We are Now into February and the year is moving on apace. Here are some events we have planned for this year that you can jot down in your calendar.
RSVP is essential as these events don’t run unless we know people are coming.
Suitable for all ages. Not wheelchair or mobility friendly (there is a 50m descent and ascent into and out of the valley).
WHAT TO BRING: Good protective walking shoes, water bottle and hat.
WHAT IS PROVIDED: information handouts, first aid. Gloves and bags as required.
WHERE TO MEET: Colourbond shed at 79 Mount Pleasant Ave unless specified.
Tuesday 18th February– Bush Tucker Tasting
Meet at Landcare Potting Shed 150 Fox Valley Road Wahroonga
On this day we will take you through the bush to sample and gather bush tucker. You will learn how to identify and prepare edible plants found in the area.
Sunday 1st March 8:30 am – Clean Up Australia Day
The Coups Creek area gathers a great deal of rubbish due to stormwater flows as well as bush walkers through the bush. Please come and help us clean up along the creek and keep our native wildlife safe.
Wednesday 19th May 5:30 pm – International Day for Biodiversity
Come and join us for a walk as we try to spot some of our nocturnal native wildlife. Don’t forget your torch!
Tuesday 30th June 10:30 am Orchid Tour
We have 21 species of orchids on site. June is the best time to see the greenhoods and the bonnet orchids.
Sunday 26th July 8:30 am National Tree Day
Event link will be posted here closer to the event (when we decide where to plant and stocktake of leftovers from plant giveaways ;P )
Sunday 20th September 9 am Bush Care Big Day Out
Come join us as we tackle some weeds and do some planting. Watch our Facebook page for more info. Event link will be posted closer to event.
Sunday 11 October 9 AM – Stream Health Workshop
Come learn about Coups Creek and help us monitor its health. Bring Gumboots and a dip net if you have them. ( Our ecologist is most excited about this event!)
Tuesday 20 October 7:30 Am– Backyard Bird count
Learn to count and identify birds from our resident volunteer naturalist.