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Working Bee Postponed

Hi everyone! With the ongoing rain and mud we are postponing the Monthly Working Bee. Date TBA. We are trying to minimise damage to the wet and boggy forest ground. Apologies for any inconvenience again. Looking forward to seeing you sometime soon.

Park Signage Ideas

As part of the ACT Government’s Adopt A Park program we have some funding this year for signage around the park. The type of information we envisage for the signs includes:• Ngunawal Language Park Name• Acknowledgement of Country• Ngunawal history and cultural significance of this area• Landscape designs and park map, park description• Description ofContinue reading “Park Signage Ideas”

Working Bee Postponed

Our working bee has been postponed to Saturday 13 August 2 – 4 pm, given the muddy conditions. All this rain has left the rocks and logs sparkling clean, and the dry creek bed is full! It looks amazing but the ground is soft and muddy. We don’t want to damage the landscape, in theseContinue reading “Working Bee Postponed”

Open to Visitors!

The fence is down and our beautiful Micro-forest is open to visitors! We have some temporary star pickets and rope around the planting area to protect the plants while they are still so small. We hope you love it as much as we do!! 🙏🤗

Monthly Working Bees

Our Monthly working bee is kicking off in August! Join us on the first Saturday of each month between 2 – 4 pm in the park to help us care and maintain for the Micro-Forest, Food Forest, Floriade Garden Beds and surrounds. Please wear full shoes and bring gloves. It might be cold so pleaseContinue reading “Monthly Working Bees”

Ngunawal Community Connection

Please join us for this very special community session with Ngunawal Traditional Custodian Tyronne Bell @thunderstone01 on Saturday 3 September at 2 pm in the Holt Micro-Forest. Tyronne will commence this session with a Welcome to Country. He will teach us about the cultural significance of the area and display traditional artefacts and stone tools,Continue reading “Ngunawal Community Connection”

Monthly Working Bees

Hi everyone! We are going to be setting up a regular monthly working bee to undertake maintenance work around the park including at the Micro-Forest, Food Forest and Floriade Garden Beds. We would like to gauge which time slots are most convenient for the group. Please email info@holtmicroforest.com if you would like indicate your preferredContinue reading “Monthly Working Bees”

Boulders installed!

All our boulders have now been installed in the Holt Micro-Forest! Thank you JT4 landscaping and Paul Totterdell for completing our water harvesting design and earthworks. It’s looking amazing!

Food Forest Plant List

An exciting update from Corey on the food forest plant list: Hi everyone, I hope winter is treating you well and you’re looking forward to planting out our food forest in spring. 🌱🌻 It’s getting close to time where I’ll be finalising the list and placing orders with suppliers. Before I do I wanted toContinue reading “Food Forest Plant List”

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