Bankstown City Council is calling on residents to be part of the celebrations of Biodiversity Month.
Biodiversity Month is held in September each year and is aimed at promoting the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world.
The following activities will run during September as part of Biodiversity Month:
Night Critters Spotlight Patrol Come on a torch-lit guided tour of the Georges River National Park, in search of night time creatures and learn about the native animals of Bankstown. Bookings are essential, phone (0) 9707 9628 to reserve your place.
When: Thursday 9, Tuesday 14, Thursday 16 and Tuesday 21 September, 6.30pm
Biodiversity Walks at Yeramba Lagoon and Salt Pan CreekEnjoy a peaceful spring morning discovering Bankstown's biodiversity. These guided walks will enable you to take a closer look at our very special native animals and plants. Bookings are essential, phone 9707 9628 to reserve your place.
When: Birds and Brunch at Yeramba Lagoon, Saturday 11 September, 9amMorning in the Mangroves, Saturday 18 September, 9am
Free Native Plants and Mulch Join us at Council's Waste Management Facility (Bransgrove Road, Panania) to receive your free native seedlings and mulch.
When: Saturday 25 September, 9am to 1pm
Biodiversity at Bankstown Library Preschool children will be inspired by the original eco-warrior through the pages of Dr Seuss' The Lorax. This story will encourage and educate children about the value of saving our trees and our biodiversity. Bookings are essential, phone (02) 9707 9731 to reserve your place.
When: Thursday 30 September, 11am Preschool Storytime, 2.30pm Mini Beasts in Bankstown
For a full list of Biodiversity Month activities go to: www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/Environmental-News-and-Events/default.aspx