Intro to Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden

Intro to Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden

Online Class Delivered Via Zoom

Live via Zoom
Over 20 people have attended this class

Description

Our wildlife is struggling. In urban areas with the effects of urbanisation and the removal of habitat. In rural areas with increase bush fire events.  But with a few simple changes, your garden can become an inviting space for local fauna to visit and even live in, building habitat one garden at a time.  

Learn how to become a ‘Champion for Wildlife’ by incorporating food sources, water, shelter and nesting places in your garden for our indigenous animals.  Topics covered include - the key elements of a habitat garden (food, water, shelter, nests); garden structure; indigenous plants; the impact of pesticides and herbicides; pets and wildlife; protecting your crops from maraduring munchers. We may, just may, mention possums!!  

This one hour session is great for those new to wildlife gardening or those looking to set one up a wildlife space in their garden and will be delivered by Teresa Day )see bio below).

It is one of four in a Masterclass Series "Understanding Nature in Your Garden Series". Other topics include – How Citizen Science Can be Used in the Garden; Getting native bees and other pollinators in your garden and Boom Time for Bully Birds.  Book the Series Package for discount.  Friends of SGA receive a 15% discount on Master Class full price tickets. You can become a Friend of SGA here. Green Garden Professional (GGPs) receive a 30% discount on full ticket prices.

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What you will learn

  • The fundamental principles of wildlife garden design

What you will get

  • Free access to recording for 2 weeks

What to bring

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What to wear

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Appropriate for

Gardeners wanting to attract wildlife into their garden


Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) is a not-for-profit non-government organiation dedicated to achieving a healthy biodiverse planet.

Its driving purpose is to:

  • Encourage, educate and enable home and professional gardeners to adopt sustainable gardening practices to protect or enhance the natural environment;
  • Provide information, education and undertake research about the natural environment;
  • Reconnect people to the natural world through gardening; and
  • Ensure an understanding of the impacts that gardening decisions about chemical and resource use have on the natural environment well beyond their neighbourhood.
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Your Teacher

Teresa has been responsible for the delivery of the community training program at SGA for over two years. She is a sustainable design professional with experience in community development and environmental education.  A home gardener for over 20 years and a chicken keeper and forager she has a particular interest in personal sustainable choices and lifestyle changes individuals can implement within their home and garden to reduce their carbon footprint and connect better with their local community.

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4.6 (7 reviews)
Suerated it
06 Apr 2024Intro to Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden
This session was informative, well-paced and shared some relevant digital and print resources to followup.
Annerated it
05 Apr 2024Intro to Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden
Lecture was informative , clear and full of practical information across a number of topics. Well worth it to get started and tips for upkeep of a native garden. Extra notes sent at end were also most appreciated. Keep up the good work!
Tessarated it
04 Apr 2024
Very informative and easy to understand
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Cancellations & Refunds

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Terms & Conditions

SGA’s Booking Conditions

  • Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendance.
  • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time for registration and seating
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