The Sturt Upper Reaches Landcare Group  have a demonstration site at 171 Upper Sturt Road behind the Soldiers’ Memorial Hall and is open to the public 24/7 to enjoy. The demonstration site has been re-vegetated and maintained by members since around 2000 and its  home to many local native flora species as well as a variety of fauna, including a population of Southern Brown Bandicoots. 

The site is maintained via regular working bees are run on the 3rd Sunday of each month (weather permitting) between 9:30am and 12:30pm and are a great opportunity to learn about local Upper Sturt flora species and bush care techniques you can apply to your own property. A variety of different activities are done during working bees such as;

  • Weeding and pruning
  • Clearing of plant litter (blower vac, sweeping etc)
  • Check and maintain fauna boxes
  • Brush cutting (subject to requirement)
  • Clearing of fallen branches (subject to requirement)
  • Path, railing, decking, shed and structure maintenance and construction (subject to requirement)

We will provide all the required tools and equipment, you just need to bring the following,

  • Suitable clothing
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Favourite pair of gardening gloves (optional, we also have gloves to be used)

We look forward to seeing you there, If you are interesting in attending, please contact us at admin@surlg.org.au.


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