COSTA Georgiadis from Gardening Australia will host a free event at Warralily on Saturday February 13.
Warralily welcomes nature lovers and green thumbs to learn about the urban wetland regeneration with Costa and Warralily urban landscape designer Jeremy Minter.
Starting at the Warralily parkland on the corner of Warralily Boulevard and Barwon Heads Road at 10.30am, walkers will wander along the creek pathway to Stewarts Reserve and enjoy a free picnic lunch with a birdhouse making workshop among the Eucalyptus trees.
The Geelong Field Naturalists Club Bird Group will be on hand to talk about the growing number of bird species they have surveyed at Warralily during the past 12 months.
City of Greater Geelong Councillor Andy Richards will also be launching the Warralily Discovery Trail Map.
This will be a resource for local residents to help their families have a strong connection with the outdoor environment at their doorstep.
The map highlights opportunities for children of all ages to explore and engage with nature.
Armstrong Creek has historical and cultural
of the Warralily community.
Bryon Powell, a Wuddawurrung (Wathaurung) elder, will join discussions to communicate the creek’s rich Indigenous history.
As part of the Annual Sustainable Living Festival, this event aims to encourage a sense of community pride while informing people on the best ways to interact with and protect the important community asset.