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Nature Activities in Adelaide - May 2023

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Get your hands dirty
Community Planting Events
Natural Assets Team at The City of Salisbury invited you to plant trees and shrubs along the Little Para River, Paralowie. Come to this Community Planting Events and get your hands dirty. Please book here and choose these available dates below:
Saturday 20 May 2023, from 10 am to 1 pm, at Little Para River, Walpole Road Wetlands, access from Boardwalk Drive, Paralowie
Saturday 24 June 2023, from 10 am to 1 pm, at Little Para River, off Kings Road, Paralowie

Location maps and further details will be emailed to registered attendees the week of the event. For any queries please email naturalassets@salisbury.sa.gov.au

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Get Growing Autumn Gardening Talks (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Get Growing Autumn Gardening Talks

Join Sustainable Gardener Alan Shepard for a hands-on workshop at Greenacres Community Garden Inc. on 12 Swan Street, Greenacres, on Saturday, 20 May 2023 from 10.30 am to 11.30 am. In this session, Alan will share practical and cost-effective strategies for creating healthy soil, making your own compost, propagating from cuttings, and creating chemical-free garden sprays.

Please note that numbers for this workshop are strictly limited, so bookings are essential and can be made here.

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Willawilla Bushcare Morning - Crafers West (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Willawilla Bushcare Morning - Crafers West
Come and see the results of bushcare, bushcare in progress, and areas in need of bushcare on Sunday, 21 May 2023, starting from 9 am to 11 am at 47 Hill Street, Crafers West Willawilla Bushcare is claiming back this valley for indigenous flora and fauna to flourish. To participate in this community event, please ensure that you wear appropriate work clothing and please bring thick gardening gloves, secateurs/loppers and also a water bottle. You will also need a very good level of stability and fitness as this area is steep. Please book here. A light meal and a drink will be provided.

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Looking after Waterways Information Session - Willunga (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Looking after Waterways Information Session - Willunga
Green Adelaide's Team Leader Water Projects will talk about the importance of healthy waterways, how to identify problems, what to plant and to pull out, and what your responsibilities are as a property owner.

This FREE community event will be held at Willunga Environment Centre, 15 High Street Willunga, on Tuesday, 23 May 2023, starting from 5.30 pm to 7 pm. Bookings are essential and can be made here. All participants will receive a copy of our Looking After Waterways property owner's guide and light refreshments will be provided.

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Understorey Information and Planting Session (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)



Understorey Information and Planting Session
Join Gawler Environment Centre and Gawler Environment and Heritage Association for an info session about the Understorey sale native plants, which ones are suitable for your property, and how to plant and weed them. Pick up some practical tips by helping to plant Understorey bee and butterfly attracting plants at the new Gawler Environment Centre garden. Please book here to attend this event that will be held on Thursday, 25 May 2023, starting from 2 pm to 4 pm, at Gawler Environment Centre, 8 Main North Road, Gawler. For further information call the GEC on 8524 6265 or email coordinator@gawlerenvironmentcentre.org.au

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Freshwater Turtle Conservation Workshop at Big Bend (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Freshwater Turtle Conservation Workshop at Big Bend
Come to Big Bend By Night for turtle talks and practical demonstrations of how you can be part of turtle conservation. Located at Big Bend By Night, 78 Preiss Landing Road, Sunnydale, this workshop will be held on Friday, 26 May 2023, starting from 12.30 pm to 4 pm. This workshop will demonstrate ways that you can get involved through citizen science and on-ground conservation initiatives, including the National Nest Predation Survey, as well as give you an overview of local turtle species and what we can all do to assist with this conservation program.

Please book here to attend this event. Lunch will be provided.

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Growing it Local Garden Workshop with Lachlan McKenzie (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Growing it Local Garden Workshop with Lachlan McKenzie

Join Lachlan McKenzie from Permatil Global and Permaculture SA for a practical, organic gardening workshop at the Para Hills Community Hub Garden. 22 Wilkinson Road, Para Hills, Lachlan McKenzie will talk about propagation, growing from seed, farden preparation and also seasonal pests. Please book here to attend this event that will be held on Saturday, 27 May 2023, starting from 11.30 am to 1 pm. You can take home some plants and seeds after the workshop. There will also be some Nature Play activities for the kids. All are welcome and bring your gardening questions.

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Seaford Wetland's Community Garden Social and Biodiversity Planting Day (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Seaford Wetland's Community Garden Social and Biodiversity Planting Day
Located at Seaford Road, Seaford, come and join Seaford Wetland's Community Garden Social on Sunday, 28 May 2023, starting at 9.30 am to 2 pm. This event will be combined with Seaford Wetlands' Biodiversity Planting Day.

This is the chance to get to know your community gardeners, hear about amazing progress of this community garden, enjoy a lovely morning tea and buy some plants. You can also help to plant native seedlings in the wetlands, learn about urban biodiversity, and meet some like-minded people. This project will contribute to the Seaford Wetlands Urban Biodiversity Project. This project aims to improve the Seaford Wetlands and create a cooler, greener, and more biodiverse space for wildlife and for people.

Please bring yourself a chair, cash for plant stall/donations., some drinking water, gardening gloves, and a trowel. Wear protective/weather appropriate clothing and closed shoes. Please book here to attend this event.

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Pledger Wetlands Community Planting Event (Image taken from www.eventbrite.com.au)


Pledger Wetlands Community Planting Event
Please join the Friends of Pledger Wetlands and the City of Salisbury in this community planting event at Pledger Wetlands, with meeting location is at Brookside Drive, Mawson Lakes on Sunday, 28 May 2023, starting from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

You will be planting a range of native tree, shrubs and ground covers. Please book here and a location map and further details will be emailed to registered attendees the week of the event.
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