GROUP PROGRAM for 2021
Blue Mountains Group has a varied program.
All items listed in this program are subject to COVID-19 restrictions
Unless otherwise advised all meetings and activities are held in the Information Centre, Glenbrook Native Plants Reserve, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook
Bushcare Group at the Reserve
Meets on the first Saturday of each month (except January) 9 am till noon.
Meets each Wednesday noon till 4 pm
Saturday 2 January No bushcare this month
Sunday 24 January Trip to Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens
Greg Bourke Curator Manager of the Blue Montains Botanic gardens Mount Tomah will host the participants at the gardens.
Transport by car.
Saturday 6 February 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Sunday 14 February 10am Propagating from Seed and Cuttings
At the Reserve Nursery. There is a limit of 10 participants.
Saturday 27 February 2019 10am Annual General Meeting at the Reserve
The meeting will be socially distanced. Facemasks mandatory.
Nominations called for all positions.
Please send nominations to the secretary two weeks prior to the meeting.
Committee meeting will follow. All members welcome.
Saturday 6 March 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Sunday 7 March 9am - noon Clean-up Australia Day
Sausage sizzle for volunteers. Meet and register at the entrance to the Reserve.
Saturday 20 March 10 am Committee Meeting at the Reserve
All members welcome
Sunday 21 March 10am National Eucalypts Day
Walk in Reserve with Dick Turner followed by a tree planting.
Saturday 3 April - (Easter weekend) No bushcare this month
Saturday 17 April Banksia walk in North Katoomba
Meet at 9.15 on Wattle Tree Rd North Katoomba between First and Second Avenues.
Bring a hand lens if you have one and morning tea for a very short break.
The circuit walk is about 1.3 km and very easy on fire trails.
RSVP by Wednesday April 15 if you intend to go.
Saturday 1 May 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Saturday 1 May 10 am Committee Meeting at the Reserve
All members welcome
Saturday 5 June 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
(Proposed) Sunday 13 June 9am Community Bus (if available) trip to Mt Annan Botanical Garden
Saturday 3 July 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Weekend Away 6,7,8 August Weekend Away
This will be at the Central Coast. Organiser: Jim Plummer
Saturday 7 August 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Saturday August 28 9am Car Pool Trip to Bulli Grevillea Park
Saturday 4 September 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Saturday 4 September 10 am Committee meeting at Reserve
All members welcome
Saturday 4 September noon
BYO Lunch and celebrate the world of wattles with a talk from Carol Probets in the Information centre.
Friday September 10 10am Set up the Reserve and Nursery ready for the Spring Show<
Saturday 11 September & Sunday 12 September Spring Native Plant Show
10am - 4pm in the Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve both days.
Friday 1 - Monday October 4 (long weekend)
Accomodation: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Trip to Capertee staying at Port Macquarie Homestead on the Long Weekend
Note this is different to the weekend away
NB Numbers will be limited by avalable accomodation.
Saturday 2 October 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Sunday 10 October 10 am Propagation Workshop with Jan Cave
Jan propagates many plants for the nursery.
Limit of 8. Facemasks mandatory. If no responses the workshop will be cancelled.
RSVP Jan Cave
Sunday 17 October Garden Visits
(and morning tea and lunch)
Saturday 30 October 10am Mt Wilson Road botanical walk to view wildflowers
Saturday 6 November Glenbrook Fair Stall
Commencing 8am (Rima will organise a roster.)
Saturday 6 November 9 am Bushcare at the reserve.
Saturday 4 September noon Committee meeting at Reserve
All members welcome.
Saturday 20 November 10am Plant Propagation
Propagation from cuttings, layering and root division at the Reserve
Limit of 8 participants
Friday 3 December Christmas Barbecue
Consult the newsletter for details.
Saturday 4 December No Bushcare at the reserve.