Participants were asked to share some of their photo’s and a small selection follows for everyone to enjoy…… Go to our Working Bee – get active page for information on what was achieved this year.
Friday 13th September………
Just follow this link – http://www.friendsofthesimpsondesert.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Working-bee-report-2019-1.pdf This report, together with the announcement of our 2020 Working Bee dates of 18-26 May are all outlined under our new page “Working Bee News – Get Active”.
In 2020 the working bee will be from Monday the 18th May to Tuesday the 26th May. Once again we will be based at Dalhousie Springs and whilst we have jobs left over from the “washed out” 2019 working bee there are other projects in the planning stage that we will let you know about […]
This little bird is an Eyrean grasswren. At 14 to 16 cm in length it is the smallest grasswren. It was first seen by Europeans in 1874 around the Macumba River near Lake Eyre. It is now only found north of Cameron Corner through to Witjira National Park in the Simpson and Strezlecki Deserts. As […]
The Department of Environment and Water (DEW) are calling for volunteers to apply to be Rangers in various National Parks. Volunteer Rangers work with National Parks staff to assist looking after visitors to the Parks. If you want to find out more contact Amy Anderson on 08 8463 3975 or email [email protected]
After recent rain mid May 2019, a young boy swimming near the steps into the thermal pool at Dalhousie Springs found a perfect pearl. Visitors may have noted old mussel shells about this location but never before has there been a record of a pearl being found! The real story is that a lovely lady […]
12 members of the Friends of the Simpson Desert Park (FOS) and 6 vehicles attended this year’s Working Bee (WB). As all would know the original dates for this year’s working bee were for the last two weeks of May. However, for various reasons this period had to be postponed and new dates in July/August […]
2017 Working Bee May 21st to June 1st Report 21 members of the Friends of the Simpson Desert Parks and 11 vehicles attended this year’s working bee. The weather this year was fantastic with temperatures reaching from the low to mid twenties most days, unlike last year’s event which had to be cancelled due the […]