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Landcare Events in Hartley & Lithgow

Landcare is kicking off 2017 with a number of workshops and special events

Come and hear from experts that may help you. Meet new & like-minded people. Participate in Landcare. Join in with the community.

Small Landholders Seminar – Lithgow – 24th March 5:30 – 7:30pm

Come to hear numerous experts help negotiate a way through land management issues, feral animals, noxious weed legislation, native biodiversity management, livestock issues and a range of information suitable for small rural landholders. Seminar format with short presentations on a range of topics followed by a light supper.
Contact Pete Evans E Peter.Evans@lls.nsw.gov.au P 6350 3111

Wildlife Surveying Techniques – Hartley – 25th March

Learn the various methods you can use to detect elusive fauna and improve habitat on your property; such as wildlife cameras and nest boxes. Contact Marg Duffy E Marg.Duffy@lls.nsw.gov.au P 6350 3113

Fauna Spotlighting – Hyde Park Reserve Hartley – 1st April – late afternoon/evening

Come on a spotlighting adventure and help search the bush for night-time gliders and possums. Learn what to look and listen for. Contact Rechelle Fisher E Rechelle.Fisher@lithgow.nsw.gov.au P 0419 795 781

Hassans Walls Reserve Planting – Lithgow – 8th April 10:00am

Re-instating native vegetation on degraded foothills and lower slopes. Corner of Cregan Lane & Wrights Rd. Contact Rechelle Fisher (Mon, Tues, Thurs) E Rechelle.Fisher@lithgow.nsw.gov.au P 0419 795 781

Threatened Species Planting – Lithgow – Late April (date TBC)

Purple Copper Butterfly habitat improvements information session, planting day and barbecue at the Pony Club Contact Rechelle Fisher E Rechelle.Fisher@lithgow.nsw.gov.au P 0419 795 781

Farmers Creek Planting – Lithgow – Early-mid May (date TBC)

Help build on previous planting works to improve Farmers Creek waterway and assist native flora and fauna via re- vegetation works. Contact Rechelle Fisher E Rechelle.Fisher@lithgow.nsw.gov.au P 0419 795 781

Lithgow Swamps Information & Field Day – Clarence – May (date TBC)

Discover more about these unique ecosystems at this information session, with practical works as well (either weed control or planting). Contact Marg Duffy E Marg.Duffy@lls.nsw.gov.au P 6350 3113

Woodland Bird Identification and Survey Methods – Hartley – mid-late May (date TBC)

Join BirdLife Australia’s Woodland Birds for Biodiversity project coordinator Mick Roderick for a fun 3-hour workshop focusing on many facets of woodland bird identification and monitoring. Contact Clare Kerr P 6333 2319
E Clare.Kerr@lls.nsw.gov.au

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