Celebrating 20 years of the Otatara Landcare Group, 15,000 hours at Bushy Point and 30,000 native plants planted. This is our annual planting day, held in Conservation Week.
WHERE: Bushy Point, access and off-road parking from 5 Bryson Rd, Otatara
TIME: Gather at 9:30 am for the Kick-Off Competition*
BRING: Family, friends, sturdy footwear, clothing for the conditions,
gloves, spade and water
*Kick-Off Competition - Decorate a commemorative stone (the bigger the better) to mark our triple celebration. Bring it along at the start of our planting day and enter it in the competition. Find the details at : www.otataralandcare.org.nz
JOIN US AFTERWARDS… We’ll have a place to wash your hands and a port-a-loo for your comfort. We’ll crank up the BBQ for a snag (or two or three). There’ll be games and competitions, spot prizes and giveaways, a mystery mascot and the cutting of the cake.
Date and Time 5th April, 8.45am-4.30pm
Venue Invercargill Workingmen’s Club & Southland Community Nursery and Bushy Point Restoration Project
The workshop is the initiative of Waikato University People, Cities & Nature project running throughout New Zealand, supported by local Southland agencies.
At noon we will meet Bronwyn and Kiwi Conservation Club members at Riverton Rocks for a picnic lunch (byo) followed by a walk on Riverton Back Beach, so if you have young ones bring them along for a fossick in the rock pools.