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Rock Forest Tour

Rock Forest Tour

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  • Sun 18 Sep ’16, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
  • Sun 18 Sep ’16, 2:00pm – 2:45pm


Withiel Thomas Reserve, 5 Withiel Dr, Epsom


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Join Auckland Council’s Biodiversity team for a walking tour of a rare and ancient ecosystem in Epsom’s Withiel Thomas Reserve.

Discover what makes the Withiel Thomas and Almorah Road lava rock forest unique, how you can help protect it and take home tips on caring for native biodiversity on your own property.

Read more about this amazing ecosystem in the NZ Geographic story 'Eden in Auckland': https://www.nzgeo.com/stories/eden-in-auckland/

Meet on the grassy area in front of the reserve. Parking is limited to a single side of Withiel Drive and there is further on street parking on adjoining roads. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

Spaces are strictly limited, to RSVP please email: biodiversity@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz with your preferred time (1 pm or 2 pm).

This event is part of Conservation Week 2016.

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