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Native Plant Propagation Workshop

Tuesday 9 March, 2021 @ 10:30 am 3:00 pm

Free

Come along and spend a day at Blue Mountains Wildplant Rescue Nursery, Katoomba and learn about seed propagation techniques – seed cleaning, seed preparation, pricking out and potting. Richard Johnstone (formerly seed collector at Mount Annan Botanical Gardens) and Tanya McLean from Blue Mountains Wildplant Rescue Nursery along with Tracy Abbas from Council’s Bushcare Seed Collection group will be presenting the workshop.

A fun event for all skill levels.

Bring morning tea and lunch. If you have a field magnifying glass bring along, otherwise can be supplied. Outdoor event – weather permitting.

RSVP essential. Click the link below to secure a place. For further informaton contact Tracy via email (preferred) on tabbas@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

4780 5623

14 Oak Street
Katoomba, NSW 2780 Australia
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Fox Trapping Workshop – Katoomba (8, 9 November 2020)

Sunday 8 November @ 9:30 am Monday 9 November @ 3:00 pm

Foxes are a known predator for both native wildlife and livestock and can cause major damage in our local area. Greater Sydney Local Land Services has engaged professional trapper Mark Lamb to demonstrate best practice methods in the identification and trapping of foxes.

Blue Mountains landholders in target areas can attend one of the following sessions:

Session 1
Date: Sunday 8 November, 2020
Time: 9.30 am – 3 pm
Location: Katoomba Christian Convention Centre, 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba

OR

Session 2
Date: Monday 9 November, 2020
Time: 9.30 am – 3 pm
Location: Katoomba Christian Convention Centre, 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba

Workshop topics covered will include:
– Trapping foxes using soft-jaw and cage traps
– Control tools
– Equipment preparation
– Identifying signs
– Trap site selection
– Trap setting
– Use of decoys/lures
– Inspecting/running your traps and humane disposal
– Using wildlife cameras

THIS EVENT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AND PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO WALK OUTDOORS ON UNEVEN SURFACES.

Please choose a day and register using this form

Sunday 8 November, 9.30 – 3 pm

Monday 9 November, 9.30 – 3 pm

Katoomba Christian Convention Centre  

This a joint partnership project between Greater Sydney Local Land Services, Blue Mountains Conservation Society and Blue Mountains City Council.

on behalf of the  Blue Mountains Fox Control Group

RSVP
RSVPs are no longer available

Fox Trapping Workshops – 8 and 9 November

Foxes are a known predator for both native wildlife and livestock and can cause major damage in our local area. Greater Sydney Local Land Services has engaged professional trapper Mark Lamb to demonstrate best practice methods in the identification and trapping of foxes.

Blue Mountains landholders in target areas can attend one of the following sessions:

Session 1
Date: Sunday 8 November, 2020
Time: 9.30 am – 3 pm
Location: Katoomba Christian Convention Centre, 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba

OR

Session 2
Date: Monday 9 November, 2020
Time: 9.30 am – 3 pm
Location: Katoomba Christian Convention Centre, 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba

Workshop topics covered will include:
– Trapping foxes using soft-jaw and cage traps
– Control tools
– Equipment preparation
– Identifying signs
– Trap site selection
– Trap setting
– Use of decoys/lures
– Inspecting/running your traps and humane disposal
– Using wildlife cameras

THIS EVENT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AND PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO WALK OUTDOORS ON UNEVEN SURFACES.

The workshops will be held at the Katoomba Christian Convention Centre. There is a strict limit on attendees due to the COVID-19 situation. Priority will be given to trap recipients. A waiting list will also be collected and used to fill places where registered people are unable to attend due to last minute circumstances.

Please choose a day and register using this form

Sunday 8 November, 9.30 – 3 pm

Monday 9 November, 9.30 – 3 pm

Katoomba Christian Convention Centre