FoBM Wattle Walk & Talk


Saturday, 10 September 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am

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 on Black Mountain


Sunday, 21 February 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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 Spring Walk 3 - Aboriginal Heritage Walk & BBQ


Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am

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!


World Wetlands Day Walk-and-Talk

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


Platypus walk

Meet at the the suspension bridge at the bottom of Isabella St, Queanbeyan.

Bring sun protection, wear sturdy shoes, weather-proof jacket - the walk will be going ahead rain or shine.

Future Twilight Walks from the suspension bridge have been planned for:

  • Sunday 8th September, 4:00 pm;
  • Sunday 13th October, 5:00 pm; and
  • Sunday 3rd November, at 5:30pm.


Ranger-guided activities - London Bridge Walk

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



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