Eucalyptus Identification Workshop – November 2022

There are over 900 species of Eucalyptus in Australia and identifying which species you are looking at can often be very difficult. In November 2022, a Eucalyptus identification workshop was hosted at the Tarraganda Hall. During this workshop, a local botanist described various methods to identify the Eucalyptus species in the Bega Valley area and […]

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

Have you ever wanted to propagate your own plants for revegetation projects using local native seed and cuttings? Karen Walker and Merryn Carey will lead you through the steps in a practical workshop on Friday 28 September, 9.30am – 1.00pm in Cobargo. The day will include: Where to source seed, pre-treatment of seeds, seed sowing, […]

Is it as hot and dry as we think? Let’s ask the plants

Is it as hot and dry as we think? Let’s ask the plants

As our dams and rivers dry up, even hardy native plants like Spiny mat rush (Lomandra longifolia) are curling up their leaves. Our local Seedbank Coordinator is witnessing unusual flowering and seed set patterns in our trees and shrubs. So, as conversations abound about what a hot, dry season we’re having, let’s take a look […]

CMN Plant Identification Workshop & Field Trip

CMN Plant Identification Workshop & Field Trip

Learn the skills and information you need to identify a range of common plants in this region. After lunch, try out your skills on a guided field walk in Bournda National Park. When: Thursday 13 October, 9.30am-3.30pm Where: Bournda Environmental Education Centre Botanist, Paul McPherson and Seedbank Coordinator, Karen Walker will use some of the most […]