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Connecting with Nature Walk
Sat, 21 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree - 10$
Guided walk along the Bingi Dreaming Track
with Wendy Jones & Gillian Young
Saturday 21 October 2017 | 9am – 12noon
Bingi Dreaming Track
It’s a perfect time of the year to explore the Bingi Dreaming Track as you connect and observe nature, while you learn the names of local plants along the way.
Join Wendy and Gillian on this exploratory walk as they guide you through some beautiful natural bush land and focus on some of the gorgeous local flora, to identify and name some of the local plants found along the Bingie Dreaming Track. You will see local species of eucalypts, shrubs and ground covers.
This walk is perfect for all levels as it is graded easy, with some uneven/rough ground. And when you look up from the ground, you will see some of the spectacular coastal views.
Meet: Eurobodalla National Park Entrance to the Bingie Dreaming Track – south side of Congo Village. See red pin.
Cost: Free to members, $10 non-members
Bring: Food and water, wear sturdy footwear, hat, sunscreen and tick repellent.
RSVP: Book your place below in the ticket section.
Contact: Sandra Makdessi – firstname.lastname@example.org or 0439 032 038
About your guides
Wendy Jones (Left)
Wendy has been a teacher in horticulture and conservation and land management for 30 years both in Melbourne, CIT Canberra and currently at Illawarra TAFE. Wendy and her family purchased land on the Deua River in 1992 and moved to the South Coast in 2010. She volunteers for both SAGE and Deua Rivercare. A career highlight has been working for a botanical survey team at the Melbourne Herbarium. Her passion to help educate people in plant identification skills had begun.
Gillian Young (Right)
With 18 years experience in environmental impact assessment, specialised in developing vegetation survey skills. Gillian works as an Environmental Planner with Eurobodalla Shire Council for the last four years and is keen to transition into Market Gardening.
Gill is passionate about educating people about plants and the natural environment. A keen home gardener she has recently joined SAGE to connect with like-minded people.