Enjoy a Walk among the Wattles on Black Mountain with local plant ecologist, Michael Doherty to see some Acacias commonly found on Black Mountain, including Acacia dealbata and Acacia buxifolia. We will also learn about how Acacias cope with fire and drought. The walk will mostly be flat to undulating, but with a few steeper sections later on in the walk.
Ants are renowned for being busy and social and fun to watch. Apparently the 452 hectare Black Mountain Nature Reserve has more species of ant than the whole of Britain (more than 100 species, compared with around 41 species in Britain). Join expert Ajay Narendra, Macquarie University, to see which of them are active at this time of day as predators and scavengers, and hear about their amazing navigation skills.
Fotpin is very pleased and privileged to once again welcome Wally and Tyronne Bell of the Ngunawal people, who will share their wealth of traditional knowledge and expertise. This walk follows on from the very popular walk held last autumn, and offers an opportunity to delve deeper into Wally and Tyronne’s insights into the reserve’s pre- settlement history and use. Definitely not to be missed!
John Brannan will lead a gentle walk looking at the many birds who nest each year in the reserve, including the resident species and the migratory visitors.
Meet at the Dungowan St entrance, Hawker.
This is the second of the Friends of the Pinnacle's spring walk series. Other walks are detailed in the attached flyer.
Enjoy a gentle and informative walk on the slopes of Mount Ainslie with local ecologist Michael Doherty.
Learn how to identify local woodland and forest trees, see where they occur and hear how they survive fire and drought.
Join a Ranger and Friends of Jerrabomberra Wetlands on a walk to celebrate World Wetlands Day. Wear sturdy enclosed shoes and a sun hat. Meet at the Dairy Road (an extension of Newcastle Street) car park entrance to Jerrabomberra Wetlands in Fyshwick.
Sunday 2 February 8:30 am – 11:00 am
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 7151
Queanbeyan Landcare will host a morning walk on Sunday 16 June along sections of 'the escarpment' much of which is likely under threat as a result of road building and residential development that will facilitate. Contact Tom Baker on 6297 4920 or 0415 839 017 or at email@example.com Council will soon call for public comment on various strategic plans - some of which deal with the escarpment - so the walk is an opportunity to see what Queanbeyan stands to lose.
Meet at top of Muresk street, Farrer.
Bring cameras, binoculars, hat, & wear walking shoes
More information: Phil Selmes, Parks Stromlo depot: 6205 7384
Begin your walk from London Bridge carpark and meet a Ranger at London Bridge Homestead between 1pm-3pm to view and learn about the history of this unique site.
It is a 3.4 km return walk — moderate fitness required.
Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, hat, sturdy footwear and be prepared for extremes of weather.
No bookings required.
Enquiries: 6207 2779
Join Stephen Skinner from the Molonglo Catchment Group for a walk and talk along a stretch of the Queanbeyan River, heading downstream from Dane Street to observe the wildlife in , on and around the Queanbeyan River.
See Discover Wildlife in Your Backyard for more information.