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Greater Sydney Landcare Forum, Annual General Meeting & Xmas Party!

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

Greater Sydney’s Annual General Meeting with special presentations, Landcare news, Committee votes & Xmas party!

EVERYONE IS INVITED… We try and offer the Landcare community a selection of special speakers as part of the AGM, educating and sharing from leaders in the environmental restoration space. This year is no different… You can attend in person or via an online link.

Date – Sunday, 28th November

Time – 9am to 1:30pm (Xmas party starts at 1:30pm)

Venue – Education Centre, Sydney Olympic Park

Online participation – available on the day; and via video post event

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

Mik Petter (President), Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee (B4C) 

B4C is a community based [Brisbane] social enterprise that provides coordination, support and specialised ecological services to protect, restore and maintain Bulimba Creek catchment in partnership with their members and wider community to build a web of green across the region. This includes working on wildlife crossings for better connectivity and, partnering with industry to restore degraded industrial land. And, as a Social Enterprise, B4C reinvest the majority of their profits in supporting the environment and the community.

Mik’s presentation will offer lessons learnt from a well established Landcare Network in another capital Australian city, highlighting natural solutions for city living.

Julie Sheppard – Razorback Landcare Group, NPA Macarthur Branch

An illustrated presentation on longwall coal mining impacts in the Sydney region, with a focus on the Georges and Nepean river systems.

Julie has been heavily involved for over 20 years in campaigns to expose the damage this mining causes through dewatering the landscape.

Graphic images will make you wonder why this was ever allowed and why it continues to be approved.

Mel Tyas (Landcare NSW & ex NPWS) – Corporate volunteering for an income

Mel spent many years funding her bush regeneration program on Sydney Harbour with NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Corporate volunteering was how she gained the funds to be able to do so.

Mel now works for Landcare NSW and will be presenting on all things Corporate Volunteering in the Landcare space – how to do it; is it worth it; potential income etc.

Following the speakers will be brunch, updates from various Greater Sydney Landcare’s staff on Streamwatch, Creating Canopies, Cumberland Plain Restoration, Get your hands dirty, and more.

After this a short and concise AGM will be held, including: Chair’s report, Financial report and Committee voting.

The it will be time for our Xmas party. (1.30pm on)

BYO Champagne or beer glasses – and a plate of nibbles.

To register please visit here.

For more information:

xuela.sledge@greatersydneylandcare.org or mob: 0409 877 566

or

bronwyn.hall@greatersydneylandcare.org or mob: 0499 715 987

Organiser

Greater Sydney Landcare Network

Venue

Sydney Olympic Park Education Centre
Bicentennial Drive
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127 Australia
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