Sustainability events and news

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We release a quarterly calendar of sustainability and environmental themed activities to inspire and educate the Ku-ring-gai community. Thanks to the Environmental Levy, almost all events are free.

Click on the link below each event to learn more and book online. You can also register your details on our booking system, making it easier for frequent attendees of our events.

If you have any issues using the booking system, please call the Sustainability Team on 9424 0893.

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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.

Aboriginal Heritage talk and walk - fully booked

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.

To join waitlist please call - 9424 0893.

Wonderful waterways tour

Residents are invited to explore Ku-ring-gai’s waterways and find out how we keep our environment clean.

Date: Sunday 4 June

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more and book online.

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 18 June (two sessions)

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

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

Learn more and book online.

Introduction to bushcare and WH&S talk

If you have recently joined Bushcare or are planning to, this event is for you.

Date: Sunday 18 June

Time: 9.30am -  11am

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

Learn more and book online.

Learn how to attract small birds to your garden

Find out how you can work with Council experts to create habitats for small birds in your local area.

Date: Sunday 2 July

Time: 9.30am - 11am

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more and book online.

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 and book online.

National Tree Planting Day

Grab your family, friends and gardening gloves as part of National Tree day!

Date: Sunday 30 July

Time: 10am -1pm

Venue: Loyal Henry Park, Roseville.

Learn more and book online.

Native plant identification workshop

Learn botanical names, how to follow a simple key and use your senses to identify plants.

Date: Sunday 6 August

Time: 10am - 1pm

Venue: Caley's Pavilion, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, St Ives.

Learn more and book online.

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 and book online.

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 and book online.

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 and book online.

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