’GasLand’

    When: Friday 17th February 2012

    Where: 7:30pm in the Gerringong Town Hall.

    Coal Seam Gas Extraction is a major issue, and increasingly relevant for Kiama and the Illawarra: almost the entire Kiama Municipality is covered by Gas Exploration leases, and many surrounding areas as well.

    To provide information about coal seam gas, Transition Towns Kiama, in […]

  • Big History – Jamberoo Mt

    Come and hear the BIG HISTORY man
    Where: At Ben Ricketts Environmental Preserve – Communal Area
    Sat 14th & Sun 15th April 2012

    Presenter: Professor David Christian, D Phil
    David is a professor in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, having previously taught at San Diego State University. Since the 1980s he has […]

  • Sustainable Urban Food Production

    Sustainable Urban Food Production
    Tuesday 21 February 2012 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

    Venue: Futureworld at Lake Illawarra, Northcliffe Drive, (opposite Walker Street), Warrawong

    Food security is an increasing problem throughout the world and with the current population above 7 billion,
    shortages of basic food items have inflamed tensions in Africa and Asia. It has been said that the […]

  • Tomatoes – seed to plate

    Come and learn all about tomatoes,  how to grow them organically,  how to look after them with no chemicals and best of all…how to prepare and cook them.  Make and eat Pastata,  share tips and tricks together and enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Wollongong Botanic gardens.

    When: Saturday, 11/2/2012

    Time: 10am-2pm

    Cost: $40

    Bookings essential: 42252636

    Bring 4x […]