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  • dog
    Saturday 19 May, 10am - 11.30am
    Four Legged Friend Walk

    Clip on your loyal four legged friend’s leash and join in on this lovely walk within Hayes Park, Galston. Distance: 2km. Grade: 2

  • Worm farming
    Saturday 19 May, 10am - 12.30pm
    Compost and Worm Farming Workshop - Fagan Park

    Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money. Fully Booked. Please call 9847 4856 to waiting listed.

  • View of Berowra Waters
    Sunday 20 May, 9am - 1pm
    Djarra Ridge

    This long walk will traverse the southern section of Muogamarra Nature Reserve. Highlights include many species of threatened flora and a wide diversity of tree species. Distance: 8km. Grade: 4 Fully Booked. Waiting list available.

  • Tuesday 22 May, 7.30am - 9.30am
    Sunrise Birdwatch- “International Day for Biodiversity”

    Join us for a dawn chorus on this special walk to discover and learn about our local Hornsby Shire birds. Distance: 2km. Grade: 2

  • Eastern Spinebill
    Saturday 26 May, 2pm
    Birds in the Backyard Talk

    Learn about common birds and some of the more unique and uncommon species.

    Fully booked.

  • Native plant giveaway
    Sunday 3 June, 10am-12pm
    Native Plant Giveaway

    Come and pick up four free native plants for your garden. For ratepayers only from Asquith, Berowra, Berowra Heights, Brooklyn, Cowan, Dangar Island, Hornsby, Hornsby Heights, Mount Colah, Mount Kuring-gai.

  • Recycling sorting plant
    Monday 4 June, 9am - 12.30pm
    Recycling Tour

    Come on a tour of the Materials Recycling Facility and find out how your paper is sorted from your plastic containers. Fully Booked. Please call 9847 4856 to waiting listed.

  • Muogamarra Nature Reserve
    Tuesday 5 June, 10am-1pm
    Muogamarra Nature Reserve Bird Gully

    Celebrate World Environment Day in the stunning Muogamarra Nature Reserve at Cowan. Distance: 3.5km. Grade: 3

  • vista
    Saturday 16 June, 10am-12.30pm
    Mcallums Trail Berowra Creek Lookout

    This easy grade 2 gentle return walk is tailor made for people not familiar with walking in Aussie Bushland! Distance: 2km. Grade: 2 Fully booked - waitlist available

  • Non toxic cleaning workshop
    Saturday 23 June, 10am-1pm
    Non Toxic Cleaning Workshop

    Due to unforseen circumstances, this workshop has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • Sunday 24 June, 9am - 12pm
    Lorna Pass Free Guided Bushwalk

    This circular walk takes in the tall timbers found on the sheltered slopes of the upper reaches of the Lane Cove valley including the heathy open areas of the “City View” lookout section. Distance: 3.5km. Grade: 3

  •  Callicoma Loop
    Saturday 30 June, 9am to 12pm
    Callicoma Loop BushWalk

    A circular track from the Lakes Reserve in Cherrybrook. Distance: 4km. Grade: 3

  • Native Bees Talk
    Monday 9 July, 10am - 12pm
    Build a native bee hotel

    This dynamic workshop features a vibrant, awe-inspiring presentation, interactive display and each child will make a native bee hotel. Fully Booked.

  • Native Bees Talk
    Monday 9 July, 12pm - 1pm
    Build a native bee hotel

    This dynamic workshop features a vibrant, awe-inspiring presentation, interactive display and each child will make a native bee hotel. Fully Booked.

  • Friday 20 July, 9am-3pm
    Bushcode Workshop

    The Bushcare Workshop is a requirement for all Hornsby Shire Council Bushcare volunteers to complete their membership. This workshop is for new and renewing volunteers. Fully Booked.

  • national tree day
    Sunday 29 July, 10am-12pm
    National Tree Day

    Join the fun at Rofe Park, Galston! Bring the family, enjoy the outdoors and plant a forest. All plants are supplied by Hornsby Shire Council's Community Nursery.!

  • Boronia ledifolia flower by by Elaine Keong
    Saturday 4 August, 9am-1.30pm
    Marramarra National Park Bushwalk

    A delightful 10km bushwalk for Bushcare and Community Nursery volunteers.

