Hollows for Critters – fun art & craft activities

Monday 12th December. 9.30am-11am.
B4C, Carindale.

School holiday fun for kids aged 4-10 years and their parent/carer.
Join us for a kids’ workshop to learn about nest boxes and hollow-dependent species, followed by tree hollow crafts.
This event is supported by the Queensland Government Citizen Science grant.
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School Holiday nest box monitoring

Thursday 15th December. 9.30am-10.30am.
Minnippi Parklands

B4C’s Carly will show you how we inspect nest boxes, what sort of critters like what sort of hollows and will give you a sneak peek inside! Enjoy the surrounds of Minnippi Parklands. Exact meeting spot to be published on this page soon. All ages welcome. Please wear sun protection and bring your reusable water bottle. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This workshop is made possible thanks to the Queensland Government Citizen Science Grant.
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Explore your garden plants – workshop with Paul Plant
Saturday 11th February, 9.30-11.30am.

At B4C Sustainability Centre, 21 Wright St, Carindale

Learn about both native and exotic plants. Find out why some plants are best adapted to our local climate and others are not. Find out why some fruiting plants flower but don’t set fruit. This session is for passionate gardeners who want to know how to improve the garden with a basic understanding of botany and ecology.
Your workshop facilitator, Paul Plant, was born in Brisbane and has worked as a nurseryperson, landscaper and interior plantscaper, and has been involved in training, garden judging and guest speaker roles. Paul is a qualified horticulturist and over the years has done many experiments in his own garden to see what works and what doesn’t. Paul will give you advice and answer questions such as why do plants fail? Why can’t I grow what I use to? Why are fruit not producing? And much more.

We welcome you to bring in flowers (the bigger the better – small flowers are difficult to dissect, big flowers are easier) of plants, we will be DISSECTING them!

We’ll take a break for some light refreshments. Please bring your reusable water bottle. You may like to wear sun and insect protection so that you can also comfortably explore B4C’s garden while there.

This workshop is made possible thanks to the Brisbane City Council ‘Cultivating Community Gardens’ grant.

$10 per person. Bookings essential. Book here.

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