Wild Things: Native Plant Give Away

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The Bay Community Garden/Lance Studdert Reserve

102 Bestic St

Kyeemagh

Sydney, NSW 2216

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Wild Things: Native Plant Give Away

When: Saturday 26th May, 11:00 - 1:0pm

Where: The Bay Community Garden
Lance Studdert Reserve
102 Bestic St, Kyeemagh 2216

What you need: Please bring along proof of address as a Bayside Council resident.

Council's Wild Things program is all about helping Bayside residents to create habitat in their own backyards for native wildlife.

On Saturday 26th of May we'll be giving away native plants to help create habitat for small birds.

The plant give away will be on a first in first serve basis with a limit of 30 plants per household. Plants will be given away in 'groupings' of plants including grasses, ground covers, shrubs and a small tree, so that when planted together in a dense group in your backyard, you will have created instant small bird habitat!

Small birds need dense, shrubby vegeation as a refuge from the large birds and as a place to roost and nest. Many of our small native birds have disappeared from suburban backyards due to the increase in numbers of large carnivorous birds like Currawongs and Magpies in our cities that prey on small birds and the accompanying decrease in pockets of dense vegetation that small birds need.

Ideally your small bird habitat is next to an open area where the small birds can forage for insects and seeds. Small birds (and other animals like lizards) in you backyard are great for keeping the bugs down!

If you would like to find out more about small birds and how to encourage them into your backyard, have a look at Birdlife Australia's Birds in Backyards page and The Habitat Network page.







This Project has been assisted by the New South Wales Government through its Environmental Trust.

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The Bay Community Garden/Lance Studdert Reserve

102 Bestic St

Kyeemagh

Sydney, NSW 2216

Australia

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