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