Tag Archives: Great Grose Weed Walk

Grose River – 3 day Remote Trip (GGWW – NPWS)

Saturday 1 May, 2021 Monday 3 May, 2021

The jewel in the crown. This multi-day activity is ideal for the fit and adventurous, who want to spend 3 days rock hopping and weeding along the river. Some experience in bushwalking and self-sufficient camping is required.

Book by Friday the 24th of April with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

2nd Braeside Broom and Gorse Blitz (Blackheath) GGWW- NPWS

Sunday 25 April, 2021 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Come along and support the Braeside Bushcare Group. We will spend the day hunting Gorse and Broom seedlings, who have sprouted in huge numbers, post fire. This is our chance to fight them off once and for all! Minimal bushwalking involved. All are welcome. Morning tea and lunch provided.

Book by Friday 17th of April with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

Popes Glen Swampcare, Remote Bushcare and Great Grose Weed Walk

Saturday 10 April, 2021 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm

Please note that this is a special event and that Popes Glen is still closed to residents and members of the public as further work is being carried out (including helicopter, machinery and track work in the post burn area).

Approximately one year after fire, native regeneration is well underway. And a significant effort is required to prevent reproduction or at the very least reduce propagule pressure of Gorse and Broom in 2021.

A combined NPWS/BMCC event. Lunch and morning tea donated by the Hominy Bakery. NPWS will be providing afternoon refreshments.

Bookings Essential. Please click the RSVP link below by Friday 2nd April.

4780 5623

Blackheath, NSW 2785 Australia

D- DAY at Popes Glen – Blackheath (GGWW – NPWS / BMCC)

Saturday 10 April, 2021 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm

For the first time ever all the catchments volunteer groups will combine efforts to invade this historic harbour for Gorse and Broom seedlings. This is a great event for first timers. Morning tea and lunch supplied. Followed by a group afternoon tea!  This is a joint NPWS, SwampCare and Blue Mountains City Council activity.

Book by Friday the 3rd  of April with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

Please note: Booking for this combined NPWS & BMCC event can be through Grant (NPWS) or via Bushcare Event website.

0499 699 150

Mt Victoria at Headwaters of the Grose River- Remote (GGWW – NPWS)

Friday 9 April, 2021 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm

Spend some time exploring the headwaters of the Grose River. We will be continuing from previous work to stop the weed invasion further downstream and into the swamp. Be prepared for the possibility of wet feet, some experience necessary. Morning tea and lunch will be provided, and numbers are limited.

Please book by Friday 3rd of April with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

1st Braeside Broom and Gorse Blitz (Blackheath) GGWW- NPWS

Sunday 28 March, 2021 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Come along and support the Braeside Bushcare Group. We will spend the day hunting Gorse and Broom seedlings, who have sprouted in huge numbers, post fire. This is our chance to fight them off once and for all! Minimal bushwalking involved. All are welcome. Morning tea and lunch provided.

Book by Friday 21st of March with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

Katoomba Creek- Remote (GGWW – NPWS / BMCC)

Friday 19 March, 2021 @ 8:30 am 5:00 pm

Continue the great work done by volunteers over 16 years in a remote section of Katoomba Creek. Bush regeneration and bushwalking experience are essential. It will involve off-track walking and wading along the creek. Morning tea and lunch supplied.

This is a joint NPWS and Blue Mountains City Council activity, and numbers are limited. Book by Friday the 12th of March with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

Protect the Blue Gum Forest – overnight remote trip (GGWW – NPWS)

Saturday 13 March, 2021 @ 8:00 am Sunday 14 March, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

NSW’s cradle of conservation and home to the towering Blue Gum’s. We will be spending two days intensively weeding the forest. Participants must be fit and ready to work and hike in the same day.  Some experience in bushwalking and self-sufficient camping is required.

Numbers are limited.  Please book by Friday 5th of March with Grant on 0499 699 150 grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

GGWW Katoomba Creek- Remote (NPWS)

Friday 20 November @ 8:30 am 5:00 pm

Continue the great work done by volunteers over 16 years in a remote section of Katoomba Creek. Bush regeneration and bushwalking experience are essential. It will involve off-track walking and wading along the creek. Morning tea and lunch supplied. This is a joint NPWS and Blue Mountains City Council activity, and numbers are limited.

Book by Wednesday the 11th of November with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

0499 699 150

North Katoomba,