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July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

EarthFest is an initiative of Sustainable Education and the local region of the Upper Hunter, New South Wales. Partnering with Upper Hunter Shire Council and the Segenhoe Inn to produce an event that not only showcases the local area, but raises awareness and much needed funds to help families in these catastrophic drought conditions the region is facing. The event will be hosted at the historical Segenhoe Inn, in Aberdeen and you can expect to enjoy a family friendly festival,…

Tree Planting Day

National Tree Day

July 28

Get involved with National Tree Day as a member of the Community. Community includes individuals, friends, family, faith based groups, local community groups and more! National Tree Day is traditionally held on the last Sunday in July. If this is not an ideal time to plant Tree Day activities can take place on any date, you just need to register when your activity will take place. Find a site near you:

Cessnock Bioblitz

Cessnock BioBlitz

September 7 - September 8

A BioBlitz is a citizen science event where scientists and naturalists work with the community to explore their local area with the aim of recording as many species as possible.

Indigenous Plants for Health – AGM and Spring Equinox Event

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

This field day includes a plant medicine walk, a demonstration of the distillation of native flora, permaculture with native plants, a lichen walk and talk, smoking ceremony, and more.

Themeda Grasslands Workshop and Planting Day

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Learn about the significance of coastal Themeda Grasslands as Ecologically Endangered Communities

Waterbug Blitz Training Workshop

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The National Waterbug Blitz invites citizen scientists to work with scientists and look at water quality & river health on a local and national scale!

Upper hunter


October 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm



October 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Identify weeds, learn about the value of biocontrol and bring a weed for identification.

Weed ID

Weed Identification and Control Workshop

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at Mt Vincent on Monday 21 October (9:30-midday) to learn more about weed control in the Cessnock area. Hunter LLS and Cessnock Council will discuss significant weeds in your area, what support Council and LLS can provide, and demonstrate some innovative control techniques, including drone spraying and splatter-gun control methods. This workshop is part of our Woodland Birds and Key Habitats program, so we will be focusing on weeds that impact on native under-storey plants, such as lantana,…

woodland Bird ID Workshop

Woodland Bird ID Workshop

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Do you manage native vegetation on your farm? Do you love your local birds?

Gresford Field Day

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Re-vegetation and planting workshop

POSTPONED Re-vegetation and planting workshop

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This event has been postponed due to weather and staff being involved in emergency response.

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