Source to Sea 2015

Source to Sea 2015 is a celebration of the landcare and bushcare volunteers working on our Rivers. Events will take place through out May. Participants will get to see their local rivers in a whole new light, and hear the stories from the groups that work to protect them. Check out our amazing line up of activities below. Source to Sea 2015 is a partnership event between Greater Sydney Local Land Services and the Greater Sydney Landcare Network through funding from Greater Sydney Local Land Services, Landcare Australia, National Landcare Program, Neutrogena Naturals and the Department of Primary Industries.

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Registration essential. Register for all events using the link below:

Monday 11th May 2015 Georges River Upper Reaches

This trip will focus on the upper reaches of the Georges River including Dharawal National Park and an paddle at Simmo's Beach. Speakers will include  National Parks Association - Macarthur Region, National Parks & Wildlife Services and Campbelltown Bushcare.

Tuesday 12th May 2015 Georges River Lower Reaches

This trip will focus on the lower reaches of the Georges River and will include Chipping Norton Lake, Oatley Park and the Lime Kiln Bay Wetlands, and a paddle from Lambeth Reserve to Georges River National Park. Speakers include the Georges River Riverkeeper and Aboriginal Trainees, and bushcare volunteers and supervisors about working bushland reserves on the Georges River waterfront.

Thursday 14th May 2015 Hawkesbury River Floating Landcare

On this trip attendees will take an oyster barge to Spectacle Island, a boat-access only site in the Hawkesbury estuary. You will work with regular Floating Landcare volunteers and hear about the Floating Landcare Program. Numbers are limited.

Thursday 14th May 2015 Nepean River Kayaking Trip

This trip includes a half day paddle starting at Bass Sydney's Landcare site at Russell Street, Emu Plains. Attendees will hear about the work Bass Sydney has been doing to help repair fish habitat in the river, and then paddle to Yellomundee Regional Park. On the paddle, Willow Warriors will talk about their Black Willow eradication program, and other issues that the river faces. The group will then meet up with Yellomundee Aboriginal Bushcare group for lunch and a cultural burn (weather permitting).

Saturday 30th May 2015 Parramatta River - Amoury wharf to Ballast Point Park

On this trip attendees can choose to paddle or catch a boat up river from Amoury Wharf to Ballast Point Park. Speakers will include Bushcare Volunteers and Birdlife Australia.