Location: Katoomba

  • Banksia Park

    Year started: April 2010

    Meeting day: Second Saturday of the month, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Bushcare officer: Monica Nugent

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Kerry Nettle, phone 0430233558, kerry@nettle.org

    Alternative contact: Monica Nugent, phone 4780 5528

  • Cumberland Walkway Bushcare Group

    Bush regeneration and revegetation along the unformed section of road in Cumberland Street. The walkway is an important link between South Leura and South Katoomba.

    Year started: November 2006

    Meeting day: Second Wednesday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Bushcare officer: Jane Anderson

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Malcolm McPherson, mobile 0409 321 233, malcolmmcp@gmail.com

    Alternative contact: Bushcare, phone 47805528

  • Garguree Swampcare Group

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    Meeting day: First Sunday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Meet at the Gully Heritage Centre, 23 Gates Avenue, Katoomba at 8.45am.

    Bushcare officer: Jane Anderson

    Local contact: David King, mobile 0412 664 599

    Alternative contact: Bushcare Office, phone 4780 5528

  • Katoomba Creek Bushcare Group

    Involved in Bushland Management issues along Katoomba Creek and in Reserve north of Wattle Tree Road

    Year started: March 1996

    Meeting day: First Friday of the month, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

    Land manager: BMCC, Department of Lands, NPWS

    Local contact: Veronica Paul, phone 4782 6042

    Alternative contact: Lyndal Sullivan, phone 4780 5623

  • Katoomba Falls Creek Valley

    Friends of Katoomba Falls Creek Valley Bushcare group cares for the upper part of the Katoomba Falls catchment using Bush Regeneration techniques.

    Year started: 1989

    Meeting day: Second Saturday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    This is one of the first Bushcare Groups to commence in the Blue Mountains. They have actively worked in the catchment of The Gully since starting in 1989 and now focus mainly on the area between Wells St and the old race track in the northern end of the Katoomba Falls (Upper Kedumba) Creek Valley. The group usually stays to lunch at the co-coordinators' home 12:00 - 1:00pm.

    Bushcare officer: Monica Nugent

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Les Peto and Rosemary Brister, phone 4782 1418, mnugent@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

    Alternative contact: Bushcare Office, phone 47805528

  • Minnehaha Falls Bushcare Group

    Bush regeneration and management of Minnehaha Falls Reserve. We are working towards protecting the catchment around Yosemite Creek.

    Year started: 1991

    Meeting day: Fourth Sunday of the month, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Bushcare officer: Steve Fleischmann

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Maeve Dunnett, phone 4782 3397

    Alternative contact: Bushcare, phone 4780 5623

  • RSPCA Landcare Group

    Bush regeneration on RSPCA land

    Meeting day: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Meet behind the shelter at 121 Mort Street, North Katoomba

    Bushcare officer: Steve Fleischmann

    Land manager: RSPCA

    Alternative contact: Steve Fleischmann, phone 4784 2619, email sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

  • Upper Katoomba Creek Bushcare Group

    Meeting day: Fourth Friday of the month, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Bushcare officer: Steve Fleischmann

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Fiona Lumsden, bushcare@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

    Alternative contact: Steve Fleischmann, phone 4780 5623, email sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

  • Upper Kedumba Bushcare Group

    Bush regeneration in the Katoomba Falls Catchment. Kundibar – Pine Street area.

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    Year started: 2009

    Meeting day: First Saturday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: David Rae, mobile 0427 586 914

    Alternative contact: Bushcare, phone 47805528

  • Vale Street Bushcare Group

    Restoration of remnant bushland around a creekline and creating natural areas where degraded or cleared.

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    Year started: 1998

    Meeting day: Fourth Saturday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Meet at the intersection of Vale and York Streets.

    Bushcare officer: Karen Hising

    Land manager: BMCC

    Local contact: Jenny Hill, phone 0408 268 879

    Alternative contact: Karen Hising, phone 4780 5623, email khising@bmcc.nsw.gov.au