October Working Bee 1:
After extensive removal of weeds along the creek, it’s important that we plant natives to create habitat and keep weeds at bay. Come and help with some infill planting of important understory species.
- When: Sunday 15 October 2017
- Time: 9am till 12 noon
- Where: Paddocks between Pyke and Bowen St on the south side of Five Mile Creek near the Woodend Children’s Park
- Park: At end of Wood St near the Gym
- Bring: Gloves and sturdy footwear; tool trailer on site. Morning tea provided
- Tasks: Planting of mixed native understorey plants
October Working Bee 2:
Quarry Rd Wildflower Protection
Help us to enhance one of Woodend’s premier wildflower locations by removing invasive woody weeds.
- When: Sunday 29 October 2017
- Time: 9:00am–12pm
- Where: Quarry Rd Rail Reserve (near Washington Lane)
- Park: In Washington Lane or Peter Godden Drive
- Bring: gloves, sturdy footwear; tool trailer on site. Morning tea provided.
- Tasks: Cut and paint gorse and broom plants.
No experience is necessary and newcomers are always welcome (and hugely appreciated) to our working bees. To RSVP and for further details about both working bees contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 5427 2312.
More local Landcare events…
A wonderful Raptor Display at the Cascades at Metcalfe after the Upper Campaspe Landcare Network AGM on Tuesday 31st October. The Leigh Valley Hawk and Owl Sanctuary will give a one hour presentation introducing approximately five Birds of Prey and will discuss the need for conservation, prevention of extinction and sustainable living. Meet at the Cascades at 2.15. For more information and to RSVP contact Hanne at email@example.com.
An interesting waterbugs talk at the Glenlyon Fire Station. John Gooderham shows fantastic microscopic images of fabulous water creatures. Friday 27 October, 6.30 (sharp) to 8.30pm. Do get along, it is a free (gold coin) event, but remember to book. To book, go to the trybooking.com website and type in waterbugs.