Caring for our backyard - Peachester

Caring for our backyard - Peachester

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Peachester Community Hall

960 Peachester Road

Peachester, QLD 4519

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This have been Postponed- Come along and learn about Invasive Species and what is going on in your backyard.

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Learn about:

  • Invasive plants and animals
  • Attracting wildlife to your garden
  • Coastal Discovery Van and a shorebird presentation
  • Worm farms and helping your soil
  • Biochar and how it can help your garden

Stalls:

Come along on the day and check out the stalls. Bring along a weed and get it identified.

  • Invasive plants and animals by Sunshine Coast Council
  • Responsible Pet Ownership by Sunshine Coast Council
  • Coastal Discovery Van by Sunshine Coast Council
  • Worm Farming and Regenerative Agriculture Stall by Polyculture
  • Sunshine Coast Environmental Council

Presentations:

The sessions listed below will be held in the hall and require registration. You may be able to join a session on the day if they are not fully booked.

Register for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions and receive a free native tree on the day

Session 1

9 –915 Welcome to Country

915-930 Introduction to priority invasive plant and animal management on the Sunshine Coast by Anthony Cathcart, Team Leader Feral Animal Education and Control, Sunshine Coast Council

930-10 Birds in your backyard by Ken Cross, Birdlife Australia

1015-11 MORNING TEA

Session 2

11-1130 Worm farming and Invasive weed management through regenerative agriculture by Scott Robinson, Polyculture Pty Ltd

1145-1215 Shore bird Presentation by Simone Bosshard, Coastal Project and Permits Officer

1230-115 LUNCH

Session 3

115–145 Biochar saving one garden at a time by Robert Laird, Pyrolitech Biochar.

2 – 230 Biodiversity through Biosecurity (Invasive Animal Management) by Rita Everitt, Feral animal officer Sunshine Coast Council

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share. We wish to pay respect to their Elders – past, present and emerging, and acknowledge the important role First Nations people continue to play within the Sunshine Coast community.

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Peachester Community Hall

960 Peachester Road

Peachester, QLD 4519

Australia

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