Local residents are being invited to take part in a free workshop to learn how to turn their garden into a wildlife haven at Harrington Park on Saturday, 18 June.
The Backyard Wildlife Workshop, presented by Bush Mates and the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, will guide participants on how to […]
Shelby Gull Laird
We know that trees have many benefits. In forests they provide habitat, wood, biodiversity and ecosystem services. In cities, they can mitigate the urban heat island effect by cooling the air and reducing greenhouse gases.
But, perhaps surprisingly, there is increasing evidence that trees are also good for our […]
Susan Lawler, La Trobe University
I recently wrote about how important it is to be able to identify plants and animals. Knowing the names of species that live around us helps us to connect to nature.
Yes, you can enjoy greenery and birdsong without knowing which species are involved, but recognising the […]
Harrington Park families helped plant 500 trees in Harrington Forest last Saturday.
“Harrington Forest is a rare and beautiful endangered ecological community of the Cumberland Plain Woodland” says Margot Law, Bush Mates Project Manager.
“Planting days like these are great opportunities for locals to get outdoors, learn a bit more about their […]