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TRACKCARE THIRD SUNDAY 10 am – 3 pm

Contact: Program Officer Bushcare 6238 2884 Calling all mountain bikers and bush walkers to help maintain our tracks Jun 17 Improving the Slides track Meet: Slides / New Town Fire Trail Junction, McRobies Gully Jul 15 Improving the Slides track Meet: Slides / New Town Fire Trail Junction, McRobies Gully Aug 19 Improving Tip Top track Meet: Western end of Tip Top, Golden Gully Fire Trail

FERN TREE LANDCARE GROUP

FERN TREE BUSHCARE GROUP

SECOND SUNDAY MORNING 10 am – 12.30 pm

Contact: Rob Beedham 6239 1991 Controlling invasive weeds in the beautiful, cool, deep forests at the base of kunanyi/ Mount Wellington. Jun 10

Holly control and woody weed sweep on Hall’s Saddle Meet: Corner of Chimney Pot Hill Road and Huon Road, Fern Tree Jul 8 Spanish heath control in Dunn’s Creek Meet: 78 Summerleas Road, Fern Tree Aug 12 Spanish heath control in Dunn’s Creek Meet: 78 Summerleas Road, Fern Tree

WATERWORKS VALLEY LANDCARE GROUP FIRST SUNDAY MORNING 10 am– 12.30 pm

Contact: Sandra Poth 0490 291 489 Restoring the urban fringe for people and wildlife, from the sides of the Waterworks Valley to the banks of the Sandy Bay Rivulet Jun 3

Rubbish sweep and maintenance of rivulet planting site Meet: Waterworks Quarry, Waterworks Road, Dynnyrne Jul 1 Possible new site works – contact convenor for details. Meet: TBC Aug 5 Plant giveaway in partnership with Ridgeway Bushcare Meet: Waterworks Quarry, Waterworks Road, Dynnyrne

McAULAY RESERVE BUSHCARE GROUP

FRIENDS OF MCAULAY’S RESERVE BUSHCARE GROUP SECOND SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2–4.30 pm

Contact: Mark Corrigan 0417 058 012 Improving the conservation values of a suburban bushland jewel Jun 10

Cotoneaster and hawthorn control in Edith and Churchill Avenue reserve – join the group for some primary weeding in a new patch Meet: Reserve entrance adjacent to 268 Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay Jul 8 Native grassland maintenance and woody weed sweep – help keep a threatened native grassland patch free of woody invaders Meet: Entrance to McAulays Reserve adjacent to 18 McAulays Road, Sandy Bay Aug 12 ‘Schoolside’ weed sweep and rubbish run Meet: Entrance to McAulays Reserve adjacent to 18 McAulays Road, Sandy Bay


M T. N E L S O N BUSHCARE GROUP

MOUNT NELSON BUSHCARE GROUP

SECOND SUNDAY AND LAST THURSDAY MORNING 10 am – 12.30 pm

Contact: Greg Kidd 6224 0465 Enhancing and protecting wildlife habitat in the diverse forests in and around Bicentennial Park Jun 10 Spanish heath control in Bicentennial Park Meet: Reserve entrance next to 10 Rialannah Road, Mount Nelson Aug 12 Weed sweep and rubbish run in Bicentennial Park Meet: Reserve entrance next to 419 Nelson Road, Mount Nelson

RIDGEWAY BUSHCARE

RIDGEWAY PARK BUSHCARE GROUP

FIRST SUNDAY MORNING 10 am – 12.30 pm

Contact: Andrew Wakefield 0466 548 870 Reducing the impact of weeds on one of Hobart’s largest bushland reserves Jun 3 Aug 5

Gorse grab at the cricket oval Meet: Y Junction Chimney Pot Hill Road and Ridgeway Road Plant giveaway in partnership with Waterworks Valley Landcare Meet: Waterworks Quarry, Waterworks Road, Dynnyrne

KNOCKLOFTY BUSHCARE GROUP

FRIENDS OF KNOCKLOFTY BUSHCARE GROUP

FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAY MORNING 9–11.30am THIRD SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2–4.30 pm

Contact: Astrid Wright 6234 1580 Transforming the city-fringed bushland of Knocklofty Reserve from a once degraded state into a biologically diverse place *Jun 7 Jun 17 *Jun 21 *Jul 5

Maintenance of South Hobart wayleave Meet: Forest Road car park, West Hobart Roving weeding around Trig Hill Meet: Forest Road car park, West Hobart Maintenance of South Hobart wayleave Meet: Forest Road car park, West Hobart. Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details Jul 15 Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details *Jul 19 Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details *Aug 2 Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details *Aug 16 Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details Aug 19 Works to be confirmed – contact convenor for details Activities marked with an asterisk (*) are not City of Hobart Bushcare managed activities. The group contact can provide more information on how to be involved in these activities

BUSHCARE WALKING BOOK CLUB FIRST SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2–4.30 pm

Contact: Bushcare Coordinator 6238 2884 Gaining a deeper understanding of environmental stewardship through books Jun 3 “The Genius of Birds” by Jennifer Ackerman Meet: Junction of Chimney Pot Hill and Ridgeway Roads, Ridgeway Jul 1 “Climate Changed” by Philippe Squarzoni Meet: Upper Cascade Gardens car park, South Hobart Aug 5 “Weeds” by Richard Mabey Meet: Base of Truganini Track, off Sandy Bay Road, Taroona


