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New South Wales 2022

Grenfell

Weddin Landcare's Wattle Walk

 Come for a wander amongst the wattles on Saturday, August 20 as part of Weddin Landcare's annual Wattle Walk with special guest presenter Professor Mark Adams.

Bookings are required. To book contact Melanie Cooper on 0417 963 475

The Wattle Walk, which is hosted in the lead up to Wattle Day on September 1 will allow participants to identify a range of local flowering wattles and learn about their unique role in the environment, the valuable production benefits gained by planting wattles and their importance for wildlife.

Professor Mark Adams from Swinburne University of Technology will speak on his ground-breaking research about the ability of Acacias to increase their carbon capture efficiencies and contribute to rainfall, which has major implications for climate modelling.

There will also be some wattle seed inspired culinary delights and a free wattle for each participant!

Morning tea and lunch provided.
Please BYO chair and water. Bookings are required. To book contact Melanie Cooper on 0417 963 475

Go on a virtual (video) tour of 'Rosemount' wattles near Grenfell NSW with Mikla Lewis and Melanie Cooper:

This informative and colourful video runs for about 40 minutes.

 Sydney

Across the country, there are many community events to showcase wattles this week, and Georges River Council has organised one to mark the start of spring.

Wattle Walk with the Georges River Council Bushcare

Wattle Walk at Carss Park this Thursday 1 September

 

The Council's head Bushcare Officer will be taking locals on a guided Wattle Walk through the park to speak about the four wattle species onsite.

Address 

Carss Bush Park
Carwar Avenue, Carss Park

Times 

9.00am – 11.00am

Cost 

Free

Bookings and fees

Booking is essential. Please register via the Eventbrite link.
 

More information

All events will adhere to the NSW Public Health Orders. 

For further information, please contact bushcare@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au.

Book here

https://www.theleader.com.au/story/7880300/mayoral-minute-with-nick-katris-wattle-walk-with-bushcare-volunteers/

 

Bungendore

Sat. 27 Aug to Sun. 4 September  
9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Wattle in wooden vases 2019



 

Golden wattle marquetry table Bungendore Wood Works

Hand-crafted wattle woods turned or cut into unique Australian gifts and world class blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon) furniture will be featured at this award-winning gallery on National Wattle Day.

Blackwood pieces - from benches, chairs, coffee tables to mirrors, bowls, chef platters, serving trays, chopping boards, trinket boxes and coasters will be available.

 Blackwood side tables