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Sustainability events in Ku-ring-gai

Every four months we release a calendar of sustainability and environment-themed events to inspire and educate the Ku-ring-gai community. Thanks to the Environmental Levy, almost all of the events are free!

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Alternatively you can view the individual events which are listed below.

Book your place online

You can now book your place for our events online. Simply click on the ‘Book online’ link listed on the event page for each of the events listed below.

You will be presented with the option of registering your details on our booking system, this will make it easier for frequent attendees of our events to book in each time. If you have any issues using the booking system, please call 9424 0893. 

Click here to request to receive the sustainability calendar, either by post or by email.

Woodcarving workshop - kitchen implements - booked out!

Learn how to carve gorgeous kitchen implements.

Date: Saturday 29 April 2017

Time: Session 1 - 11am - 1pm (booked out) and Session 2 - 2pm - 4pm (booked out)

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Arts Centre, Roseville

Aboriginal Heritage Talk and Walk

Learn about Aboriginal heritage and culture on this short walk led by an Aboriginal Heritage Officer.  

Date: Saturday 3 June

Time: 10am - 12pm

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more about the event.

Winter warming without the bills

In this hands-on workshop, a building expert will teach you practical ways to keep your home warm and cosy this winter while reducing your energy bills.

Date: Sunday 11 June (two sessions)

Time: 9.30am - 12pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

Venue: Local resident's home - to be advised.

Learn more about the event.

Composting and worm farming workshop

Give your vegetable garden a kick-start and learn how to convert food and garden waste into rich natural fertiliser.

Date: Tuesday 18 July

Time: 10am -12pm

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more about the event.

Land snails walk and talk

Join ecologist Kurtis Lindsay as he takes you on a fascinating field trip and helps you to discover the world of our Australian Native Snails.

Date: Friday 25 August

Time: 9am - 11am

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more about the event.

Introduction to solar power and battery storage for homes

Find out the latest information on solar with batteries for your home from expert Nigel Morris.

Date: Tuesday 29 August

Time: 6pm - 9pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon.

Learn more about the event.

Muogamarra Nature Reserve Walk

Open for just six weeks each year to preserve fragile ecosystems and Aboriginal Heritage, join a tour of this beautiful landscape.

Date: Tuesday 29 August

Time: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: Muogamarra Nature Reserve, Cowan.

Learn more about the event.