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Experience nature this Biodiversity Month

Experience nature this Biodiversity Month September is Biodiversity Month and to celebrate, residents can pick-up free native plants and learn gardening skills from Saturday 31 August. Yes Experience nature this Biodiversity Month September is Biodiversity Month and to celebrate, residents can pick-up free native plants and learn gardening skills from Saturday 31 August. What's On; News Columns; News and Updates; Media Releases
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​September is Biodiversity Month and to celebrate, residents can pick-up free native plants and learn gardening skills from Saturday 31 August.
Mayor Khal Asfour said the Spring Native Plant Giveaway would be the first in a series of environment-themed activities.
“Becoming a greener council means not only making improvements to man-made elements of CBCity, but also appreciating the natural elements that enrich our lives every day,” he said.
“It’s important we pay attention to our environment and learn about the flora, fauna and natural resources around us.
“I encourage all residents to look at what’s on offer during Biodiversity Month and get out and experience local nature.”
To receive up to four native plants per household, residents can visit Earlwood and Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centres, and Riverwood Library and Community Hub, from Saturday 31 August until Friday 6 September.
Other Biodiversity Month activities, include:
  • Native gardening advice – Saturday 31 August, Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre;
  • Birding morning – Saturday 14 September, Deepwater Park Milperra;
  • Flora study – Saturday 21 September, Deepwater Park Milperra;
  • Two valley trail walk – Sunday 22 September, Wolli Reserve, Bexley North;
  • Wildlife display – Monday 30 September and Friday 4 October, Bankstown, Chester Hill and Campsie Library and Knowledge Centres, and Riverwood Library and Community Hub;
  • Breakfast with the Birds – Sunday 13 October and Saturday 19 October, Wolli Creek Regional Park;
  • Kayak tour of Cooks River – Sunday 13 October, River Canoe Club of NSW, Marrickville;
  • Wolli Creek river walk – Saturday 26 October, Girraween Park, Earlwood;
  • Kayak tour of Georges River – Sunday 27 October, Garrison Point Reserve, Georges Hall; and
  • Bee-keeping workshop – Sunday 27 October, Ashbury Community Garden.
For more information, visit cb.city/biodiversitymonth

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