koala fest

Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News - - Community News - Pa­tri­cia Sch­watz

A Koala Fest is to be held on Satur­day 15th Septem­ber 2018 in Me­mo­rial Park,

Kur­ra­jong Vil­lage be­tween 10am and 2pm.

A great day has been or­ga­nized by many com­mu­nity groups work­ing to­gether to cel­e­brate the koala pop­u­la­tion in the Hawkes­bury and sur­round­ing ar­eas.

These iconic furry an­i­mals are out and about in our re­gion so come along and learn all about them.

This will be a free com­mu­nity event with stalls, ac­tiv­i­ties and in­for­ma­tion for all ages. Koala in­spired spe­cials will be avail­able from cof­fee shops and other busi­nesses.

The event is very im­por­tant be­cause we need to learn how to pro­tect the koalas liv­ing in our bush­land. For ex­am­ple, driv­ing care­fully to avoid hit­ting them on the road and keep­ing dogs un­der con­trol are two im­por­tant ways to pre­vent Koala deaths. Learn about koala habi­tat and col­lect a free koala feed tree.

This will be a fam­ily fun fes­ti­val day with any­thing and ev­ery­thing about koalas. There will be face paint­ing, chil­dren’s play ac­tiv­i­ties and na­tive plant give­aways. Koala Snif­fer Dogs will be com­ing to give demon­stra­tions. These clever dogs find koala poo, which in­di­cates the pres­ence of koalas, and then let their han­dlers know. They are trained not to hurt koalas or any other an­i­mal.

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