Feb 20 2012
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 […]
Feb 08 2012
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 […]
Feb 06 2012
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 […]
Feb 03 2012
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 […]
Feb 02 2012
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 […]
Feb 01 2012
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 […]
Feb 01 2012
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
Bookings essential: 42252636
Bring 4x […]