Field day – combined natural and cultural heritage
Field day and barbecue to celebrate Ngunawal caring for country and local Landcare. Living history, as told by a remnant corner of woodland, a tiny button Wrinklewort plant and a Ngunawal family who's ancestors camped on a creek by the side of present-day Capital Hill before the building of Canberra.
Alexandrina Drive, Yarralumla (Between Chinese Embassy annex and Stirling Park –approx. Beside Lake Burley Griffin, 200 metres west from intersection with Flynn Drive
ANU Aboriginal Heritage Trail Tour
The Australian National University was recently awarded an ACT Heritage Grant to develop an Aboriginal Heritage Trail on the Acton Campus. This is a great opportunity to communicate the rich Aboriginal heritage of this area to the students, staff and visitors of the University.
Points to discuss on the trail:
- Significance of Black Mountain, Sullivan's Creek, Acton Ridge Grassland
- Land management (historic and now)
- Academic study of Aboriginal artefacts - responsibilities of researchers
- Routes towards meeting place on capital hill
- Bush food and bush medicine
- Rock art submerged by Lake Burley Griffin
- Waterways as pathways
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Mt Taylor Wellbeing Event
Guided Cultural Walk and Working Party
Mt Taylor Nature Reserve
Date: Sunday 4 September 2022
Join Ngunawal elder Wally Bell for a cultural walk and conservation activity with the Mount Taylor ParkCare Group. As we move through the reserve, we'll profile bush plants using the Ngunawal Plant Guide.Learn about the history of this special place, deepen your connection to country, and lend a helping hand to keep the weeds at bay followed by afternoon tea with a view.
Royalla Landcare Cool Burn
A Ngunawal Traditional land management tool focused on cool burns in box-gum woodlands around Royalla. Landholders invited to learn about the role of traditional burn regimes in cultural land management, explaining how cool burns can be used as a conservation tool and empower landholders with the knowledge and confidence to use burning as a management tool on their properties.
Bridge to Bridge Art Trail