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Birriban Katoomba High School Working Bee

AMAZING THINGS ARE HAPPENING AT BIRRIBAN – BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.

Come along and works alongside parents, carers, community members, students, landcare specialists and teachers. we need all skill levels, all ages, all abilities to get involved.

We’ll be weeding and rescuing plants in preparation for the stormwater project.

Please wear long sleeved work shirt, long pants and closed in shoes.

Birriban Working Bee 2018

 

Upper Kedumba Bushcare Pollinator Morning

Upcoming Events at Upper Kedumba

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Australian Pollinator Week Event

Come and join the Upper Kedumba Bushcare Group for a fun morning on Saturday 3 December 2016 between 8.30 and 12.30pm, and help enhance the Upper Kedumba area as a native bee friendly environment.

Our aim is to develop a holiday village for our little bee friends.

BeehousesIn this exciting new adventure for our group, we will bee building four different types of bee hotels. Classics such as Honeymoon Hotel, Swarm Inside, Beehome Soon and Beehive Yourself.

All lifestyle suites catered for the discerning pollinator.

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As different species of native bees prefer different styles of accommodation, there will bee other types installed, such as high rise bee-bamboo, bee-nests and bee-blocks.

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There will also be some landscaping, planting multi-coloured flowering natives, so they never have to go without some bloomin’ blossoms.

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All materials will be provided, so we encourage volunteers to help out on the day, or just come along to see the diverse collection of structures being created and installed.

After that, sit back, relax and join us for a cuppa and cake, feeling you have been a good property developer with a warm fuzzy feeling inside and a buzzy feeling outside and knowing you have helped set in train the establishment of a bee-utiful environment.

RSVP by 1/12/16     Jane Anderson 4780 5623    jlanderson@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Community Conversations

Community Conversations are being held with people across the Blue Mountains community by BLINN: Blue Mountains Lithgow Neighbourhood Network. So far we have interviewed 300 people on the streets of Leura, Katoomba and Wentworth Falls and now we are inviting people to join a sit down conversation. Each conversation is a chance for us to better understand people’s aspirations for your community, the concerns you have and what you believe might make a difference in strengthening the community. We’ll take what we learn from these conversations and use it to help make our work in the community more effective. We can’t promise the conversation will lead to a new program or policy. We will get back to you with what we learned and let you know how we’ll use what we heard. What are the conversations? Ninety-minute to two-hour kitchen table styled conversations that help us better understand the Community and how we can restore our belief that we can get things done together. There are questions to help open the discussion and it is focused on learning from you. What these conversations are not: A formal consultation, academic research or a focus group, sponsored by a political party, a business development effort, selling a particular solution or approach, a whinge session.

The date is: 1-3pm  on 26th of June at the Katoomba Library and a delicious afternoon tea will be provided. If people can not come to this but are still interested there is another immediate date the 28th June 2-4pm at the Carrington which is pretty booked out but we can put names down. RSVP essential. Please contact Josie at 4782 1117 ext 214 or josie@kncinc.org.au for further info, to confirm your place and/or any dietary requirements.