Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Out of town events of interest in September 2017

Posted on 6 September, 2017 by Tanya Loos

As the wattles bloom, groups around the region launch into the busy spring period. Don’t forget to check out one or more of the ten “Try Out Landcare Month” activities – click here for details. Other interesting events just out of our area include:

Create a Frog Pond or Turn your Dam into Habitat, Newham Landcare: Friday 8 September 2017

Evening presentation and discussion with Damien Cook, Rakali ecological Consulting. Damien is a recognized expert in wetland, riparian and terrestrial ecology, particularly in the factors affecting the establishment and management of aquatic and wetland plants. A selection of water-loving plant species will be available to purchase on the night. Newham Mechanics Institute. 7pm for 7.30. Supper follows. Click here to view flier. RSVP to Penny Roberts by email or tel. 5427 0795.

Restoring Country: A Field Day on the Patho Plains: Friday 22 September 2017

This year Trust for Nature will join Peter Morison and Jennifer Alden on their beautiful property at Pine Grove, which they are covenanting with Trust for Nature through the Remnant Grassy Ecosystem Project (managed by the NCCMA & funded the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme).

For more information on this great event – download the flier here .

 Dr Ken Walker from the Melbourne Museum: 24 September 2017 – 1.30pm

This event is presented by the Ballarat Environment Network as part of their AGM.  After the AGM, which includes a presentation,  there will be a BowerBird Workshop with Ken. Bowerbird is the database for the Melbourne Museum. Venue: Ballarat South Community Hub, Tuppen Drive, Sebastopol (behind Phoenix College)
RSVP for catering and for workshop by 18th September –

To find out more about BowerBird click here.






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