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Red Hill work activity Wednesday 18 April 2018 from 9am

The Red Hill Regenerators invite you to our next activity of 2018, which will be held on Wednesday 18 April 2018 starting at 9am

For his mid month we will convene at the Red Hill lookout (at the north end of Red Hill), and work in the area of the water tank, removing woody weeds and Cootamundra wattles.  We will focus on any deciduous weeds such as Nettle trees, to remove them before leaf fall starts. We will also be looking for coconut ant sites to record on Canberra Nature Map (bring a smart phone)

We plan to meet at the Lookout at 9am.

The details:

Time: Wednesday 18 April 2018 Work: 0900 to 1230, with byo morning tea at 1100. 

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

Location: Meet at the Red Hill Lookout (at the northern end of Red Hill, NOT at the cafe end)

Activities:  Cut and dab woody weeds, briar rose; Spray verbascum, grassy weeds; remove Cootamundra wattles and deciduous woody weeds, map rabbit warrens and coconut ant sites (see image below);

 Conditions:  Sloping to steep open woodland. Some shade.

You bring: Water, hat, long sleeved shirt, long pants, sunscreen cream, solid shoes, eye protection (we have some safety ‘goggles’), byo morning tea.

We bring: Gloves, safety goggles, first aid kit, tools, herbicides.

Note: It is important that you attend the safety briefing and instructions at 9.15am. In the event of an equipment shortage, priority for tools will be given to Red Hill Regenerators members. Children under 15 years must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian. Individuals who are under 18 years must have parental or guardian consent.

Cancellation: The activity 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 2018 activities scheduled for your diary are:

  • Sunday 6 May 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Wednesday 16 May 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Sunday 3 June 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Wednesday 13 June 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Sunday 1 July 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Wednesday 11 July 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Sunday 5 August 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Wednesday 15 August 2018 09.00am. Working bee
  • Sunday 2 September 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Wednesday 12 September 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Sunday 7 October 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Wednesday 17 October 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Sunday 4 November 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Wednesday 14 November 2018 09.00am Working bee
  • Sunday 2 December 2017 08.00am Working bee and AGM

Coconut ant evidence