Tag Archives: Great Grose Weed Walk

Swampcare at Valley View

An opportunity to continue the long term efforts of volunteers to keep improving this large swamp system that needs help to reverse the impact of many varieties of weeds.  A known site of two threatened species, Giant Dragonfly and the Blue Mountains Water Skink.

This is a joint NPWS and BMCC activity.  Lunch and morning tea donated by Hominy Bakery.  Please book by the 3rd September with Edward on 4780 5623 or ebaylisshack@bmcc.nsw.gov.au .

Weeding With a View – Govetts Leap

Weeds are just a waterfall away! Come and help us stop these weeds going over the edge at Govetts Leap and spreading into surrounding bushland. Enjoy a special morning tea with a spectacular view.

This event is part of the Great Grose Weed Walk program which a series of events held twice each year. It is co-ordinated by NPWS and supported by BMCC Bushcare.

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Water Nymphs Dell Great Grose Weed Walk event

If you’re reasonably fit and would like a solid day helping to remove weeds this is the activity for you. Weeds have spread downslope from the de-comissioned sewerage treatment plant. you can expect loads of nasty Privet and Crofton Weed and breathe new life into this environment. Morning tea and lunch provided. Book with Vanessa by Monday 14th November.

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Grose Valley Remote 

A multi day activity rock hopping and wading through the Upper Grose River searching for and destroying weeds before they spread further into the wilderness.  This activity is only for the fit and experienced.  Numbers are limited.  Book with Vanessa on (02) 47873112 or vanessa.richardson @environment.nsw.gov.au  by Monday 24th October.

Grose River Remote as part of the Great Grose Weed Walk events

For the more adventurous come and spend 3 days walking and weeding along a section of the Grose River. This trip will focus on the section around the Hungerford Track crossing removing weeds after the 2013 Grose Valley Fires. A good level of fitness and some experience is necessary for this activity. Numbers limited to 8. Please book with Vanessa.