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Land for Wildlife hosts regular workshops in Alice Springs. Keep posted on what’s happening on our website or in our monthly newsletters.

OPBG Art Exhibition Opening with an Environmental Conscience

left — at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

We invite you to come and celebrate Opening Night of the ‘Buffel Busting’ Art Exhibition tonight at the Olive Pink Botanical Gardens, Alice Springs. Matt Grant’s superb exhibition of paintings entitled ‘Buffel Busting’ captures the essence and efforts of the Alice Springs community’s successes in battling Buffel Grass, an invasive weed that is threatening our

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Friends of OPBG – Buffel Bust date

Ended — at Todd River

Dear Friend of the Garden, Please join us Saturday, 13 July (and/or 10 August), 9.30am for a Buffel Bust to save large River Red Gums along the Todd River. WHEN? 9.30am – 11.00am Monthly: 2nd Sat of the month 13 July, 10 August WHERE? Todd River, Corner of Barrett Drive and Tuncks Rd WHAT TO

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Land for Wildlife’s 15th Birthday


Join Land for Wildlife and Garden for Wildlife to celebrate their birthday! Land for Wildlife turns 15 and Garden for Wildlife turns 10! Saturday, 30th of September 2017 from 8 AM to 2 PM. Members only via Eventbrite invitation. Check your email for details. Are you a member but haven’t received an email? Get in

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Pets on Parade

Ended — at Civic Centre Lawns

Land for Wildlife will be at Pets on Parade to show off the latest domestic cat monitoring project and provide information about the Land for Wildlife and Garden for Wildlife programs. Come along and see what’s new!

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Heritage Week: Telegraph Station Open Day

Ended — at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve

Land for Wildlife will be hosting a stall at the Telegraph Station Open Day, organised by Parks and Wildlife in celebration of Heritage Week. Come along and say hi, bring any land management and wildlife questions that have been circling in your mind, sign up to be a member (if you’re not already) and buy

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Plant Sale at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Ended — at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

It’s that time again! The Australian Plants Society Alice Springs are holding their Native Plant Sale on Saturday April 1st. “Create your own water-wise desert garden paradise. Uncommon, unusual and stunning Central Australian Plants for sale” Gates open at 7:45 am with plants on sale from 8 am until sold out! Native plant & gardening advice

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Reptiles and Frogs of Alice Springs Book Launch

Ended — at Alice Springs Reptile Centre

We are launching the second edition of ‘Reptiles and Frogs of Alice Springs’ by Nic Gambold and Deb Metters. There will be a presentation by local reptile expert Rex Neindorf regarding legless lizards. 18th March 2017, Doors open at 9:30am Books will be available for sale before and after the event.

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Biodiversity Matters: Buffel Busters Tour

Ended — at Arid Lands Environment Centre

Land for Wildlife will be assisting with a Buffel Busters Tour of Alice Springs! Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 9am – 12pm Come and see local buffel busting efforts across Alice Springs and the rural areas. Participants will visit Land for Wildlife properties, The Alice Springs Community Garden, Ankerre Ankerre, Todd River and Olive Pink

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Alice Springs Christmas Carnival

Ended — at Civic Centre Lawns

Land for Wildlife will be hosting a stall at the christmas carnival – come on down to sign up, have a chat about wildlife habitat conservation, or check out the books for sale!

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Spring Into Spring

Ended — at Alice Springs Nursery

Enjoy the warmer weather that Spring will bring and get out planting some natives! Not sure what to plant? Head down to the Alice Springs Nursery on Saturday 27th of August for their event ‘Spring into Spring’ to grab some local natives. Visit the Land for Wildlife / Garden for Wildlife stall to ask us

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DesertSmart EcoFair

Ended — at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Land for Wildlife are excited to be a part of the DesertSmart EcoFair again in 2016! The Ecofair is hosted by ALEC and includes a range of activities over the 3 days – check out their website for a full program. Land for Wildlife will be presenting to school groups at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

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Alice Springs Show

Ended — at Alice Springs Show

Land for Wildlife will be sharing a stall with the Australian Plant Society at the Alice Springs Show again this year. Come along and grab some plants from APS, using the veg lists from us. Not a Land for Wildlife or Garden for Wildlife member? Not a problem, pop by and we can get the

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‘A Chat about Cats’

Ended — at Andy McNeil Room

‘A chat about cats’ Cat lover? Interested in cats? Thursday 10th March, 2016 @ 5.30pm-7pm, Andy McNeil Room, Alice Springs Town Council Building. GPS tracking reveals the secret life of cats… Land for Wildlife is working with cats and cat owners in Alice Springs to find out where pet cats travel. Contribute to the conversation

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Free: Spotted-turtle dove trap making workshop

Ended — at Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Free workshop this Saturday afternoon – June 20th, 2015. 1pm-2pm @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Alice Springs. Isn’t it a delight to listen to native birds flittering about in your garden and neighbourhood? Would you like to hear and see more native birds in your area? Feral Spotted-turtle doves prefer to roost in introduced tree

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