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In Your Backyard Workshop series tonight in Millicent

 Natural Resources South East, City of Mount Gambier, Wattle Range Council, Naracoorte Lucindale Council and Tatiara District Council are bringing you a series of workshops focussed on natural resources in your own backyard.

Featuring 3 short talks from Natural Resources South East:

• ‘Plant me instead’ – Urban biodiversity, a look at alternatives to traditional plants in the garden, attracting wildlife

• ‘What are weeds’ – why urban weed escape is a problem

• ‘Soil and water wise gardens’ – getting the most out of what you have got

There will be an additional speaker from your local community, talking about local projects. Bring in soil and water samples for testing, and weeds and native plants for ID or discussion.

Mount Gambier Tuesday 20th October, 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Upstairs at the Main Corner, 1 Bay Road. Council topic: Edible Cities Project.

Millicent Thursday 22nd October, 6.30 – 8.00pm

Millicent Civic and Arts Centre, Supper Room, Ridge Terrace.

Council topic: household and green waste management and disposal.

Naracoorte Tuesday 27th October, 5.00 – 6.30pm

Naracoorte Community Garden, Naracoorte Sports Centre. BYO chair.

Bordertown Thursday 29th October 7.00pm – 8.30pm Bordertown Civic Centre, Conference room.

Guest speaker: Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan.

Supper provided, please RSVP by calling Natural Resources South East on 8735 1177 or registering via naturalresourcesse.eventbrite.com

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