46th Black Mountain Spring Wildflower Ramble

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 09:30 to 12:00

Celebrate spring on beautiful Black Mountain with a social ramble for wildflower lovers in the tradition established by Nancy Burbidge, and continued by George Chippendale. Discover the surprising diversity of tiny orchids, bush peas, wattles and billy buttons. The spring pattern of flowering timing and abundance vary with the weather. Friends of Black Mountain welcomes everyone; experts or new to discovering the diversity.

Black Mountain Woodland Wildflower Walk

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

Walk through the Woodland trail are of beautiful Black Mountain with local conservationist to find, look at and learn about some of the surprising diversity of tiny orchids, bush peas, and other fascinating wildflowers. The walk will be generally easy with some steep sections. All springs are not the same. The spring pattern of flowering remains but timing and abundance vary with the weather. We have had good rain this year. Friends of Black Mountain welcomes all comers, be they experts or new to discovering the diversity.

Some relevant booklets will be for sale.

Woody Weed Program

  • Posted on: 19 April 2017
  • By: FOBM

The Friends of Black Mountain in conjunction with Molonglo Catchment Group has a successful woody weed removal program to enhance the conservation of local native plants.

The Weeding Work Parties are held on the first Saturday of each month; 9:00 to 12:00 generally and 8:30 to 11:30 in Eastern Summer Time during the months of daylight saving. The meeting point changes each month.

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