When: Sunday, 24 August from 1.00pm to 4.00pm, come for an hour or more; tea and cake around 2.30pm. (this event was scheduled for Sunday 17 August and postponed due to welcome rain).
Where: Meet at the Hackett water reservoir close to the Rivett and French Streets intersection; view this map.
What: Hand-weed horehound and other herbaceous weeds around plantings; remove outgrown tree guards; celebrate with tea, coffee and cake at around 2.30pm.
Wear and bring: Sun protection, sturdy shoes, old garden clothing with long sleeves and pants. We’ll provide gloves and tools.
Enquiries: email email@example.com or phone 62477515
When: Wednesday, 26 November, 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm
Where: ACT Sportshouse, 100 Maitland St, Hackett.
Please join the Friends of Mount Majura for their Annual General Meeting. We would like to take the opportunity to review FoMM’s activities over the last year, to discuss FoMM’s plans for the next year and to formally elect a committee. If you are interested, we wholeheartedly invite you to consider joining the FoMM committee and to contribute in any way you see fit. We will also have a talk and a discussion on the topic of ParkCare and Kangaroos.
Ants are fascinating, beautiful and fun to watch. Join expert Ajay Narendra on Sunday, 1st March for a glimpse into the fascinating world of one of the most dominant animals on the planet.
Discover Jack Jumpers and other ants of Mt Majura on this nature walk hosted by the Friends of Mt Majura. Learn about the ants’ leading role in the environment as predators and scavengers and hear about their highly social organization, effective communication, and amazing navigation skills that have been the subject of research for generations.
When: Sunday, 1st March 2015, 4.00 to 5.30 pm.
Where: Meet at Helms Place close to Rivett St and Richard St intersection, Hackett; view this map.
Bring: Sun protection, sturdy boots and a magnifying glass if you have one; a gold coin donation for our conservation work would be much appreciated.
Kids (with adults) are especially welcome. Please tell us if you are allergic to bee and wasp stings.
The walk will be postponed to the following Sunday if it rains; same time and place
Enquiries: Sunday 1 March 0435 357 172
We will be joined by renowned Swiss scientific illustrator, Ladina Ribi (link to interview), whose wonderful illustrations will be on sale (framed B&W 20$; Colour 30$).
Join local plant ecologist Michael Doherty for a wildflower ramble in the nature reserve behind the Watson Fair on Sunday 25 October and enjoy a spring Floriade on the mountain.
This delightful walk will highlight different species found in grassland, woodland and open forest.
Please bring good walking shoes, water, sun protection, and a hand lens/magnifying glass if you have one.
A new flora list is available for a donation
Enjoy a winter walk through Mount Majura’s beautiful woodlands and forests. Learn to identify local trees, see where they occur and find out how they survive fire and drought. Local ecologist Michael Doherty will lead this medium grade informative walk along the Casuarina Trail. Walk up to the snow gums then back down to the Black Cypress forest.
Bring: Sturdy shoes, water, warm clothes, and a gold coin donation for a tree guide.
Walk through the woodlands in early spring with bird enthusiast Peter Miller to spot, observe, listen to, identify and learn about birds of Mount Majura Expect to see a variety of early spring migrants, possibly even early breeders-cuckoos, gerygones, honeyeaters.
Bring binoculars, walking boots, water, and a Gold Coin donation for a bird list.