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Red Hill watering bee Wednesday 11 October 2017

The Red Hill Regenerators invite you to our next mid month working bee which will be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 9am

The weather is rapidly warming up, and combined with the very low rainfall this spring, it is essential that the recently planted tubestock get a decent watering in addition to any rain which might arrive in the next few weeks.

The details:

Time: Wednesday 11 October 2017 Work: 0900 to 1230, with byo morning tea at 1100. 

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.auPrior registration is not required.

Location: Meet at the Rusden Street, Garran entry gate by 9am sharp to gain entry and self drive up to the water cubes.

Activities:  We will try and water all the new planting adjacent to the two water cubes. If time permits we will also water the plants at the southern end of the reserve;

 Conditions:  Gently sloping open grassland.

You bring: Water, hat, long sleeved shirt, long pants, sunscreen cream, solid shoes,  morning tea.

We bring: Sufficient buckets for six. Please bring buckets if you have them.

Note: Children under 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult. Work parties will be cancelled by email (if possible) if: a) the forecast is for > 35 deg C, b) it is a total fire ban day, c) there is lightning, or d) there is heavy rain.

Other 2017 activities scheduled for your diary are:

  • Sunday 5 November 2017 09.00am Working bee
  • Sunday 12 November 2017 10.30am Butterfly Walk with Dr Suzi Bond
  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 09.00am Working bee
  • Sunday 3 December 2017 08.00am Working bee and AGM
Also unscheduled activities this year will include our popular wildflower walk led by Dr Michael Mulvaney, and a celebration of the centenary of planting the red flowering callistemon plants on instructions from Walter Burley Griffin.