Join our workshops, garden visits and catch up events
For Nature is running regular Catch Ups where you can learn and connect with experts, like-minded people and Nature Conservation staff. The catch ups include talks, field visits and workshops.
Our 2021 events are generously funded by the Augusta Margaret River Shire through its Community Resilience Grants Program. View the list of events below and click on each event to find out more and reserve your spot. More events coming soon!
2021 Events for Semi-rural and Rural Landholders
⇒ Wicking Beds and Waterwise Gardening Workshop. Join us for a practical workshop exploring how to make successful water-wise wicking beds, with options for all backyards and all budgets. Discover a self-contained, raised-bed food growing solution – whether you’re renting, have limited space, have grass or trees competing with your garden, or if you are just tired of constant watering! This workshop will be held at the Margaret River Community Garden and facilitated by Laura Bailey from Margaret River Organic Farmer, who has been experimenting with wicking beds for years.
Date: 10am – 12pm, Sunday 10 October 2021
FREE event, please reserve your spot as places are limited – you can do so here.
⇒ Open Nature Gardens Weekend. Visit eight inspiring nature and wildlife gardens over one weekend in the Margaret River region. Tour the properties, meet the gardeners and learn how to create a nature friendly, water-wise, sustainable and ecologically-rich garden packed with habitat for wildlife and pollinators. From bush blocks and rural properties to suburban and coastal gardens, there’s something for everyone! Visit all 8 gardens over the weekend, or pick and choose the ones of most interest.
Date: Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 October 2021
Venue: 8 superb gardens in and around Margaret River
Tickets $10 per person, all profits going back into nature conservation in the community