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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - September activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting, weed control on Point Hut Hill (and seeing all the beautiful native plants that grow on the hillside - the spring flowers will be gorgeous!), recording any fauna we encounter (birds, reptiles etc), and taking photos. We might be lucky and see the enormous echidna we saw a couple of years ago (Lauren has a great photo).

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - August activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting, working on the leaky weirs (erosion control work), wrangling serrated tussock (a noxious weed), recording any fauna we encounter (birds, reptiles etc), and taking photos.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, a sense of humour, and bring water. Wearing a few layers works well when it's cold as you can peel them off as you warm up.

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‘Yurung Dhaura’ team

SACTCG Waterwatch group profile

‘Yurung Dhaura’, Ngunnawal for ‘Strong Earth’, is the name chosen by the ACT Natural Resource Management Council’s first Indigenous trainee team. Beginning in March 2011 the four trainees (Adam Shipp, Greg Chatfield, Krystal Hurst and Jake Lester) are working towards the nationally recognised Certificate III in ‘Conservation and Land Management’ and will graduate in March 2013.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - July activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Working on the leaky weirs (erosion control work), planting eucalypts beside the river, recording any fauna we encounter (birds, reptiles etc), and taking photos.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, a sense of humour, and bring water. Wearing a few layers works well when it's cold as you can peel them off gradually.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - June activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Repairing the topmost leaky weirs (erosion control work), planting casuarinas, recording any fauna we encounter (birds, reptiles etc), and taking photos.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, a sense of humour, and bring water.

For more information about the POSM group, see the Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee page.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - May activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting trees and shrubs, continuing erosion control work (we have quite a few straw bales to fix in place after the heavy rains in Feb & March), recording any fauna encountered (birds, reptiles etc).

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring water.

For more information about the POSM group, see the Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee page.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - April activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting trees and shrubs, doing cut & daub on woody weeds (this is a great opportunity to wander and observe), continuing erosion control work, recording any fauna encountered (birds, reptiles etc).

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring water.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - March activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting trees and shrubs, doing cut & daub on woody weeds, continuing erosion control work. Stay for a swim afterwards if the weather's warm.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring water. (Perhaps bring a towel and bathers too.)

For more information about the POSM group, see the Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee page.

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Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga ParkCare - March activity

Where: Isaacs Ridge. Meet at Chapple Close, Isaacs

What: Woody Weed Removal

Tools: saw, loppers, secateurs (some provided)

Please wear suitable clothing, especially long sleeves, sun hat, sturdy footwear, and strong gardening gloves.

Bring a day pack and do carry water.

For more information about IRMMM, see the Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga Parkcare group page.

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