  • kimbriki and ecogarden
    Tuesday 7 August, 9am - 2pm
    Kimbriki Tour and Eco Garden talk

    On the tour of the Kimbriki site you will see how your green waste is transformed into a usable garden product. We will then stop at the Eco Garden and hear a short talk on eco gardening.

  • Brush Turkey
    Saturday 11 August, 2pm-4pm
    Brush Turkey Talk

    Brush turkeys are generally wary of humans. However, they can become very tame around picnic grounds and homes, particularly if they are fed.

  • Sunday 12 August, 7.30am - 12.30pm
    Chipping for Mulch

    Bring along your garden prunings and branches to our free chipping service and take home free mulch.

  • Worm farming
    Friday 17 August, 10am - 12pm
    Compost and Worm Farming Workshop - Wallarobba Garden

    Composting is a fun and easy way to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money.

  • Recycling sorting plant
    Wednesday 22 August, 9am - 12.30pm
    Recycling Tour

    Ever wondered what happens to the mix of materials in your yellow bin? Come on a tour of the Materials Recycling Facility and find out how your paper is sorted from your plastic containers.

  • 16 September, 7.30am - 12.30pm
    Chipping for Mulch

    Bring along your garden prunings and branches to our free chipping service and take home free mulch.

  • Wednesday 19 September, 6pm-9pm
    Bushcode Refresher Workshop

    The Bushcode Refresher Workshop is a requirement to renew your membership in the Bushcare program (for already qualified volunteers only).

  • Worm farming
    Saturday 22 September, 10am - 12.30pm
    Compost and Worm Farming Workshop - Thornleigh

    Composting is a fun and easy way to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money.

  • Native plant giveaway
    Sunday 23 September, 10am-12pm
    Native Plant Giveaway

    Come and pick up four free native plants for your garden. For ratepayers from Beecroft, Castle Hill, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Glenhaven, North Epping, Normanhurst, Pennant Hills, Thornleigh, Wahroonga, Waitara, Westleigh and West Pennant Hills.

  • Bushland Window
    Tuesday 25 September - Tuesday 30 October
    Photo Competition 2018: Exhibition

    This is your opportunity to see the Our Beautiful Bushland photo entries.

  • Thursday 11 October, 9am-3pm
    Bushcode Workshop

    The Bushcare Workshop is a requirement for all Hornsby Shire Council Bushcare volunteers to complete their membership. This workshop is for new and renewing volunteers.

  • Red-browed Finch
    Saturday 13 October, 8am-11am
    Citizen Science: Bird Surveys

    Join our bird survey groups to monitor bird activities.

  • 'Misty Mirror' by Chad Martin
    Saturday 20 October, 9am-12pm
    Catchment Tour

    Want to know how Council manages the health of our local waterways? Distance: 2km. Grade: 2

  • 21 October, 7.30am - 12.30pm
    Chipping for Mulch

    Bring along your garden prunings and branches to our free chipping service and take home free mulch.

  • kimbriki and ecogarden
    Thursday 25 October, 9am - 2pm
    Kimbriki Tour and Eco Garden talk

    On the tour of the Kimbriki site you will see how your green waste is transformed into a usable garden product. We will then stop at the Eco Garden and hear a short talk on eco gardening.

  • Native Bees Talk
    Saturday 3 November, 1pm
    Native Bees Talk

    Join Megan Halcroft from Bee Business to talk about the importance of native bees in our eco systems.

  • Worm farming
    Saturday 10 November, 10am - 12.30pm
    Compost and Worm Farming Workshop - Fagan Park

    Composting is a fun and easy way to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money.

  • Recycling sorting plant
    Thursday 15 November, 9am - 12.30pm
    Recycling Tour

    Ever wondered what happens to the mix of materials in your yellow bin? Come on a tour of the Materials Recycling Facility and find out how your paper is sorted from your plastic containers.

  • Sunday 18 November, 7.30am - 12.30pm
    Chipping for Mulch

    Bring along your garden prunings and branches to our free chipping service and take home free mulch.

  • Saturday 24 November, 9am-3pm
    Bushcode Workshop

    The Bushcare Workshop is a requirement for all Hornsby Shire Council Bushcare volunteers to complete their membership. This workshop is for new and renewing volunteers.

  • Sunday 9 December, 7.30am - 12.30pm
    Chipping for Mulch

    Bring along your garden prunings and branches to our free chipping service and take home free mulch.

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