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Bush Buds: Ngununggula/ Bluetts Block Walk

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ngununggula: Pronounced Nun-nun-gull-ah, meaning “Belonging to here” in Ngunawal.

Join us for our Ngununggula/ Bluetts Block Bush Buds walk – the theme of this walk is Woodlands, and will have the opportunity to learn more about the habitat of the following Bush Buds: 

The area is also provides habitat for many other threatened and rare plants and animals

The diverse woodlands of Ngununggula/Bluetts Block urgently need protection as a Nature Reserve.  Learn about this special place, the plants and animals that call it home and what you can do to help protect it as a nature reserve.

Where: Ngununggula/ Bluetts Block 

When: 10am Sunday 21 April 2024

Who: Ecologist Rainer Rehwinkel will be leading the walk. Ecologist Rainer is a field naturalist, ecologist, birder, plantsman, artist, and conservation activist. Rainer has spent the greater part of his professional career on data-gathering to support best approaches to biodiversity conservation and connectivity.

Bring: Please wear covered shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring morning tea and water. 

Accessibility: This walk is on a dirt track with some steep and uneven sections. It will be approximately 5km return. It is appropriate for children who are most welcome. It is not recommended for those with limited/ reduced mobility. 

Join the Conservation Council on a walk at Ngununggula/ Bluetts Block led by Rainer Rehwinkel. 

Directions: From John Gorton Drive, turn into Opperman Ave, at the roundabout entrance to Stromlo Leisure Centre turn right into Uriarra Road. After about 3km you’ll see a parking area on your right and a gate with “BB”. Park there, or if the car park is full, there’s more parking available 30 metres ahead on the left. Please see map below.

More information including weather updates will be sent the Thursday before the walk to all registered walkers. 

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
https://events.humanitix.com/bush-buds-walk-2024-1

Venue

Ngununggula/ Bluetts Block

Organiser

Conservation Council ACT Region
Phone
6229 3200
Email
info@conservationcouncil.org.au
View Organiser Website