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FREE Biodiversity Walk and Other Environment-Based Activities March 2023

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Published March 18th 2023
Be part of the community and look after our environment
environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Hills Biodiversity - Nursery Morning (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Hills Biodiversity - Nursery Morning
Green thumbs and newbies are welcome to this event. Located at Hills Biodiversity Community Nursery, 100 Springs Road, Mount Barker, please wear appropriate work clothing suitable for the weather conditions, bring along gloves and gardening tools if you have them, and a bottle of water and some morning tea for after tools-down for transplanting and thinning to be done. There are jobs for all levels of experience, so come on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, from 9am to 11am. For details of this event, please go to this site.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Healthy Soils Workshop with Joel Williams (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Healthy Soils Workshop with Joel Williams
Located at Koolah Angus Beef, 2581 Range Road, Willow Creek, join Joil to find out more about the importance of above and below-ground biodiversity on soil health and productivity. Joel Williams is an independent plant and soil health educator providing lectures, workshops and consultation on soil management, plant nutrition and integrated approaches to sustainable food production. Come along on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, starting from 9am to 3.30pm. Bring your water bottle, morning tea and lunch will be provided. Please go to this site to find schedule details for this event.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Amazing Microbats at Byards Road Wetland, Happy Valley (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Amazing Microbats at Byards Road Wetland, Happy Valley
Green Adelaide and the City of Onkaparinga would like to invite you to a presentation and guided night walk at Byards Community Centre and Wetland, 37 Byards Road, Happy Valley, on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, starting from 6.30pm to 9pm. You will learn everything you wanted to know about Microbats. Green Adelaide Ecologist, Dr Elisa Sparrow, will talk about these creatures, how they live, and learn some ways to identify them. After Elisa's presentation join the Green Adelaide team on a walk around Byards Road Wetland searching for bats, using a range of devices to make the bat calls audible to us. You will also see how different species have different call patterns.

Bring your torch and closed-in walking footwear. Preferably wear light-coloured clothing with long-sleeved shirts and long pants and bring mosquito repellent as we will be in a wetland. Numbers are limited, so get in quickly to avoid missing out! All attendees, including children, must be registered to take part and will receive further information via email before the night. Bookings can be made here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
2023 MURRAYLANDS Term 1 YEL Forum - Healthy Natural Landscapes (Image taken from event organiser's website)


2023 MURRAYLANDS Term 1 YEL Forum - Healthy Natural Landscapes
Learn more about local landscapes and what is being done to preserve them at Monarto Safari Park Old Entrance, 3401 Old Princes Highway, Monarto South, on Thursday. 23 March 2023. starting at 10am to 2pm. You will sample bush tucker, create art inspired by native grasslands and learn about animal habitats. For more information about this event please contact Karen Bishop on 0478 472 866 or go to this site.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Outdoor Learning in Glenthorne National Park (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Outdoor Learning in Glenthorne National Park

