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Bushcare Workshop

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Event description

The workshop will cover:

  • the diversity of our native vegetation and basic ecology
  • bush regeneration principles, strategies and methods
  • minimum disturbance bush regeneration techniques
  • working safely in the bush

This workshop, run by Trees for Life, will be 'hands-on', with a mixture of field and classroom activities.

9am - 11am classroom session (at Port Environment Centre) then 11am - 1pm field session in the sand dunes at Largs Bay (meeting in the car park norht of the Sailing Club)

This is a great workshop for those involved in on-ground volunteer work (in our dunes or reserves) or for those wanting to get started.

    Participants will need to wear long sleeves, long pants, closed in footwear and bring gloves and glasses if they have them. Spare gloves and glasses for use on the day will be provided.

    This workshop is part of the Coastal Sand Dune Rehabilitation Project. You can see more details of the project at

    About the Coastal Sand Dune Rehabilitation Project

    The Coastal Sand Dune Rehabilitation Project is an ongoing project contributing to the maintenance, restoration, and enhancement of the coastal dune system and Biodiversity Park on LeFevre Peninsula. The aim of the project is to increase biodiversity through re-vegetation, weed and pest control, and to create a coastal and coast to river biodiversity link over time.

    This project is funded by Green Adelaide and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and has received funding from the Green Adelaide Grassroots Grants program in 2020, 2021 and 2022. The Grassroots Grants program aims to support wide ranging efforts by individuals and groups to maintain and improve their local environment.

    This project is an initiative of Semaphore Largs Dunes Group, Taperoo Dunes Group, Friends of North Haven Sand Dunes, Port Adelaide resident's Environment Protection Group (PAREPG) and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

    Port Environment Centre is pleased to be supporting this local, volunteer driven project.

    Please contact the Port Environment Centre if you have any event enquiries (0488 229 925 or email

    The Port Environment Centre is funded by Green Adelaide with additional support from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and the Suzanne Elliott Charitable Trust.

    Attendee information may be used for follow up evaluation, in order to assess the longer term impacts of our events. Follow up contact may be made (in the form of a survey) but participation in any evaluation is optional.

    Marni ngadlu tampinthi ngadlu Kaurna yartanga inparrinthi
    It is good that we all acknowledge we are living on Kaurna Country.

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