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Restoring Home and Security: Home gardens and the interface with bushland after the 2019/20 Bushfires

22nd February @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

In response to issues raised and requests made by community members at community meetings since the fires, Blue Mountains Council and the Mt Tomah Botanic gardens have organised this workshop on garden restoration.

The workshop will also assist in bringing together people who have been affected by the fires, and support an informed community discussion on future fire preparedness and lifestyle.

 

Program
1. Welcome and Introduction
a) issues raised in initial meetings with residents
b) discussion

2. Restoring gardens, vegetation and landscaping – Botanic Gardens

3. TBC “Fires, rainfall and native vegetation of the basalt mounts in the
Northern Blue Mountains – Chris Cantwell

4. Offers of support in garden restoration from business and community groups

5. Other Community-led initiatives – relevant local actions in the Blue Mountains
and beyond
a) small working group discussions and feedback
b) support from Council and the Botanic Gardens

6. Future workshops
a) technical information: i.e. fire resistant plantings : water management: erosion: etc
b) other issues raised at this meeting

 

All WELCOME: please RSVP to communitydevelopment@bmcc.nsw.gov.au , if possible, by
Wednesday 19 February

Details

Date:
22nd February
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Other

Parent Supervision Required
Yes