Conserving Native Wildlife

Have you ever wondered what animals are visiting your property? Would you like to know more abouth them and the habitat that is required to support them at your place?

As a component of the Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority’s Escarpment to Sea program, well known local ecologist Garry Daley, Director of Gaia Research, will provide a fascinating insight into the diverse array of fauna located in the Shoalhaven and Illawarra.

What is covered in the wildlife workshop?

Find out what kinds of animals use different habitats at select sites, especially hollow-bearing trees and bird, reptile and frog habitat in urban and rural areas.

Learn about the different assessment methods for identifying fauna habitat and finding evidence of fauna e.g. trapping, calls, scratchings, tracks, scats etc.

Find out about why collecting data is important and how to record it using opportunistic sightings and systematic surveys.

Learn how to improve habitat on your own land through landscape plantings.

These workshops are free to local landholders but limited to 25 places at each of the two workshops. Lunch and morning tea will be provided. This is a rain, hail or shine event and there will be a large component of field work/ Please bring your hat, water bottle, sunscreen, raincoat, sturdy shoes and a sense of adventure.

Workshop 1
When: Saturday May 12, 9am – 4pm
Where: Mt Keira Scout Camp on mt Keira Road.

Workshop 2
When: Saturday May 26, 9am – 4pm
Where: Cambewarra Public School Hall and later in the day at Bangalee Reserve.

Please RSVP to Carol Richter-Robson at Southern Rivers CMA on 4429 4444 or