Tag Archives: Weeds

Katoomba Creek (Remote – Katoomba)

Friday 11 December, 2020 @ 8:30 am 5:00 pm

Continue the great work done by volunteers along a unique and little visited section of the Katoomba Creek.

Bushwalking and regeneration experience is essential for this trip as it involves off track walking, wading in the river and working with a backpack.

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we cannot provide or share morning tea and lunch on these trips (please bring your own). Numbers will be strictly limited and bookings are essential.

Book by 4 December with Steve on 4780 5623 or sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Free

4780 5623

North Katoomba, NSW 2780 Australia

Hazelbrook Weed, Walk and Talk – Gloria Park

Sunday 22 November, 2020 @ 1:30 pm 4:30 pm

Free

Come and learn about the bushland in Hazelbrook. This series of walking and weeding involving some easy weeding followed by an interesting walk in the local area.

Bookings Essential. Book by Thursday 24 September.

Clicking the RSVP below (preferrable) or contact Nathan on nsummers@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or on 4780 5623

These events will follow Bushcare COVID-19 protocols so bring your own afternoon tea, numbers will be limited and maintain safe social distancing.

4780 5623

Hazelbrook, NSW 2779 Australia
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Sunset Rock (Remote – Mount Victoria)

Sunday 25 October, 2020 @ 8:30 am 5:00 pm

This is a new remote Bushcare site and will extend work being done by the Mount Victoria Bushcare group to stop invasive weeds from moving into the Kanimbla Valley.

A medium level of fitness and some bushwalking experience is needed as there is scrambling in the access.

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we cannot provide or share morning tea and lunch on these trips (please bring your own). Numbers will be strictly limited and bookings are essential.

Book by Tuesday 20 October with Steve on 4780 5623 or sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

4780 5623

Mount Victoria, NSW Australia
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Hazelbrook Weed, Walk and Talk Gloria Park
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Kittyhawk Swamp (Wentworth Falls)

Wednesday 21 October, 2020 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Come and join the long-term landscape-wide ecological restoration efforts of volunteers and contractors to improve the ecological function of this Endangered Ecological Community. Lunch and morning tea donated by the Hominy Bakery. Numbers will be limited.

Bookings essential: Click the RSVP link below by Monday 12 October.  For further information contact James at jbevan@bmcc.nsw.gov.au (email preferable) or 4780 5623

Free

4780 5623

Wentworth Falls,
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Kittyhawk Swamp (Wentworth Falls)
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Grose River 3-day Remote trip (GGWW / NPWS)

Saturday 10 October, 2020 @ 8:00 am Monday 12 October, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

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. Numbers are limited.

Book by Wednesday the 30th of September with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.pourcell@environment.nsw.gov.au

Free

0499 699 150

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Kittyhawk Swamp (Wentworth Falls)
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Valley View Swamp (Blackheath)

Thursday 8 October, 2020 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Come help us continue the landscape wide priority ecological restoration of this Endangered Ecological Community. Target biosecurity threats include infestations of English Holly surrounding the swamp, and sweeps into the swamp for recent recruits. This site filters the headwaters of Govetts Creek, which flows into the Grose Wilderness. Enjoy great company and a delicious morning tea and lunch donated by the Hominy Bakery. Numbers will be limited.

Bookings essential: Click the RSVP link below by Friday 2 October.  For further information contact James at jbevan@bmcc.nsw.gov.au (email preferable) or 4780 5623

Free

4780 5623

Blackheath,
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Valley View Swamp
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Kodala Lane Bushcare at Glenbrook Lagoon

Sunday 6 September, 2020 @ 1:30 pm 4:30 pm

You are invited to join the Kodala Lane Bushcare Group at Glenbrook Lagoon for their quarterly Bushcare session.

Come join us restore the bushland at Kodala Lane. Our local community are working with council to transform this area into healthy bushland and a pleasant local reserve for all to enjoy. If you’d like to learn more about the local bushland, restore the local area and meet your neighbours come join us!

Bookings Essential. Book by Wednesday 2 September.

Click the RSVP below (preferrable) or contact Nathan on nsummers@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or on 4780 5623

These events will follow Bushcare COVID-19 protocols so bring your own afternoon tea, numbers will be limited and maintain safe social distancing.

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Date:
Sunday 6 September
Time:
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Nathan Summers
Phone:
4780 5623
Email:
nsummers@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
Carmel Street
Glenbrook, NSW 2773 Australia
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Hazelbrook Weed, Walk and Talk – Horseshoe Falls

Sunday 26 July, 2020 @ 1:30 pm 4:30 pm

Come and join us! 2 hours of easy weeding with our Bushcare Officer followed by an interpretative walk to places of interest nearby. You may be working around the creek so gum boots are handy. No experience necessary and tools are supplied.

Bookings Essential. Book by Thursday 23 July.

Clicking RSVP below (preferrable) or contact Nathan on nsummers@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or on 4780 5623

These events will follow Bushcare COVID-19 protocols so bring your own afternoon tea, numbers will be limited and maintain safe social distancing.

Free

4780 5623

Alexander Ave
Hazelbrook, NSW
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CANCELLED Joint Woody Weed Wander / Braeside Gathering (Blackheath)

This event has been CANCELLED due to coronavirus concerns.

Friday 3 April, 2020 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

The Woody Weed Wander Bushcare Group has been offered a new site near Prince George and Prince Edward Streets, Blackheath. The NPWS Braeside Bushcare Group works nearby and will be joining the Woody Weed Wander Bushcare Group for a one-off Event at this site.

If you would like to join both Groups at this site, you would be welcome. There are a range of woody weeds to tackle. Morning tea provided.

For more information and to book, please contact Karen Hising on khising@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or 4780 5623

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Date:
Friday 3 April
Time:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Organiser

Karen Hising
Phone:
4780 5623
Email:
khising@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
Prince george St
Blackheath, NSW Australia
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SUSPENDED Ruth’s Revenge

Unfortunately this event has been SUSPENDED due to coronavirus concerns.

Wednesday 1 April, 2020 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Come along and join Ruth’s friends to commemorate her birthday at Minnehaha Falls Reserve by attacking her nemesis — Montbretia! This annual event brings us closer towards fulfilling her goal of eradicating this weed from Yosemite Creek. 

This annual event is held in the memory of Ruth Ley who dedicated so much time and energy into the Yosemite and Katoomba Creek catchments, and was a founding member of the Minnehaha Bushcare Group and active for 25 years.

Morning tea will be provided, though you are welcome to bring along treats if you would like to contribute to morning tea.

Please RSVP click link below or contact Steve Fleischmann at sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or 4780 5623 by Monday 23 March

Details

Date:
Wednesday 1 April
Time:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Steve Fleischmann
Phone:
4780 5623
Email:
sfleischmann@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
end of Minnihaha Rd Seventh Ave
Katoomba, NSW 2780 Australia

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