Bush Regeneration Environmental Education

How to Create a Wild Meadow

Have you ever thought about converting your lawn into a wild meadow?

Here are some very powerful reasons why you could consider this:

  • Native grasses and insects have co-evolved over millennia and they need each other to survive.
  • A healthy insect population means a healthy bird, amphibian, reptile and mammal population.
  • A meadow of native grasses frees you from relentless mowing, fertilising and applying pesticides.
  • Surrounding yourself with a healthy, diverse ecosystem will push back on the loss of precious habitat and the dramatic increase in threatened species currently threatening our biodiversity.
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National Tree Day Planting at Stringybark Ridge

To celebrate National Tree Day we held a tree planting session at Stringybark Ridge in Pennant Hills, Berowra Valley National Park. This is a very special ecological community and home to many threatened species such as the Powerful Owl and the Grey-headed Flying Fox.

A huge amount of thanks goes to NPWS for including us in this exciting project and organising the fencing. Also a big thank you to the Warada Ngurang Community Nursery for supplying most of the plants.

NPWS now have a fence in place to protect plantings from the wallabies and the canopy layer, shrubs and ground cover have been planted out.

We are so fortunate to have a great team of people working together to restore and preserve our beautiful National Park. For more information on the project go to

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Tree Planting at Stringybark Ridge

A group of ‘friends’ got together on 11 July 2022 to make a start on restoring the small oval at Stringybark Ridge. Amazingly the sun shone and the rain stayed away until the next day. NPWS have installed a fence to protect the plantings from wallabies while they grow. A big thanks to Robin, Thomas, Ken, Madeleine, Mary and Karen.

Before shot

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Students for Nature

Something very special happened on Friday 27th September. A group of students from Asquith Boys High School embarked on an environmental restoration project within the Berowra Valley National Park at the Lyrebird Gully track, Mount Kuring-Gai. This project celebrated the collaboration between Asquith Boys High School, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hornsby Shire Council, the Friends of Berowra Valley and Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre. The aims of the day were to enable the students to further develop their connection to our natural word, learn from experts in the field, deepen their knowledge of bushland management and to teach the skills required for preserving natural areas into the future.