Creeks Need Our Care: Free Workshop

Streamwatching

Friday 12th November, 2010.Creek Restoration and Managing the Flow of Water through Creeks.

This has been a year of high rainfall; you may have seen that the heavy amount ofrain moved boulders and eroded land and creeks in the Blue Mountains.

Join us for a workshop on how to restore creek lines and how to deal with flows ofwater across your property. Learn techniques to:

  • Slow down the water
  • Minimise erosion
  • Increase biodiversity in and around the creek.

When: Friday 12th November, 10am – 1 pm, optional activity afterwards

Cost: Its FREE: a community education program by Blue Mountains City Council

Lunch: Community Gardens Soup

RSVP: Sign up by Wed. 10th Nov. to Jasmine/Michelle 4780 5788 or mhenry@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

The Community Gardens/Harold Hodgson Reserve is a great site to demonstrate changes with a small creek running through the site and various uses of land. The workshop leader is Eric Mahony from Blue Mountains City Council – BushlandManagement Officer and Trish Kidd -Bush Backyards Officer. The team from Bushdoctors Bush Regeneration will demonstrate techniques to stabilise creeks beds.

Participants are invited to help with planting along the creek from 1 pm onwards.

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