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Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) Master Class – Habitat Gardening – Footscray Secondary College
August 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm$35
Habitat Gardening @ Footscray City College – Environmental Science Centre
Saturday 13th August, 10.30am to 12.30am
Footscray City College – Environmental Science Centre
Footscray VIC 3011
Footscray VIC 3011
What You Will Learn
- How to become a “Champion for Wildlife” in your own garden
- How to create habitat and homes in your garden that attract birds, frogs, butterflies, mammals, lizards, invertebrates
- How to manage pests that can damage your habitat garden or threaten indigenous fauna
What You Get
- Information and discussion on integrating your garden into the local environment and providing habitat and homes for indigenous animals
- Notes and links to additional resources to continue your learning journey
You can be a ‘Champion for Wildlife’ by incorporating additional food, water, shelter and nesting places in your garden for our indigenous animals.
Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) is offering a special Master Class on building a habitat garden to attract indigenous wildlife.
You will learn about:
- Key elements of a habitat garden – food, water, shelter, nests
- Garden Structure
- Habitat needs of different local fauna
- Mammals and marsupials
- Native Bees
- Use of chemicals and sustainable gardening practices
- Managing pest animals
- Pets and habitat gardens
- Fruit tree netting to minimise harm to birds
- Managing possums
Master class Presenter:
- Richard Rowe is passionate about local food, living sustainability and is a keen sustainable gardener.
- He has worked in large corporates as a Sustainability Manager but now focuses on environmental training and education
- He is an Environmental Educator at Edendale – Community Environmental Education Farm and is SGA’s Training and Learning Coordinator