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Whenby Grange Community Planting Morning, Gardens for Wildlife Roadshow and Insect Safari

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Sun Sep 16, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

@ Whenby Grange WRENS land

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Residents, families and friends are invited to help the Friends of Whenby Grange plant trees and shrubs to provide habitat links in the Whenby Grange WRENs (Wodonga Retained Environmental Network) reserve.

Our free Gardens for Wildlife display and pollinator stall will provide information and inspiration for all, while at midday Karen Retra, Neighbourhood Naturalist, will host an Insect Safari, pointing out where to spot pollinators, why they’re important and tales of their intriguing lifestyles.

Join us for a free BBQ lunch and chat with locals after the planting and insect tour (all in the park where the picnic table is located). This will be a good opportunity to talk to us about how you can support the Friends of Whenby Grange to protect and improve native habitat in the reserve.

We will provide tools, plants, BBQ lunch and free native plant to take home.

When: 10am-1pm, Sunday 16th September 2018, Insect Safari at 12pm, BBQ at 12.30pm

Where: Whenby Grange – turn into Harkin Ave then Pembroke Cres for parking & follow the signs

BYO: Bring your favourite gardening gloves, wear good boots and dress for the weather

RSVP: Please register by Thursday 13th September here. For more information contact Lizette Salmon: G4WildlifeAW@gmail.com

This event is brought to you by Wodonga Urban Landcare Network, Friends of Whenby Grange and Gardens for Wildlife, with the generous support of City of Wodonga and the Victorian State Government.

 

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