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Wildlife Friendly Gardens

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Wildlife Friendly Gardens

Time: September 6, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
Street: 815 Rode Road
City/Town: McDowall
Website or Map:…
Phone: 07 3403 8888.
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Brisbane City Council
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2014

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Do you every wonder why you don’t hear frog calls before rain like when you were a child? Would you like to be able to spot wildlife from your own back door? Perhaps you just want to know how to live humbly with your resident brush turkey, or persuade the possum in your roof to take up residence in the tree by your house. If you would like to know more, then come along to our hands on workshop and learn simple, low cost techniques for creating an urban oasis in your own backyard.

Cost: $7.40 per person. Strictly cash only. Pay on the day. Bookings essential. Bookings open Wednesday 23rd July 2014. Bookings essential by 11:59pm, Tuesday 2nd September 2014. For bookings, phone Council's Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888.

Bring a hat, enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing, sunscreen and insect repellent, and drinking water.

All children booked in as participants MUST be accompanied and supervised throughout the session by an adult carer/guardian.

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