Nature for backyards webinar

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This is an information page for people who have registered to participate in the Nature for backyards webinar only.


What is this webinar about?

Learn how you can make your garden more wildlife friendly.

This free webinar will guide you through the process of creating habitat for native plants and animals in your garden.

Learn about some simple actions you can do to attract wildlife and protect biodiversity around your home. Your backyard can be a significant place of refuge for wildlife and provide links to larger wildlife corridors.

Our expert Adam Ward, will teach you the basics of creating a wildlife friendly garden, the importance of native plants and the elements you can add to your garden to provide habitat.


What topics will be covered?

Part one

  • Sustainable gardening principles
  • The value of backyard biodiversity
  • Ecosystem dynamics
  • Planning your garden

Part two

  • Creating a habitat garden
  • Plan selection
  • Using native plants and habitat features to attract wildlife to your garden
  • How to realise your vision for a habitat garden


What can I do to prepare for the webinar?

1. Have a look at the pre-reading handout

2. Start thinking about your garden, observing what it's like now and what kind of garden you would like to create.

3. Ask a question by Tuesday 22 September. We will aim to answer all submitted questions in the webinar.


More information

Read Nature for backyards infosheet

View the Frog-friendly native plants infosheet

GreenWay plant species list

Native plants of the Cooks River Valley


This is an information page for people who have registered to participate in the Nature for backyards webinar only.


What is this webinar about?

Learn how you can make your garden more wildlife friendly.

This free webinar will guide you through the process of creating habitat for native plants and animals in your garden.

Learn about some simple actions you can do to attract wildlife and protect biodiversity around your home. Your backyard can be a significant place of refuge for wildlife and provide links to larger wildlife corridors.

Our expert Adam Ward, will teach you the basics of creating a wildlife friendly garden, the importance of native plants and the elements you can add to your garden to provide habitat.


What topics will be covered?

Part one

  • Sustainable gardening principles
  • The value of backyard biodiversity
  • Ecosystem dynamics
  • Planning your garden

Part two

  • Creating a habitat garden
  • Plan selection
  • Using native plants and habitat features to attract wildlife to your garden
  • How to realise your vision for a habitat garden


What can I do to prepare for the webinar?

1. Have a look at the pre-reading handout

2. Start thinking about your garden, observing what it's like now and what kind of garden you would like to create.

3. Ask a question by Tuesday 22 September. We will aim to answer all submitted questions in the webinar.


More information

Read Nature for backyards infosheet

View the Frog-friendly native plants infosheet

GreenWay plant species list

Native plants of the Cooks River Valley


CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

Do you have a question you would like us to answer in the webinar? Ask us by Tuesday  22 September 2020.