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1. Bushfire Recovery Events
In the aftermath of the recent bushfires (and other extreme weather events) the Blue Mountains community have come together to support one another. Various events are being held across the Blue Mountains. See the Recovery Tab to find an event near you.
You can also find a list of service in the Mountains and other recovery information by clicking here
2. Community events
Your local community inviting you to join them.
SFA holds no responsibility for these events – please check directly with organisers.
3. SFA Low/Free School-Term holidays activities
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.
1. Welcome and Introduction
a) issues raised in initial meetings with residents
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org , if possible, by
Wednesday 19 February