Kuringa Woodland Landcare community information event this Saturday 18 F

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Subject: Kuringa Woodland Landcare community information event this Saturday 18 Feb
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Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 06:25:31 +0000
Sorry, this is very embarrassing for my first Canberra birds list post!  
The correct email is  .  Thanks

On 2023-02-13 15:21, Kuringa Landcare via Canberrabirds wrote:
> Apologies, correction of typo: email to  .
> Thanks
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2023 at 15:14, <> wrote:
>> Good afternoon
>> I am a co-convenor of an urban landcare group that has been caring
>> for
>> the Kuringa Woodland for the last couple of years.
>> Kuringa Woodland is a roughly 5ha stretch of remnant Yellow Box and
>> Blakely’s Red Gum grassy woodland (meeting EPBC criteria) along
>> Kuringa
>> Drive at the northern edge of Fraser and Spence in Belconnen.
>> The group commenced after a nature walk in October 2020 by Michael
>> Mulvaney, organised by Sarah Sharp and Rosemary Blemmings.  We
>> operate
>> with the assistance of Ginninderra Catchment Group and under the
>> auspices of the TCCS Urban Parks and Places program.  Since 2020 we
>> have
>> been working on annual and woody weeds, some plantings, and a tree
>> survey.  We have plans to continue the same and also for a rewilding
>> garden in a part of the woodland impacted by local unauthorised
>> mowing.
>> You can find us at [1]
>> or
>> [2] and contact us at
>>  .
>> This Saturday 18 February 2023 we are holding a community
>> information
>> event at Rochford St Fraser from 9-11am - see
>> .
>> I'm bringing this to your attention for a couple of reasons.  First,
>> as
>> well as the local community, we would like to invite folks from
>> other
>> environmental conservation groups to join us and to see the
>> woodland.
>> Second, while we have Sarah Sharp available as an expert grassy
>> woodland
>> ecologist to take people for a walk along the woodland, we don't
>> have
>> anyone who is a true bird expert.  So, if there is anyone who knows
>> their woodland birds well (many of you I'm sure), or even better who
>> knows this particular spot, you would be most welcome to come and
>> take a
>> specific bird walk at some point during the morning.  We will have
>> some
>> tables and chairs, morning tea, display board and pamphlets (and
>> probably gazebos given the forecast!), so if COG would like to add
>> something to the displays or pamphlets you would also be most
>> welcome to
>> do that.
>> There is no need to respond if you are interested in coming along
>> generally.  If you would like to get in touch about leading a walk,
>> or
>> displays and pamphlets, please email  .
>> Regards
>> Michael Stone
>> Co-convenor
> Links:
> ------
> [1]
> [2]
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