Grand Opening of Yanema Budjery Gumada walking trail and Fair Day!

Leura Public School hosts a Spring Fair and Open Day to celebrate the launch of the Yanema Budjery Gumada walking trail around the school that features 14 unique sites of cultural, ecological and historical significance. The trail name means ‘walk with good spirit’ and was chosen by Darug artist and cultural educator Leanne Tobin, whose … Read more

Welcome Weeks

Spring is when our gardens come alive! Come and see our spectacular rhododendrons and azaleas in a unique bushland setting of 18 hectares. Enjoy a Devonshire tea in our tea rooms Thursdays to Sundays, or bring a picnic. Note that November 5 is also Gnome Festival Day in the gardens! Entry is a donation of … Read more

Generation Restoration – celebrating 30 years of Bushcare in the Blue Mountains

Join The Bushcare Team and Lis Bastian (Blue Mountains Planetary Health Initiative) in this celebration of the extraordinary story of bushcarers in the Blue Mountains. The original Generation Restoration, learn about the motivations, the joys and the achievements of the bushcare movement in the Blue Mountains. This FREE event is part of ReIMAGINE – a headline … Read more

Lithgow Equinox Foraging Workshop

Join us on the equinox to learn about edible wild food. Wild edibles identification workshop You will never look at your backyard in the same way again after taking part in this workshop. Join wild food expert Diego Bonetto on a 2.5 hours stroll in the park and learn about the most common edible and … Read more

Regenesis: The Blue Mountains Creative Arts Network

ABOUT THE REGENESIS PROJECT Through the Regenesis Collective (regenesis.org.au), the Blue Mountains Creative Arts Network is telling the new/ancient story of RE-GENESIS, a way out of our dark path of ecological and civilisational collapse that can be traced back to a foundational story of Western Culture in Genesis, Old Testament, Verse 1.26. This story from Western culture—the idea that God … Read more

Book Launch of Rosemary Morrow’s Earth Restorer’s Guide to Permaculture

Saturday 17 September | 1pm at the Planetary Health Precinct  (the old Katoomba Golf Course, Acacia St Katoomba) Bring along a picnic lunch for the Blue Mountains launch of Rosemary Morrow’s latest permaculture book and join Lis Bastian and Rowe Morrow in conversation about Permaculture’s contribution to restoring Planetary Health. Rosemary has completely revised and updated … Read more

Buzzing Bees play-workshop

A playful, interactive workshop utilising games, nature exploration, original songs and art-marking to foster curiosity and learn about the diversity and ecological needs of bees and other insects.  For youngsters 0 to 5 years and their caregivers. Facilitator Amelie Ecology is an ecologist, educator and musician based in Blackheath who loves to connect young people … Read more

Creating native BEE-friendly gardens!

Stingless bees, Blue-banded bees, bees that burrow, and bees that read?!… Who might live in your patch? And how can we make that space the best it can BEE? In this playful, interactive workshop, we will use games, music, nature exploration, and art-making to discover the bees (K)needs! After an introduction to the diversity of … Read more

Spring Native Plant Celebration

A celebration of Spring: a huge variety of flowering native plants for sale, guided walks in the Reserve, native bee talks, demonstrations of propagation by seed and cuttings, wood turned items, advice on Australian plants.