Landing Lights Wetland Planting Birthday

MARCH 17, 2016:
Landing Lights Wetland Planting Breakfast
Thurs 8:30 · Landing Lights Wetland, 88 Bestic Street, Banksia
Hosted by Rockdale City Council

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Feel like getting your hands dirty and helping your local biodiversity?

We would like to invite you to come along to breakfast and a native planting session. We will start the morning with a guided tour of the site with Robert Parkinson from the National Trust who supervises the bush regeneration works in the wetland.

Landing Lights Wetland is one of our most environmentally significant natural areas. The site contains some of the last remaining saline wetlands on the Cooks River and includes vegetation identified as threatened under NSW legislation (salt-marsh).

Migratory birds from as far away as Siberia(!) visit Landing Lights during the warmer months to feed and fatten up before returning to the Northern Hemisphere to breed.

To protect this site, Council undertakes significant weed control and vegetation removal which will continue over the next three years.

This project is supported by Rockdale City Council, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Please meet in the Banksia Field car park directly opposite Spring Street on West Botany Street, Arncliffe. Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, sturdy shoes and a hat. Tools, gloves, training and breaklast will be provided.

As place numbers are limited, please secure your free spot at the ticketing link above.

For any queries, please contact Council’s Environmental Projects Officer on 9562 1663 or mhourihan@rockdale.nsw.gov.au

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