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Newsletter & Recommended Reading


Contributions to the newsletter are most welcome...

Stories, poems, digital photos, artworks, and News...

Email the Bushcare Officer

Or write to: Bushcare Officer, North Sydney Council, PO Box 12, North Sydney NSW 2059


Current Newsletter

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2021 (2MB)


Previous Newsletters

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2021 (3MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2020 (3MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2020 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletters Winter 2020 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2020 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2019 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2019 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2019 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2019 (539KB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2018 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2018 (25th Ann.) (6MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2018 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2018 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2017 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2017 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2017 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2017 (852KB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2016 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2016 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2016 (3MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2016 (1MB)


Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2015 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2015 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2015 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2015 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2014 (929KB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2014 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2014 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2014 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2013 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2013 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2013 (5MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2013 (1MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Summer 2012 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Spring 2012 (2MB)

Bushcare Newsletter Winter 2012 (875KB)

Bushcare Newsletter Autumn 2012 (1MB)


And if you fancy a bushwalk around our way, follow this...

North Sydney harbour foreshore bushwalk guide (14MB)


Recommended Reading

North Sydney Council Hands Across Time...A guide to North Sydney's Aboriginal history and culture 1998. Available from North Sydney Council.

Sydney Metropolitan CMA Bushcare with Care: A Field Guide for Bush Regenerators, Protecting and Conserving Aboriginal Landscapes2008. Available from North Sydney Council

Hornsby Council Look-Alikes, Native and weed plant identification booklet 2009. Available to purchase from North Sydney Council. 

Joan Bradley Bringing Back the Bush. The Bradley method of bush regeneration. Ure Smith Press 1991

Burnum Burnum Wild Things Around Sydney Sainty and Association Publications 1995

Dick Chadwick Australian native gardening made easy. Little Hills Press 2005 (3rd edition)

Cogger, H. G. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia Reed Books 1996

Coupar, P & M. Flying Colours: Common catepillars, butterflies and moths of south-eastern Australia New South Wales University Press 1992

Alan Fairley Wildflowers of Sydney and adjoining areas. Bloomings Books 1991

Fisher, R A field guide to Australian Butterflies Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd. 1995

Flegg, J. Photographic field guide, birds of Australia  New Holland Publishers 2002 (2nd edition)

Peter GrantHabitat garden, attracting wildlife to your garden. ABC Books 2003

Barker, J & Grigg, G Field Guide to Australian Frogs Rigby 1977

Jocelyn Howell & Doug Benson Sydney's bushland, more than meets the eye. Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney 2000

Morcombe, M. Field Guide to Australian Birds Steve Parish Publishing2000

Natalie Peate, Gwenda Macdonald & Alice Talbot Grow what where. Bloomings Books 2006 (3rd edition)

Graham Pizzey The Australian bird-garden, creating havens for native birds. Harper Colins Publishers Australia 2000

Les Robinson Field guide to the native plants of Sydney. Kangaroo Press 2003 (3rd edition)

Simpson & Day Field guide to the birds of Australia   Penguin Books Australia 1996 (5th edition)

Peter Slater, Pat Slater & Raoul SlaterThe Slater field guide to Australian birds Lansdowne Publishing 2000

Diana Snape The Australian garden, designing with Australian plants. Bloomings Books 2003

Angus Stewart Australian plants for year-round colourABC Books 2002

Strahan, R The Mammals of Australia Reed Books/Australian Museum 1995

Triggs, B Tracks, Scats and Other Traces   Oxford University Press 2002

Waterhouse, D and Common, I. Butterflies of Australia   Angus and Robertson 1981

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