FIELD TRIPS

Field Trips will be held on Wednesday 4 August 2021

The 2021 National Landcare Conference includes field trips to a variety of locations across Greater Sydney region and will provide delegates an opportunity to experience the diversity of landcare in Sydney. From sustainable farming to natural resource management projects, the field trips are an opportunity to showcase the conservation and changing land use in Sydney. The program has been created with the generous support of the Field Trip Committee, made up of representatives from Mulgoa Landcare Group, Garguree Swampcare Greater Sydney Landcare Network, Hawkesbury-Nepean Landcare Network, Community Environment Network, Local Land Services, North Sydney Council, Northern Beaches Council, Hornsby Shire Council, Sutherland Shire Council, Blue Mountains City Council, and Landcare Australia.

 

Field Trip 5 – Agriculture in Greater Sydney

Field Trip 5 – Agriculture in Greater Sydney

Learn from Australia’s oldest existing farm since white settlement, current research into sustainable agriculture and practicing farmers in some of the most fertile and productive farmland in NSW. The first stop is Belgenny Farm which was originally established by...

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Field Trip 6 – Restoring Koala habitat in Kurrajong

Field Trip 6 – Restoring Koala habitat in Kurrajong

This tour will provide you with an opportunity to meet an amazing group of private landholders who are volunteering a significant amount of time to restore crucial koala habitat on their properties in the Little Wheeny Creek catchment near Kurrajong.  Hear and see how...

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Field Trip 7 – Coastal Lagoons of the Northern Beaches

Field Trip 7 – Coastal Lagoons of the Northern Beaches

Join this trip if you are keen to explore how a coastal lagoon system located in Greater Sydney is providing crucial ecosystem function for a wide variety of native plants and animals. First stop is the Curl Curl Lagoon where you will be greeted by Jason Ruszczyk –...

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Field Trip 8 – A trip around Botany Bay

Field Trip 8 – A trip around Botany Bay

Botany Bay, in Southern Sydney, has been an important place throughout Australia’s history. This trip will look at how Botany Bay has changed over time and how natural areas persist and are cared for in an urban environment. The first stop is Joseph Banks Reserve near...

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