Puckeys Estate

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Gardening Australia visits Fairy Meadow’s Puckey’s Estate

TUNING in to Gardening Australia this Friday? If you do, you might recognise some familiar faces and places. This week’s episode sees Gardening Australia’s presenter, Clarence Slockee, travel to Wollongong to visit Puckey’s Estate. For those who aren’t in the know, Puckey’s Estate Reserve in Fairy Meadow is an annex of the Wollongong Botanic Garden … Continue reading

Biobanking investment at Fairy Meadow

FAIRY Meadow’s historic Puckeys Estate looks set to become the city’s first biobanking site following a successful application from Wollongong City Council. Council has applied for $800,000 in funding from the Office of Environment and Heritage to establish a Biobanking Agreement for Puckeys. Council will now enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Office … Continue reading

Truck loads of waste collected during annual clean up

MORE than 10 tonnes of waste was removed from 54 sites across the Wollongong local government area over the weekend as an army of residents took part in the annual Clean Up Australia Day. A Wollongong City Council spokesperson told The Bulli Times In the main the clean up gathered fast food wrappers, plastic bottles, chip and confectionary … Continue reading

Lend a hand this weekend for big clean up

LAST year’s ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ in Wollongong was a huge success – and that’s despite having to postpone due to wet weather. All up, 14,500 volunteers, including schools, businesses and community collected a huge 4.5 tonnes of rubbish from across the city. Organisers this year are asking to do their bit again at registered … Continue reading

Bushcare workshops this month

TWO Bushcare training workshop with horticulturist Leon Fuller will be held on coastal vegetation communities in two sessions later this month. The free sessions will be held at the Bellambi Bushcare Office for the theory behind coastal vegetation communities and their ecology on Thursday June 21 from 5pm to 7pm. The second session will be held … Continue reading

Bike ride explores Bellambi wetlands

SUSTAINABLE Wollongong will host an Autumn bike ride from Stuart Part at North Wollongong to Bellambi Wetlands and onto Bulli. Botanic Gardens Discovery Centre Environmental Project Officer Caren Taylor said the ride will provide an opportunity to learn the significance and heritage of the local area of Puckeys Estate and Bellambi Wetlands. “We will begin our journey … Continue reading

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