Located at Glenthorne National Park Ityamaiitpinna Yarta, Majors Road, O'Halloran Hill, this practical session will offer ideas on how to engage students in a national park setting with what is already in the park with minimal materials. It will explore risk assessment, logistics of having students in a park setting, local and flora identification, and how to tailor experiences to teaching and learning outcomes. The event will be on Thursday, 23 March 2023, from 4pm to 5.30pm. Bookings are required and can be made here. For more information, please contact Jodee Dellow (Nature Play SA Events Manager) on mobile phone 0435 036 945 or email address jodee.dellow@natureplaysa.org.au.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Community Plant Propagation Workshops (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Community Plant Propagation Workshops
The City of Salisbury, together with Provenance Indigenous Plants, is holding a free plant propagation workshop on Friday, 24 March 2023, starting from 10am to 11.30am, at Provenance Indigenous Plants, 40 Sandy Crescent, Salisbury Park. The activity will be including preparing the seedlings to grow before being planted along the Little Para River around May and June 2023. With this workshop, you will be able to learn some great skills and tips which you can use when gardening at home. There only be 10 participants per workshop to ensure you have a hands-on experience and plenty of time to ask questions, so sign up here to save your place.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Organic Weed and Pest Control (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Organic Weed and Pest Control
Join Steven Hoepfner from Wagtail Urban Farm and learn simple methods to efficiently and effectively keep your garden from being overrun with pests and how to keep "weeds" down without using chemicals. Learn also what weeds are trying to tell you about the health of your soil and how they can even help improve your own health. This event will be held on Saturday, 25 March 2023, from 10am to 11am, at Prospect Community Garden Memorial Gardens (western side) off Willcox Ave Prospect. Please find more details about this event here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Reef Rambles Nature Walk at Hallett Cove Conservation Park (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Reef Rambles Nature Walk at Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Hallett Cove Conservation Park and Biology Society of South Australia (BSSA) will team up with Reef Watch SA to run a Reef Rambles event at Hallet Cove Conservation Park. These are a great way to learn about our fascinating and unique rock pool flora and fauna. There's plenty to behold, including reef crabs, dog whelk (a predatory sea snail), intertidal tube worms, variegated limpets and the vivid waratah anemone. This nature walk will be on Saturday, 25 March 2023, starting from 11.30am to 1.30pm. Spots are limited to 30 places, so get your FREE spot here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Walking for Wellbeing - Exploring connection to nature and ourselves (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Walking for Wellbeing - Exploring connection to nature and ourselves
This fun and interactive walk will be led by young people on Sunday, 26 March 2023, starting at 10am to 11.30am at Belair National Park Upper Sturt Road, Belair. Walk, learn, and reflect together, while celebrating Youth Action Week with Nature Play SA. Please wear enclosed shoes, and bring drinking water and sun protection. The meeting location will be provided closer to the date and you can book your FREE spot here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Nature Discovery Day: Rangeland Grasslands (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Nature Discovery Day: Rangeland Grasslands

The Northern and Yorke Landscape Board, together with the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board and the Mid North Grasslands Working Group is hosting a full day of grasslands learning. Come to this event to find out more about high-quality grassland and its impact on the environment, including birds, reptiles and insects, plus wildflowers such as herbs, lilies and orchids. The event will be held on Tuesday, 28 March 2023, starting at 9am to 3pm, at Burra Town Hall, 4 Market Street, Burra. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided. Book your FREE spot here and contact Nick Modra (NYLB) on 0458 353 309 or email: nick.modra@sa.gov.au for more information,

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Biodiversity Walk - Cox Scrub Conservation Park (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Biodiversity Walk - Cox Scrub Conservation Park

Cox Scrub Conservation Park is one of the biggest parks in the Fleurieu, and boasts a diverse range of flora, fauna and bird life. Guided by Phil Baron, you will explore what nature has to offer, stopping to observe and learn as we go. The event will be held at Cox Scrub Conservation Park, Bull Creek Road, Ashbourne (meeting point will be at Gate 1), on Wednesday, 29 March 2023, from 10am to 12noon. BYO binoculars as this park is a popular birding spot. Please ensures you wear appropriate footwear, be SunSmart, and BYO water. Book your FREE spot here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Community Education Session - Planting on Council Land (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Community Education Session - Planting on Council Land

Meet the Barossa Council's Senior Environment Officer, Kim Thompson, who will answer all your questions about what is involved if you want to plant on your verge or any other site situated on Council land. Located at Barossa Bushgardens, 653 Research Road, Nuriootpa, this event will be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2023, starting from 5pm to 6pm. With housing blocks becoming smaller and smaller and urban heat becoming more of an issue, verges are a valuable resource to reduce the island heat effect. They can be transformed from being a bare stretch of soil in front of a property to a habitat for native animals, to grow flowers or even vegetables. Please reserve your FREE spot here.

environment, nature, Adelaide, March 2023, community events, FREE
Getting Started with Organic Gardening (Image taken from event organiser's website)


Getting Started with Organic Gardening
Located at Victor Harbor Public Library, 1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor, on Friday, 31 March 2023, starting at 2pm, join Alan Shepard for an introduction to gardening without the use of chemicals. Alan will talk about enriching the soil, natural pest management, weeding options, crop rotation and no-dig gardening. He has had many years of practical experience in establishing community, school and organic gardens across Adelaide and coordinating primary school garden programs. Please register your interest in this FREE event here.
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