1pm - 2.30pm Friday, 22 October
Take part in a massive biological survey, spanning the whole Southern Hemisphere. Join us on the Friday to learn how to use the iNaturalist App on your phone or computer and help us record animals, plants, fungi and insects in the gardens.
Gain the confidence at the workshop and keep recording in your backyard, park or conservation park as part of the Great Southern Bioblitz running from 22 - 25 October.
If you want to take part at the bioblitz at the Bushgardens, register for free with
https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/projects/barossa-bushgardens-bbg Note: You can register with the project as part of the workshop. There is no registration needed to take part in the workshop.
If you are already using iNaturalist and want to take part at the Barossa Valley bioblitz, register at https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/projects/great-southern-bioblitz-2021-barossa-valley-region-south-australia
3.30pm Friday, 29 October
Learn how to save water and increase production by using wicking beds to grow vegetables and help us plant our first garden bed in our Food for the Soul Community Garden.
12pm - 4pm, Sunday, 5 December 2021
As part of Mental Health Month 2021, Come and explore the natural environment of the Bushgardens, relax, eat and listen to live music. Create and participate in various activities for all ages. Connect to nature, to each other, to yourself through mindfulness activities.
Bookings essential: 0409 284 983
9:30am-12pm Wednesday, 29 September 2021
1pm-3:30pm Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Children love spending time outdoors and they will love our Nature Play Festival even more.
We have lots on offer, including Muddy Puddle, Nature Play area with sandpit, feel path, labyrinth, tipi, nature trail, games, craft, and nature hunt. Kristen Messenger from Bugs 'n Slugs will have a selection of different insects and other critters to explore. Also very important, a coffee van for the parents!
Book into either the morning or afternoon session and don't miss out!
8.30am - 4.30pm, Friday, 10 December 2021
Lunch, drinks and afternoon tea provided.
Please bring a chair and your property map.
This practical training will cover:
• Rabbit warren destruction and fumigation
• Rabbit Calicivirus use
• Poison bait laying
• Poison storage, signage, safety
• Trail cameras
• Deer traps
• Lures for foxes
• Fox Bounty program
• Canid Pest Ejectors
• Agriculture and economic impacts
• Property control planning
• Information on weed control
• Support available through your Landscape Board
Places are Limited.
RSVP by 26 November
Contact: Sahra McFetridge, Biosecurity Project Officer, Pest Animals
9:30am-12pm Thursday, 30 September 2021
A day in nature for families with different abilities.
We offer different activities, including messy play, sensory experiences and reduced noise environments.
A traffic light system will help families to choose the right activities and chat boards will help with communication.