Raise awareness of Lake Illawarra and report problems you recognise.
Remember Council and State promises and insist on promises being honoured
(make your vote count).
Joining a local BushCare or LandCare group is a great way to help our local bushland areas, meet new people and learn more about local plants and animals. The following groups are supported by Council and always very welcoming to new volunteers!
Mt Warrigal Bushcare (Alex Hoffman Reserve). Meets at Rowland Ave, 1st Thursday of the month (2 August) 9am -12
noon. Contact Council on 4221 6111.
• Currambene Reserve, Flinders. Meet at the corner of Clyde and Hennessy Street (near the village green) every second Saturday (11 & 25 August) 9am - 12noon. Contact Council on
4221 6111 for details.
Boonerah Point BushCare, Mt Warrigal. Meets east of Boonerah Point carpark (Reddal Parade) every second
Saturday (11 & 25 August) 1pm - 4pm. Contact Council on 4221 6111 for details.
Blackbutt Bushcare, Blackbutt. Meets in Blackbutt Forest, 3rd Sunday of the month (19 August) 9am - 12 pm. Contact
Tony Hepworth on 4297 6490 for directions to the meeting site.
Oakey Creek Bushcare, Oak Flats. Meets fortnightly (8 & 22 August) on Wednesday 9am - 12pm. Contact Council on 42216111 for details.
Tullimbar Landcare, Albion Park. Meets at Elizabeth Brownlee Reserve (end of Digby Close), 2nd Wednesday (8 August) and the 4th Saturday of the month (25 August) 9am - 1pm. Contact Ruth Jenkins on 4256 2684.
For more tips on bush regeneration, up-coming events and funding opportunities for your school, property or local reserve, contact Landcare Illawarra. See website www.landcareillawarra.org.au or call Megan on 4229 7526.