Monthly Archives

October 2013

  • Beyond Zero Emissions talk


    A Fully-Costed Blueprint for Australia’s Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

    Presented by Gillian King from Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) including local stories


    Enquiries: Ph 42340865

    The BZE Plan was created in partnership with the University of Melbourne and endorsed by Prof. Tim Flannery, Sir Gustov Nossal & former Australian Chief Scientist, Robin […]

  • Hooka Pt Park and Fred Finch Park clean up

    Rise’n’Shine Clean Up Lake Illawarra 2013

    When: 9am – 1pm, Sunday, 3rd November, 2013

    Where: Hooka Pt Park and Fred Finch Park

    Meet at: The picnic table near the Holborn St carpark NB to register, arrange groups & collect bags etc

    Bring: yourself & your family members (all kids need a supervising adult with them), gloves, sturdy shoes/gumboots, hats, […]

  • Woodland understorey plants ID field day

    When: Saturday November 30, 9 am – 12 pm

    Where: Stockyard Mountain, address supplied upon registration

    Morning tea included

    Join Landcare Illawarra Project Officer, Richard Scarborough for a 3 hour workshop and learn about native Woodland plants found in the understorey of Woodlands in the region.

    We will be exploring the understorey of some Woodland vegetation on a private […]

  • Free Bass Point Coastal Discovery Walk

    When: Saturday 16 November 12pm – 3pm

    Where: Bass Point, Shellharbour

    Discover the amazing biodiversity of the intertidal rock platform at Bass Point and see the unusual plants and animals that call this environment home. Bring your own lunch and we’ll have a quick picnic on the way. Places are limited to 20 and children must be […]

  • Free Bush Tucker and Bush Medicine Plants Walk

    When: Saturday 23 November 9:30am – 11:30am

    Where: Blackbutt Reserve, Shellharbour

    Come along and enjoy a guided walk through Blackbutt Forest with Terry Rankmore, author of Bush Medicine Plants of the Illawarra and Murni Dhungang (Dharawal language for ‘Animal Food, Plant Food), as he shares his knowledge about local bushtucker and bush medicine plants. Places are limited […]

  • Chilean Needle Grass ID and Control Field Day

    Where: 61 South Avondale road, South Avondale

    When: Saturday 9th November 2013

    Time: 10.00 am concludes around 1.00 pm

    Lunch included – PLEASE RSVP

    Chilean Needle Grass Field Trials – Learn how to identify and control Chilean Needle Grass (CNG) – a new & emerging weed

    Showing 12 months control work
    Demonstrating techniques for CNG control
    Learn about integrating CNG controls
    Using herbicides […]