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LAMBERT GULLY BUSHCARE GROUP

LAMBERT GULLY BUSHCARE GROUP

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2–4.30 pm

Contact: Ingrid Colman 6225 4153 Working along the slopes of the Lambert Creek waterway under giant blue gums to maintain the habitat corridor of Lambert Gully Jun 24

Blackberry busting in Bicentennial Park – woody weed sweep along the eastern walking track Meet: Churchill Avenue entrance to Bicentennial Park Jul 22 Broom and red hot poker control at the Bend 6 drain Meet: Churchill Avenue entrance to Bicentennial Park Aug 26 Creekline weed sweep in lambert Park Meet: Churchill Avenue entrance to Bicentennial Park

CORNELIAN BAY BUSHCARE GROUP

CORNELIAN BAY BUSHCARE GROUP

FOURTH SUNDAY MORNING 10 am – 12.30 pm

Contact: Sue Gillespie 6228 5857 Working to protect Hobart’s rare coastal vegetation around the picturesque Cornelian Bay Jun 24

Cornelian Bay foreshore weed sweep – hunting golden wattle and boxthorn. Meet: Boat House Restaurant car park, Queens Walk, Cornelian Bay Jul 22 Gorse control in Wellington Park – join the group for a change of scenery and assist with work on a major gorse infestation Meet: Inglewood Road at the junction with Strickland Avenue, South Hobart Aug 26 Protect grassy woodland from weedy invaders – removing woody saplings from native grassland on the Domain Meet: Summit car park, Queens Domain

WELLINGTON PARK BUSHCARE GROUP

FRIENDS OF WELLINGTON PARK BUSHCARE GROUP FIRST TUESDAY 9.15 am – 1.30 pm

Contact: Peter Franklin 6228 4889 Working all over kunanyi/Mount Wellington to protect the mountains natural values by combining a bushwalk with a weeding expedition Jun 5

Gorse control in Wellington Park – assist with primary weeding of a gorse invasion in the foothills of kunanyi/Mount Wellington Meet: At junction of Inglewood Road and Strickland Avenue, South Hobart Aug 7 Gorse control in Wellington Park – This working bee could see the end of the gorse invasion along the Inglewood fire trail! Meet: At junction of Inglewood Road and Strickland Avenue, South Hobart

SOUTH HOBART BUSHCARE GROUP

SOUTH HOBART BUSHCARE GROUP THIRD SUNDAY MORNING 10 am – 12.30 pm

Contact: Janet Stone 6223 8132 Looking after a bushland remnant nestled in the middle of South Hobart by removing weeds and enhancing bushland values for wildlife Jun 17 Jul 15 Aug 19

Primary removal of broom around historic Cascade Gardens sign Meet: Bottom carpark, Cascade Gardens, McRobies Gully Rd Weeding and maintenance in zones 4 and 5, followed by plant giveaway Meet: Wentworth St side of Wellesley Park, South Hobart Secondary weeding in zone 8 Meet: Top of Wellesley soccer oval, South Hobart

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SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018 | FARM GATE MARKET

WANT TO BE PART OF THE MOUNTAIN’S MISSING LINK? When Saturday 23 June 2018 Listening Post 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Walk Through 1–2.30 pm Meet us at the Junction of Bracken Lane and O’Grady’s Falls Fire Trail, Fern Tree. More information yoursay.hobartcity.com.au/ projects This mountain bike track project was made possible through a Tasmanian Government cycle tourism grant.

SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018 | FARM GATE MARKET

SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018 SUNDAY 29 JULY 8.30 AM – 1 PM

8.30 AM – 1 PM

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AT FARM GATE MARKET Bathurst Street, (between Murray and Elizabeth streets), Hobart

AT FARM GATE MARKET Bathurst Street, (between Murray and Elizabeth streets), Hobart

To celebrate National Tree Day, the Bushcare team will host a native plant giveaway and speak with locals and visitors about the importance of planting trees for our environment and health.

For more information: hobartcity.com.au/events

To celebrate National Tree Day, the Bushcare team will host a native plant giveaway SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018 and speak with locals and visitors about the 8.30 AM – 1 PM importance ofBathurst planting trees for AT FARM GATE MARKET Street, (between Murray and Elizabeth streets), Hobart our environment and health. To celebrate National Tree Day, the Bushcare team will host a native plant giveaway and speak with locals and visitors about the importance of planting trees for our environment and health.

Formore moreinformation: information: hobartcity.com.au/events For hobartcity.com.au/events

The Hobart Bushcare groups are run on a volunteer basis. Local residents and the City of Hobart work together to tackle Bushcare issues in their local reserves. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bushcare is cancelled on days of total fire ban, high winds or heavy rain. PLEASE BRING: Strong boots, warm waterproof clothing, a hat and a drink. Gloves and all tools will be supplied. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sjaan Field Bushcare Program Officer, City of Hobart Phone: 6238 2884 Email: bushcare@hobartcity.com.au

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06.18 – 08.18

Bushcare Working Bee Program - Winter 2018  

Working Bee program for the City of Hobart's Bushcare program - winter 2018

Bushcare Working Bee Program - Winter 2018  

Working Bee program for the City of Hobart's Bushcare program - winter 2018