Start the day on beautiful Sydney Harbor where you will explore the history of Bushcare in Greater Sydney from the water. The first landmark is Chowder Bay where Mosman Bushland and Parks Association will talk about the famous Bradley sisters who developed the “Bradley Method” of bush regeneration. The next stop takes you under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Balls Head Reserve and up the Parramatta River where Dr Ian Hoskins, Historian for North Sydney Council will talk about changing ‘land use’ and community campaigns developed to conserve the native bush adjacent to this working harbour. While passing the Hunters Hills peninsula, you will hear from the “Friends of Kellys Bush” about the Green Ban campaign to save one of the last pieces of bushland along the Parramatta River. You will disembark at Armory Wharf, Newington to learn about the Murama River Ranger Program on a guided tour of Wangal Walk and an Acknowledgement of Wangal Country.
Date: Wednesday 4 August 2021
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Capacity: limit of 36 people
Cost: $60 pp
Catering: This four hour trip includes a morning tea on board the Fantasea Cruise boat.
Transport: The entire trip is on a Fantasea Cruise Boat. The boat will depart from Pyrmont Wharf, Darling Harbour at 9.30am and return to Pyrmont Wharf at 1.30pm.