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Bushcare Boosters Training
Saturday 20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
If you are a current or prospective Blue Mountains Community Conservation Volunteer -Bushcare, Landcare, Bush Backyards members – you are invited to the 3rd and last of our essential training modules for the year: Weed Control Techniques and Working Safely.
This is a free half day interactive Bushcare Boosters training workshop presented by the very experienced, qualified Bushcare Boosters Trainer, Geoff Bakewell and hosted by BMCC Bushcare.
You will learn why we use different methods on different weeds, how to be most efficient, what the safety issues at Bushcare are and how help look after your fellow Bushcarers.
The workshop will cover:
• weed characteristics
• basic weed control techniques
• safe work practices and methodology
The content is of an introductory level and is most suitable for volunteers who have some practical experience in the field and who wish to participate in a short refresher course to develop a better understanding of environmental restoration techniques and safe work practices.
This training will better equip volunteer Bushcare Group Co-ordinators who do not already have formal qualifications in environmental restoration.
Morning tea is provided. Please RSVP and advise of any special dietary requirements to Monica by Friday 12 May.
What should you bring: notebook and camera, raincoat. Wear work clothes – long sleeves and pants, and dress for the weather. We will proceed regardless of weather as this workshop is largely classroom based.