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Information forum on the biodiversity of western Sydney SAT Dec 5th

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Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club

2/8 Twin Creeks Drive

Luddenham, NSW 2745

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This is a knowledge sharing event focussing on the incredible biodiversity found in western Sydney

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Knowledge sharing event with special presentations on the natural values of western Sydney and the Cumberland Plain Threatened Ecological Communities, particularly the Cumberland Plain Woodland (CPW). These presentations will include:

1. Peter Ridgeway (Greater Sydney Local Land Services) on Old Growth Trees of the Cumberland Plain

2. Fauna on Cumberland Plain Restoration Program sites by Chad Beranek (Gumnut Naturalist)

3. Koalas in Campbelltown with Ricardo

4. Turtles in western Sydney by Turtle Rescue

5. Birds and Cumberland Land Conservancy by Mark Fuller and

6. Mosses and Lichens with David Eldridge from UNSW.

Includes facilitated sessions* to capture positive participant observations, ideas and discoveries of the Cumberland Plain Woodland and, restoring bushland across the Cumberland Plain generally.

Suitable for western Sydney Landcare and Bushcare volunteers and supervisors, western Sydney environmental community groups, Local Government employees working in the western Sydney natural areas space, Local Land Services, private landholders, students, consultants, DPIE, NPWS and others interested in CPW restoration.

Lunch and morning/ afternoon tea provided.

This event is a free event for students, volunteers and pensioners, but participants that are currently working will be asked to make a small donation towards Landcare SOS, specifically for primary and high school environmental education in western Sydney.

Open invitation to network and mingle for western Sydney Green Drinks Xmas celebration after 4pm.

For more information please email xuela.sledge@greatersydneylandcare.org

*The information collected in the community facilitation will be used to compile a short booklet on the wonders that can be found on the Cumberland Plain, the work of its amazing volunteers and restoration ideas for the future of western Sydney's remnant vegetation (including grant ideas and needs for research).

This is a Saving our Species event organised by the Cumberland Plain Restoration Program and Greater Sydney Landcare Network, with financial assistance from the Environmental Trust and Greater Sydney Local Land Services.

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Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club

2/8 Twin Creeks Drive

Luddenham, NSW 2745

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