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”

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”

Jazz & Kristal – Wilay Designs

Today at lunch time I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Ngunawal artists Jazz & Kristal from Wilay Designs – Aboriginal Artists at the Micro-forest. It was wonderful to finally meet them in person and talk further about our plans for a community mural “Caring for Country”. Dhjan Yimaba Jazz & Kristal, this is veryContinue reading “Jazz & Kristal – Wilay Designs”

Flower planting 2 July 2 pm

We collected these annual flowers and sign yesterday for our two Floriade displays at Holt Shops. A number of different varieties here! Join us to help plant these tomorrow at our Flower Planting at Holt Shops event at 2 pm. Tea and coffee supplied by the wonderful Capital Region Community Services. Please dress for theContinue reading “Flower planting 2 July 2 pm”