Friends of Yass Gorge to hold working bee

A recent event by Friends of Yass Gorge. Photo: Supplied

A recent event by Friends of Yass Gorge. Photo: Supplied

Friends of Yass Gorge will be holding a working bee at the Yass Gorge on Saturday, November 19.

The event is free and will include morning tea and lunch.

9.30am

The working bee will begin with weeding and thinning of exotics to encourage native plant growth, as well as planting of reeds around the reed bed and under trees.

11am

Enjoy lemon myrtle iced tea and homemade muffins while listening to a series of short talks about the gorge, including:

  • How far we’ve come – by Landcare Award recipient Ross Webster.
  • The fascinating life of insects – by expert Kim Pullen.
  • Bush-tucker plants – by Aaron Chatfield.

Lunch will then be held at 12pm.

Attendees will need to bring a hat, gardening gloves, water bottles, sturdy shoes.

Friends of Yass Gorge will provide cool drinks, cups, plates, a light lunch (fruit, salad and muffins), tools, equipment and some gloves.

The project has been supported by the NSW Government via its environmental trust.

RSVP by November 18 by contacting Ryl Parker:

  • ryl.parker@yahoo.com.au
  • 0410 327 245

More: facebook.com/friendsofyassgorge.