Invasive Plants Annual Report 2021-22

The ACT Parks & Conservation Service together with Biosecurity and Rural Service released the Invasive Plants Annual Report 2021-22 on 22 June 2022. More…

The linked Invasive Plants Control Plan 2020 to 2025 can be accessed here

Canberra Nature Park Management Plan 2021

The 2021 management plan, which includes all 39 of the ACT Nature Parks and Reserves delivers a vision, strategies and actions for managing the reserves for the next decade. More…

Red Hill work activity Wednesday 13 July from 9am

Our next activity will be on Wednesday 13 July 2022 from 9am until 12.30pm.  We will continue to work through the high value parts of the Reserve above Deakin between Strickland Crescent and Red Hill Drive (aka Gowrie Drive).

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.au

Location: Park and assemble at the top of Buxton Street, Deakin (opposite number 98 Buxton Street). There will be an information and safety briefing at 9am.

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Red Hill work activity Sunday 3 July from 9am

Our next activity will be on Sunday 3 July 2022 from 9am until 12.30pm.  We will continue to work through the high value parts of the Reserve above Deakin between Strickland Crescent and Red Hill Drive (aka Gowrie Drive).

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.au

Location: Park and assemble at the top of Buxton Street, Deakin (opposite number 98 Buxton Street). There will be an information and safety briefing at 9am.

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Parkcare Annual report for 2020/21 released

The Parkcare annual report for 2020/21 was recently published, providing an interesting snapshot about the massive contribution made by volunteers like the Red Hill Regenerators, to repair and maintenance of the ACT reserves. Note: the report does not reflect Regenerators effort, which even at the height of the Covid pandemic, contributed 881 recorded hours of often individual volunteer visits to Red Hill.

Why is Red Hill called Red Hill?

Can you tell Tonalite from Dactite? Why is Hornsfels so interesting? Answers to these and other questions can be found in this simple guide to the ancient origins of Red Hill. Find more information here…

Red Hill activity Sunday 5June 2022: deferred to Sunday 12 June 2022

Welcome to winter! Assuming we don’t need to wade through snowdrifts on Red Hill, our next activity will be on Sunday 5 June 2022 from 9am until 12.30pm.  We will continue to work east and north through the high value parts of the Reserve above Deakin between Strickland Crescent and Red Hill Drive (aka Gowrie Drive).

Federal Golf Club Retirement Village

The Federal Golf Club submitted on 18 May 2022 a proposal (No 2022-09201) to develop a retirement village and water infrastructure on the golf course. The proposal has been submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Water and the Environment for assessment to determine if the proposal is a controlled action for the purposes of the EPBC Act. Public comments are invited until 1 June 2022. More…

Documents in support of the submission are shown below:

 

Mid month Red Hill activity Wednesday 18 May 2022

It is now getting too cold to spray verbascum, so we plan to undertake some chipping of verbascum rosettes on the west side of the hill where we started at our last event. For those who want something different there are plenty of woody weeds to cut and dab.

Red Hill tree planting Sunday 1 May 2022, 9am to 12.30pm

For our May Day activity on Red Hill, you are invited to help plant 50 bursaria to complete our 2021 planting project, which was started last spring.  The planting site is located on the ridge above Garran, close to a water cube, with vehicle access via the gate into the reserve at Rusden Street. If we finish early, there will be plenty of verbascum waiting to be chipped out.

Welcome to ACT Red Hill Regenerators

You are welcome to join our monthly activities. We carry out bush regeneration work within the Red Hill Nature Reserve on the 1st Sunday of each month, from 9am to 12:30, except for January. By joining the Group, you will automatically be advised of any Group activities and their locations. You will also be supporting the preservation and conservation of a vital ecosystem and recreational resource