Sustainable living sessions at your library
  • Tuesday 01 March 2016
Sustainable living workshopsIf you’re passionate about making the world a better place, head to the free sustainable living information sessions at Sunshine Coast Council’s Libraries.

With everything from worm farms to bush tucker – there is literally something for everyone!

Help council meet our corporate vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region – vibrant, green diverse and attend one of the following sessions to learn how you can make a difference:

Viable Soil Health
Throughout the month of March, you can join Pia Dowling, author of Common Scents Organic Gardening, and learn how to turn your garden into a haven for plants. This session delves deep into the chemical make-up of soil and gives you a close look at what’s really going on under the ground. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.

Flying Foxes
Did you know that flying foxes play an important role in our local forests? Throughout March, join Martin Fingland from Geckoes Wildlife to discover the secret life of flying foxes. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.

Bush Tucker
Join Veronica Cougan from Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery throughout April and May and gain knowledge of native bush foods available on the Sunshine Coast. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.

Population Matters
Join Dianne Shun Wah, local supporter of Global Population Speakout, throughout April and May to gain a better understanding of the impact the human population has on the ecosystem. Find out what changes need to be made for the future of nature and wildlife. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.

Worm Farms and Compost

Throughout April and May, learn how to set up a worm farm and compost system and reduce your landfill waste by up to 50%. See how an organic recycling system works and pick up some invaluable troubleshooting tips. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.

Local Beauties
Join Fuschia Collard, Manager of the Coolum Community Native Nursery to discover the many benefits to planting local, native plants in your garden. Learn how to attract butterflies and birds to your backyard and grow your own bush tucker. Throughout April and May discover the local, native plant species suitable for your area. Each participant receives a free local, native plant for their garden. Bookings are essential via council’s library website.