Opposition is growing against the proposed closure by TAMS of the only public toilet on Red Hill, located near the summit restaurant. Red Hill Regenerators President wrote today to Minister Shane Rattenbury requesting that the proposal is reconsidered. (more…)
A short film titled Celebrating 25 Years of ParkCare and Landcare film which has just been uploaded to the ACT Government Youtube site. It can be see here.
25th Anniversary of Parkcare forum on 17 and 18 October 2014: Reflect, Explore and Inspire: celebrating 25 years of ParkCare and Landcare in the ACT.
The first day was a conference format with an informative and interactive mix of guest speakers from academia and other walks of life, and group discussions and feedback. All survey participants have indicated they would like to have another such forum annually or at least bi-annually. (more…)
The public toilet located behind the restaurant on the summit of Red Hill will be closed in February 2015. This has resulted from a review of public toilets in the ACT to identify those with low usage. An alternative public toilet is available in the restaurant for patrons and only when the restaurant is open.
9.30am-11.30am Sunday 7 December. Guided Walk and AGM. Meet at the end of Rusden Street, Garran. We’ll hold the AGM before taking the guided walk. We have members prepared to fill most of the organisations positions, but all positions are genuinely open to financial members and we would welcome additional members on the committee or filling other positions that may take less time/are more flexible. Annual reports and the agenda will be posted on our website soon. More…
There will be an activity with Marist Brothers students on Wednesday 19 November 2014 from midday to about 3pm. Year 9 students will be helping to protect the new plantings at the southern end of the reserve. They will be supervised by teachers and a City Parks Ranger, but we would like some Regenerators volunteers to help supervise and answer questions about our work for part or all of that time. Reply to email@example.com if you are able to assist so that more information can be provided when available.
A Weekday activity is planned for Wednesday 12 November from 9am to midday. We’ll meet at the main carpark on Mugga Way (near the intersection with Francis Street). We will be working behind the houses on Mugga way South of the carpark (towards Hindmarsh Drive). For information or to find us, contact Ross Kingsland on 0415 256 951.
Our next working bee will be on Sunday 2 November, from 9am to around 12.30pm. We will meet at the main car park off Mugga Way (where the Parkcare signs are located) and work along the hillside to the north and south cutting and dabbing woody weeds. BYO morning tea will be at 11am. The weather is warming up so it is important to wear a hat, use sunscreen and carry water. Also make sure that you wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt and enclosed footwear.
Friends of Grassland are holding a form titled “Grass half full or grass half empty?” from 30 October to 1 November 2014, at the CSIRO Discovery Centre. Full details and registration information can be found here.