School of Gardening

Growing Wild – Linking gardens to nature Part 2

  • Starts 28 May
  • 20 Australian dollars
  • High Street

Description

Growing Wild – Linking gardens to nature Part 1 Course to take place at TNC followed by a habitat hunt with teacher's Brian Bainbridge and Jill Teschendorff. Brian Bainbridge is the Biodiversity Officer for the Hepburn Shire. With extensive experience in ecological planning and restoration, Brian is currently involved in implementing the Hepburn Shire Biodiversity Strategy. With an in-depth knowledge of the local flora and fauna, Brian is engaged in planning, consultation and teaching to motivate community action for the survival of biodiversity. Jill Teschendorff is passionate about protecting and enhancing biodiversity and is currently engaged in several community projects. She is the author of ‘Grow Wild: Gardening to Sustain Wildlife in the Hepburn Shire’. Jill is Convenor of the shire- wide Hepburn Gardens for Wildlife program and a committee member of the Campaspe and Upper Loddon Landcare Network. Theory covered in this course includes: - Introduction to the breadth of biodiversity in the garden - Food web in the garden - Preserving habitat - Lizard lounges Followed by a habitat hunt in open space to explore evidence of local wildlife from micro-organisms to insects, butterflies and mammals. Saturday 28th May 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 56 High Street, Trentham VIC, Australia

    (03) 5424 1354

    info@trenthamnc.org.au