Calendar – Friends of Mount Majura

Calendar

 
Oct
8
Sun
Mt Ainslie Ngunawal Women’s Cultural Awareness Walk @ Mt Ainslie nature reserve
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Mt Majura and Mt Ainslie (left and centre) are significant places to the Ngunawal people (Photo: S. Bittinger).

Mt Ainslie Ngunawal Women’s cultural awareness walk led by Ngunawal custodian Karen Denny

This walk and talk will take place on Mt Ainslie and is aimed at providing cultural awareness training to women Parkcarers and Landcarers who care for Canberra Nature Park areas including Mt Majura, Mt Ainslie, Mt Painter, the Pinnacle, Red Hill, Black Mountain, Aranda/O’Connor Ridge, Stirling Park, and Capital Hill

When: Sunday 8 October, 1pm-3.30 pm

Where: Mt Ainslie; meet at Canning Street access to Mt Ainslie.

RSVP: Josie Barens 0402 913 131

Karen will discuss Ngunawal cultural sensitivities associated with a women’s cultural place and what to be aware and watch for when conducting Landcare and Parkcare activities.

Aboriginal people have lived in the Canberra region for at least 25.000 years. Numerous known sites indicate intensive occupation of the region including Mt Majura and Mt Ainslie and surrounding valleys and plains.

Mt Ainslie is part of the Ngunawal pathway that follows the watersheds and valleys associated with the Molonglo River, Ginninderra Creek, Sullivan’s Creek, Woolshed Creek, crossing the Molonglo River (Lake Burley Griffin) to link to the ridges and valleys associated with Yarralumla Creek and other minor creeks draining Red Hill and present-day Capital Hill.

Oct
13
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.

Oct
15
Sun
Spring Working Party @ The Fair @ Mt Majura nature reserve, meet at nature park entrance Tay Street, The Fair
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pretty Hoary Sunrays open their flowers in the reserve east of The Fair (W.Pix)

Join the Friends of Mt Majura spring working party at the Fair.

When: Sunday 15 October 2017, from 9am to 12noon;

Where: Meet nature park entrance intersection Tay Street and Ian Nicol Street, The Fair, North Watson; view this map

What: Hand digging weeds, watering plants, (more) mulching and other maintenance jobs.

Wear and Bring: long pants and sleeves, hat, enclosed shoes, sunscreen, gloves – if you have them, and drinking water; morning tea provided.

Inquires: secretary@majura.org

 

Wildflower walk @ Mt Majura nature reserve, meet at nature park entrance Antill Street opposite Carhotel
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Explore the wildflowers that are blooming this season on a stroll with local ecologist Michael Doherty. Enjoy the beauty of the Mount Majura reserve, its grasses, trees, and views whilst you go and learn about the different species found in the grassy woodlands and open forest of Mt Majura.
When: Sunday, 15th October 2017, 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Where:
Meet at the Antill Street Nature Park entrance opposite Carotel, south of The Fair in North Watson, click on this map to view the meeting point.
Wear suitable clothing for the expected weather, and comfortable and appropriate footwear.
Bring sun protection, a camera and magnifying glass if you have them.

An updated plant species list of Mount Majura / Mount Ainslie will be available for a gold coin donation.

Enquiries:secretary@majura.org
Download this poster for promotion of the event.

Oct
20
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.

Oct
22
Sun
Bird Walk @ Mt Majura nature reserve
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Spotted Pardalote (Canberrabirds.org.au)

Walk through the woodlands with bird enthusiast Peter Miller to spot, observe, listen to, and learn about the amazing variety of Mt Majura’s birds in Spring.

When: Sunday, 22 October 8am (sharp) – 10 am

Where: Meet at nature reserve entrance Tay St / Ian Nicol St, in The Fair, Watson (volunteer registration point on this map)

Enquiries: secretary@majura.org

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather, sturdy shoes, sun protection;

Bring Gold Coin donation for a Mt Majura bird species list.

Recommended: Binoculars, a bird guide or app* if you have them. *See for instance Michael Morcombe & David Stewart apps for Android and Apple.

Bird walk poster for upload.

With over two hundred recorded species, Canberra and the surrounding region has the richest bird life of any Australian capital city. Roughly half – 112 species – have been recorded on Mt Majura.

If you have an interest in our feathered friends (and some foes) check out the website of the Canberra Ornithologists Group (COG) which has heaps of information on the distribution, seasonal occurrence and breeding of birds, brilliant photographs taken by COG members and even records of calls of several bird species.

 

 

Oct
27
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.

Nov
3
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Nov 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.

Nov
10
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Nov 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.

Nov
17
Fri
Fridays @ The Fair @ Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tackling woody weeds

We are a small band of volunteers who meet every Friday, except on holidays, for varies conservation activities in the nature reserve east of The Fair, North Watson.

If you are free on a Friday morning, why not join our friendly group to help improve the endangered Yellow Box-Red Gum Grassy Woodland.

When: Fridays 9.30am – 12.00noon
Where: Nature park access Tay Street, The Fair, North Watson; meet at volunteer registration point, click this map
Bring and wear: Sun protection, appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants) and sturdy shoes

Spraying Paterson’s Curse

So we have tools at the ready please let us know if you want to join in.

Email: projects@majura.org or Phone: 62477515

Installing tree guards

Activities at The Fair:

Collecting seeds of native plants,

Propagating seedlings and planting,

Caring for young plants,

Direct seeding of grass and forbs,

Monitoring native plants, the progress of our work, rabbits and weeds,

Work to control erosion,

Planning and organising public events, and

control of lots and lots and lots of weeds.

Joseph, Waltraud, Lynne and Kevin enjoying a well earned cuppa @ The Fair. Photographer Norah, June 2015.