Cultural Connections | Coomaditchie Lagoon

9:30 am - 12:00 pm 30/10/2016 Coomaditchie Lagoon, Port Kembla NSW

Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Councils restoration team Berrim Nuru are conducting a restoration project at Coomaditchie, and the Illawarra Intrepid Landcare team will be heading along to help and learn more about the significance of the site.

this is your chance to learn more about local indigenous culture, history of the area and to get your hands dirty planting native coastal species to beautify the Coomaditchie mission and restore native habitat.

Nestled in the heart of suburbia, Coomaditchie Lagoon is the only remaining perched dunal lake in the Illawarra region and is listed on the national register of important wetlands. It is super significant to local and migratory birds, a known breeding ground for the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog, is important habitat for other local fauna, and has great community value to all who live near by.

Volunteers will work together with the awesome Coomaditchie community and the Berrim Nuru team.

When: 9.30 – 12.00 followed by lunch

Where: Meet at the Coomaditchie Hall corner of Shellharbour Road and Parkes street, access for parking off Parkes Street.

A bushtucker morning tea, refreshments, and BBQ lunch will be provided.

This event is totally free. All welcome. All ages (please note any little people must be accompanied by an adult).

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