Group's Events
Fauna Spotlighting Evening at Hyde Park
01 Apr, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Fauna Spotlighting Hyde Park Reserve Hartley- 1st April - late afternoon/early evening Come on a spotlighting adventure and help search the bush for night-time gliders and possums. Learn what to look and listen for. Places limited and RSVP essential Contact Rechelle Fisher E P 0419 795 781

Hassans Walls Reserve Planting - Lithgow - 8th April 10:00am
08 Apr, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Re-instating native vegetation on degraded foothills and lower slopes of the western edge of the Hassan's Walls Escarpment. Contact Rechelle Fisher E P 0419 795 781

Managing Pest Animals—Megalong Valley - Saturday 20th May
20 May, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Learn how to control pest animals on your property. Landholders of the Megalong Valley area are invited to get together to identify key pest animals in their local area and learn about a range of control methods.

National Tree Day Lake Pillans Wetland, Lithgow
16 Sep, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

National Tree Day planting this Saturday at Lake Pillans. When: 10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday 16 September Where: Lake Pillans Wetland (come to Blast furnace carpark and look for the tent) The National Tree Day event is held in many places in Australia in July. In Lithgow, we decided (sensibly!) to wait until the weather was a little warmer. I hope you will come along to celebrate National Tree Day and the start of spring with us. Efforts for the day will support ongoing revegetation works around Lake Pillans Wetland, which is an important site for birds and wildlife in the area, and will go towards the National Tree Day planting count. Come along and make a difference and help to enhance our natural environment by planting some native plants at this family friendly event. See you there!

Small Landholders Seminar
24 Mar, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM

The seminar is an opportunity for landholders to listen to a range of topics that may be relevant to their landholding and farming/hobby operation. Topics covered include: · On property biosecurity, weeds and pest animal control · Biodiversity and native vegetation legislation – What are the requirements? · Requirements and responsibilities for running livestock · Landcare and conservation · Rural crime prevention – What can I do to better protect my property? · Bushfire mitigation – How do I prepare and best protect my property? Seminar format with short presentations on a range of topics followed by a light supper. RSVP essential. Contact Pete Evans E P 6350 3111

Vale of Clwydd Community Planting Day
12 Nov, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM

Vale of Clwydd Community Tree Planting - Your local Landcare group needs your help The Vale of Clwydd community planting day has become an annual event. This year we aim to plant 500 native plants to improve bank stability, downstream water quality and habitat values. Our objective is to replace the weeds infesting the area with a mix of native wetland species. Our creeks are essential to provide habitat and corridors for the birds and wildlife - they also help to make it nice place for people to live! The community planting day is supported by Lithgow Oberon Landcare Association, Lithgow City Council and Local Land Services. All community members are invited to come along to show we care about our local creek and to plant some native plants followed by a sausage sizzle lunch. What: Vale of Clwyyd Tree Planting Day When: Saturday 12 November 2016 Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm Where: Vale of Clwyyd RSVP: Marg Duffy email: phone: 6350 3113

Wildlife Surveying Techniques- Hartley - 25th March
25 Mar, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Learn the various methods you can use to detect elusive fauna and improve habitat on your property; such as wildlife cameras and nest boxes. Places limited RSVP essential. Contact Marg Duffy E P 6350 3113